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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 18, 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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TOP STORIES:

COLLEGES-MEN’S RIGHTS

WASHINGTON — At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly. By Maria Danilova. SENT: About 760 words.

RHODES SCHOLARS

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m., pursuing photos.

BUSINESS:

INSURGENT BRANDS-PREOWNED LUXURY WATCHES

NEW YORK — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy. By Amir Bibawy. SENT: About 1260 words.

With:

— INSURGENT BRANDS-PREOWNED LUXURY WATCHES-OWNING IT.

EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-MOTORIZED TACKLING DUMMY

OCEAN CITY — It weighs 195 pounds and can run 20 miles per hour. It’s not a Division I football recruit, but rather a motorized padded tackling dummy for players to learn safe tackling techniques. Earlier this season, the Ocean City High School football team unveiled the dummy in hopes of making the game a little safer. The dummy helps reduce head injuries from unnecessary helmet-to-helmet collisions and allows players to tackle at game speed, according to Ocean City coach Kevin Smith. By Patrick Mulranen, The Press of Atlantic City. SENT: About 700 words.

SPORTS:

FBN--EAGLES-SAINTS

NEW ORLEANS — Philadelphia Eagles plays New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

FBN--STEELERS-JAGUARS

JACKSONVILLE — Pittsburgh Steelers plays Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field.

BKC--MYRTLE BEACH INVITATIONAL

CONWAY, S.C. — UCF and Western Kentucky will play for the championship on the final day of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Wake Forest and Valparaiso meet in the fifth-place game to start the day, followed by Cal State Fullerton and Monmouth playing for seventh. West Virginia and St. Joseph’s will meet in the third-place game.

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