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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

July 21, 2018

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.

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TRENTON — New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Bob Hugin has poured millions into his campaign to beat Democratic incumbent Bob Menendez in this year’s midterm contest. Now Menendez has gone on the attack and super PACs are getting into the race as well. By Mike Catalini. SENT: About 620 words.



NEWARK — Some residents have fought curfew laws that force kids indoors on summer evenings if they’re not accompanied by an adult. Some of those court battles have even been successful. But many of New Jersey’s municipalities still have juvenile curfews. And nearly all of the state’s 15 most populous municipalities have curfews. Some begin as early as 9:30 p.m., and end as late as 6 a.m., like the one in Galloway Township. Most, however, restrict unescorted travel by those 17 and younger outside the house between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Ignore the ordinance, and nothing may happen in some municipalities. But parents of those who are caught may be issued fines as high as $1,000. By Taylor Tiamoyo Harris, NJ.com. SENT: About 1250 words.


GAS PRICES — Drivers in New Jersey saw prices at the pump dip a bit last week, which analysts call part of a nationwide trend of instability.


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