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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

August 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


— RADIO HOSTS-ATTORNEY GENERAL — The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show suspended for calling the nation’s first Sikh attorney general “turban man” are back on the air.

— RESIDENTIAL CENTER-HIT-RUN FATALITY — Officials have released the name of a woman killed in a hit-and-run accident at a residential center for the developmentally disabled in New Jersey.

— FATAL ACCIDENT-PEDESTRIAN KILLED — Authorities say an alleged drunken driver accused in a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian earlier this year has been indicted on vehicular homicide charges.

— NEIGHBORS RESCUE FAMILY — Fire officials in New Jersey say neighbors helped rescue three people trapped in a burning home.

— MS13-LEADERSHIP-PROSECUTION — A man identified by prosecutors as the East Coast leader of the MS-13 gang says he’s suffering from his Long Island jail lockdown.


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