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BC-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

January 6, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump held out little hope Sunday that another round of talks between top aides and congressional staff would produce meaningful progress toward ending the partial government shutdown, seeming to undercut his team by saying he needed to deal directly with Democratic leaders. By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 820 words, photos and video.

MEMBER EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-RECYCLING CHRISTMAS TREES-GOATS

EVESHAM _ In the weeks after Christmas, Tami Fulcher Millaway makes a lot of meal runs for her kids. It all sounds pretty routine _ until Millaway describes the part where she throws the food over the fence so her kids can gnaw at it for hours. Millaway, who owns BnT Farm with her husband Bill, has 12 goats on her Marlton property - five of them babies - and offers to collect her neighbors’ discarded Christmas trees so she can feed them to her animals. By Sheri Berkery of the Courier-Post of Cherry Hill. SENT: 1,192 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

_ DOUBLE FATAL HOUSE FIRE _ Authorities say a fast-moving fire that killed two people in their northern New Jersey home is not considered suspicious. With AP photos.

_ HIT AND RUN-NEWARK _ A hit-and-run accident in New Jersey’s largest city has left two pedestrians critically injured.

SPORTS:

FBN--EAGLES-BEARS

LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ The Chicago Bears are soaring under coach Matt Nagy as they host the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in an NFC wild-card game. Chicago quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will be making make his first playoff while Philadelphia’s Nick Foles will again be filling in for Carson Wentz. With AP photos.

Eds: Game starts at 4:40 p.m.

WITH:

GOVERNORS-FOOTBALL WAGER

_ Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf have made a friendly wager over Sunday’s football game between the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles.

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