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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

July 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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— STRAY BULLET-GIRL STRUCK — Authorities say a stray bullet struck and injured a 5-year-old girl as she walked with her father in New Jersey’s largest city.

— RESCUED SWIMMER DIES — A swimmer who was unconscious when he was pulled from ocean waters off the southern New Jersey coast has died.

— PICKUP RUNS OVER DRIVER — Authorities say a pickup truck driver attempting to push a disabled vehicle onto a trailer was struck and seriously injured when the pickup rolled over him.

— BOAT CAPSIZES-CHILDREN RESCUED — Authorities say 13 people — including several children — were rescued after a boat capsized in waters off southern New Jersey.

— KAYAKER SEARCH — Rescue crews in Vermont are expected to resume their search for a New Jersey kayaker who was last seen holding onto his overturned yellow kayak on Lake Champlain.


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