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BELLEFONTE — The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge from New Jersey after a night of drinking and hazing last year will be sentenced on Tuesday. Ryan Burke will learn his punishment after pleading guilty to four counts of hazing and five alcohol violations. By Mark Scolforo.


MOUNT LAUREL — Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur and Democrat Andy Kim are squaring off in a candidate forum in their southern New Jersey district. MacArthur is seeking his third term representing the district that includes Burlington and Ocean counties. By Mike Catalini.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday he is consulting with the National Rifle Association over whether it makes sense for a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun. Trump tweeted he is "looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public," adding that he "already spoke to NRA." Eight states including New Jersey have sued to stop the government from allowing the company to go forward with the plans. SENT: 480 words.


— RESTAURANT-WORM IN FISH — A New Jersey shore restaurant is fighting back against a customer who posted a video of a worm crawling out of a piece of fish.

— OLDEST NUCLEAR PLANT-SALE — The country's oldest nuclear power plant is being sold to a company that will decommission it in the next eight years, decades earlier than required by industry protocols.

— LAKE-TOXIC SCUM — Health officials are urging the public not to fish or boat in Monmouth County's largest lake due to high bacteria levels.

— FATAL POLICE SHOOTING — A vigil has been organized for a New Jersey man shot and killed by police near a popular Pennsylvania amusement park.

— DOG LEFT TO DROWN — Authorities are trying to find the person who left a young pit bull to drown in a cage at water's edge in a rising tide.



FLORHAM PARK — Quincy Enunwa was coming off a breakout season when his NFL career came to an abrupt halt a year ago. The New York Jets wide receiver injured his neck during a training camp practice and missed the entire season. Enunwa is now nearly all the way back and is looking forward to being a major part of New York's offense again. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 6 p.m. EDT.


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