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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 8, 2018

Good morning! 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_New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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NEWARK — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is scheduled to address what his office has termed “misinformation” about lead levels in the city’s water supply that are at the core of a federal lawsuit filed in June. By David Porter. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A man who federal authorities believe is in the U.S. illegally has been charged in the fatal shooting of two former roommates and a woman in southwest Missouri. A second man has been charged as an accomplice. SENT: 536 words, photos.


— MEASLES OUTBREAK-NJ — New Jersey health officials have confirmed two more cases of measles in a central New Jersey community, with another seven people also suspected of having the virus.

— ELECTION 2018-ELECTION WINNER RESIGNING — A man elected to a county position in southern New Jersey this week plans to resign the day after he’s sworn in.

— MAYORAL SUCCESSION — A New Jersey township has elected a new mayor — the fifth person to hold the office since the longtime mayor died this summer.

— SHELLFISH QUOTAS — A couple of the most significant fisheries for shellfish on the East Coast will have the same catch quotas next year.



SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Arike Ogunbowale and Marina Mabrey will always have Columbus, Ohio. The senior guards and off-campus roommates for No. 1 Notre Dame will always have Brooklyn, too. The friendship between Ogunbowale, the Milwaukee scoring machine, and Mabrey, the street-wise Jersey shore kid, was cemented at the Barclays Center on April 17, 2015 in the Jordan Brand Classic. By John Fineran. AP photos.


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