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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

August 23, 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.

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ATLANTIC CITY — PlaySugarHouse.com launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino on Thursday, the latest entrant into New Jersey’s surging sports betting market. New Jersey gambling regulators had approved the site to go live Thursday morning; the company says it was up and running at 6 a.m. The SugarHouse Online Sportsbook & Casino is the first online sports betting associated with the license of the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City, which has an online affiliation with Philadelphia’s SugarHouse casino. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 327 words.


— TWO BIDES FOUND — The deaths of two men found fatally shot inside a New Jersey shore home earlier this year has been ruled a murder-suicide.

— FATAL CHAIN-REACTION CRASH — Authorities say a chain-reaction crash on a major New Jersey highway has killed one person and left several others injured.

— CRIME GUNS-INFO SHARING — New Jersey’s attorney general has ordered all state and local police forces to share information on buyers and sellers of guns used in crimes.

— SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR-THEFT CHARGE — A New Jersey school administrator stands accused of stealing nearly $15,000 from a district where she once worked.

— FATAL SHOOTING — Police in New Jersey continue to search for the suspect who shot and killed a 26-year-old woman earlier this week.

— PEOPLE-JANET JACKSON — Janet Jackson will receive the rock star award at the 2018 Black Girls Rock awards.


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