AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ
Jul. 12, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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OCEANPORT — New Jersey gambling regulators are scheduled to reveal how the state's nascent sports betting market did in its first weeks. Figures to be released Thursday afternoon by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement will show how Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport and the Borgata casino, which both began June 14, and Ocean Resort Casino, which started June 28, did in the first two weeks after sports betting became legal. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 3 p.m.
AROUND THE STATE:
— ASK THE GOVERNOR-RADIO SHOW — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and public radio stations have reached a deal to air a constituent call-in show.
— DOGS-INHUMANE CONDITIONS — A man accused of keeping more than 40 dogs in "severely unsanitary and inhumane" conditions at his New Jersey home is now facing numerous animal cruelty counts.
— ENTANGLED WHALE —Crews have successfully disentangled a humpback whale that got caught in material in waters off New Jersey.
— BOSTON COLLEGE-PLAYER ASSAULTED — A New Jersey police officer and another man have been charged in connection with an altercation at a Boston pizza shop that landed a Boston College hockey player in the hospital with a serious jaw injury.
— TEACHER-INAPPROPRIATE PHOTOS — A New Jersey school district has fired a high school teacher who is accused of sending inappropriate photos to a male student.
— BABY'S BODY FOUND — Prosecutors say a man charged with dumping his dead toddler's body near train tracks had had the body for months.
— KAYAKER SEARCH — Vermont's State Police Marine Unit and Dive Team has located a body believed to be that of a missing New Jersey kayaker in Lake Champlain.
— BANK ROBBERY-GUILTY PLEA — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to a bank robbery in Connecticut.
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