AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ
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Governors have a wide range of priorities they want to tackle in the coming year, from tax reform to education. Yet it’s a topic that receives less attention on the campaign trail and in their speeches that could determine their success — natural disasters. In the last two years alone, storms and natural disasters have killed scores of people, damaged or destroyed tens of thousands of homes and cost tens of billions of dollars. By Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 1,227 words, photos.
MALL SHOOTING-BLACK FRIDAY
ELIZABETH — A man was shot during Black Friday shopping at a New Jersey mall, sending terrified shoppers running and hiding in stores. The man was shot in the wrist Friday night at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, city spokeswoman Kelly Martins said. She said his injuries didn’t appear life-threatening. No suspect was in custody, and the victim was not cooperating with police, Martins said. Police were reviewing camera footage. SENT: 491 words, photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
— MANSION FIRE-DEATHS — The brother of one of the four homicide victims found at a burning New Jersey mansion is due in court regarding allegations he set fire to his own house.
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