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.

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IN BRIEF:

— STORMY WEATHER — Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least three people dead and more 200,000 homes and businesses without power. AP photos and video.

— PREP SCHOOL-SEX ABUSE — A New Jersey prep school that acknowledged sexual misconduct against students and other children committed by three faculty members in the 1970s has reached a settlement with nearly two dozen victims.

— ASSAULTED TWICE — Authorities in a New Jersey say a man was assaulted twice in one morning in two completely unrelated crimes.

— ACQUITTED-SHOT TO DEATH — Police say a man who was acquitted of murder late last year was shot to death in Atlantic City earlier this week.

— CHILD PORN CHARGES — An elderly New Jersey man who had thousands of child sex abuse images and videos on his home computer has pleaded guilty to distributing child porn.

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