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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

CHRISTIE-TRAFFIC JAMS

NEWARK — An appeals court has upheld most of the convictions against two former aides to former Gov. Chris Christie in the “Bridgegate” saga. By David Porter. SENT: 460 words.

SPORTS BETTING

NEW YORK — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 500 words by noon.

JERSEY CITY-PORT AUTHORITY

JERSEY CITY — The city is nearing final approval in a $400 million-plus lawsuit filed in 2014 that claimed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey failed to pay real estate taxes on dozens of properties. UPCOMING: 350 words by 1 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

— BACTERIAL INFECTION-INFANT DEATHS — State health officials say the recent deaths of two prematurely born infants at Newark’s University Hospital may have been associated with a bacterial infection outbreak.

— CHICK-FIL A-UNIVERSITY — Students at a private university in New Jersey can eat more chicken as long as it’s not Chick-fil-A.

— ATTEMPTED OFFICER SLAYING — A New Jersey woman is among several people Kentucky police have arrested after their vehicle pinned two officers to a concrete column.

— WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT — Asbury Park officials are rethinking a waterfront redevelopment plan following criticism that the plan is outdated and doesn’t account for 16 years of growth and crowding.

SPORTS:

BKC--FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON-PROVIDENCE

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Fairleigh Dickinson plays Providence at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

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