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ATLANTIC CITY — The second night of preliminary competition in the swimsuit-less Miss America competition will be held Thursday night in Atlantic City. Contestants from Florida and Wisconsin picked up wins Wednesday in the first night of preliminary competition. By Wayne Parry. With AP photos.


— KNIFEPOINT BANK ROBBERY — A New York City man who admitted robbing a New Jersey bank at knifepoint last year has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.

— TRAIN LINE-SAFETY UPGRADE — New Jersey Transit has closed a train line for a safety upgrade.


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