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BC-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

May 28, 2019

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Jersey. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP’s New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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TRENTON _ New Jersey issued new rules for microbreweries Tuesday, several months after an initial attempt met with resistance from brewers who said their businesses would be hurt. The guidelines released by the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, which update and clarify a 2012 law allowing microbreweries to serve their products on-site, limit how many events breweries can host, who is allowed to drink on-premises and whether they can serve food. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.


ATLANTIC CITY _ Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball following his arrest in a domestic violence case at an Atlantic City casino. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 330 words.



PHILADELPHIA _ When Brett Miller first saw a live organ accompany a silent film — the 1925 version of Phantom of the Opera at the University of Pennsylvania’s Irvine Auditorium — he was stunned. “Oh, I want to do this,” he thought to himself. He was 10. Miller, now 17 and a junior at Pennridge High School in Bucks County, estimates he’s since accompanied more than 60 silent films at locations from the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville to the Loew’s in Jersey City. By Stephanie Farr. An AP member exchange from The Philadelphia Inquirer.


_ BUS KILLS BOY _ A New Jersey Transit bus has struck and killed a 10-year-old boy riding his bike.

_ TRENTON SHOOTINGS _ Another mass shooting in New Jersey’s capital city has left one person dead and five others wounded.

_ KAYAKERS RESCUED-PHONE _ A waterproof cell phone case is being credited with helping to save two stranded kayakers in southern New Jersey.


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