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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

OCEAN RESORT CASINO

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City’s former Revel casino, one of the resort’s most spectacular flops, is reopening as the Ocean Resort Casino, and gives a sneak peak of its progress toward its reincarnation. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 3 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

— SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT-CHARGES — A school superintendent charged with public defecation in New Jersey didn’t offer an explanation during a brief court hearing.

— TRENTON MAYORAL RACE — Voters in New Jersey’s capital city are headed to the polls to choose a new mayor.

— MISSING GIRL FOUND DEAD — Lawyers for a New Jersey man accused of raping and killing his 11-year-old neighbor last summer will have more time to investigate the allegations.

— RAFT RIDER DROWNS — Authorities say a man has drowned after falling off a raft in a lake at the New Jersey shore.

— STATE POLICE-WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT — New Jersey officials have agreed to a $1.4 million settlement in the decade-long case of a former state trooper who says he was punished for reporting discrimination.

— POLICE SHOOTING-STRIP MALL — The family of a woman who police shot while she allegedly tried to run over New Jersey police officers says they are demanding an investigation into the shooting.

— STOLEN AMBULANCE-DWI CHARGE — Police in New Jersey say a drunken concert attendee stole an emergency services vehicle and crashed into a taxi.

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