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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 22, 2018

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_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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

LIGHTHOUSES-SEA LEVEL RISE

MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP — Lighthouses around the U.S. and the world are being threatened by rising seas and erosion, requiring costly protective measures that not every place can afford. One is at the southern tip of New Jersey, where the East Point Lighthouse is in danger of being swallowed by the Delaware Bay. New Jersey officials want to help but caution it could cost millions to save the lighthouse. Similar calculations are being made regarding threatened lighthouses in many places. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 1,008 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

— COMPOUND MEDICATION SCHEME — A former maintenance worker for a southern New Jersey school district has admitted defrauding the state health benefits plan out of nearly $5 million.

— ATTEMPTED MURDER-VERDICT OVERTURNED — A New Jersey appellate court has overturned a man’s attempted murder conviction because the trial judge gave jurors faulty and potentially confusing instructions.

— INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME — A New Jersey man who operated a long-running scheme to defraud investment clients out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN-RIVALRY GAMES

MADISON, Wis. — Barry Alvarez was pacing the sideline as coach the last time that Wisconsin lost Paul Bunyan’s Axe to Minnesota. It was 2003, but the empty feeling that comes with losing the rivalry game remains fresh. Losing stings. It’s all the education that younger fans and players need to understand why rivalry games remain important in the Big Ten. By Genaro C. Armas. SENT: 795 words, photos.

ALSO GETTING ATTENTION:

BKW--T25--DEPAUL-PRINCETON

CANCUN, Mexico — Mart’e Grays scored 23 points and Chante Stonewall had a double-double as No. 16 DePaul rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Princeton 82-67 in the Cancun Challenge on Thursday.

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