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BC-NJ--New Jersey News Coverage Advisory, NJ

December 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Gov. Phil Murphy is set to sign legislation to overhaul New Jersey Transit.


New Jersey authorities announce a development in their opposition to offshore oil and natural gas drilling.


_ JERSEY SHORE-EXTORTION _ A former boyfriend of a “Jersey Shore” cast member is accused of seeking $25,000 for not divulging secrets to the media.

_ FATAL HIT AND RUN _ Authorities in Bergen County say a driver is in custody after a hit-and-run accident killed a woman in Fort Lee.

_ ARMORED TRUCK-CASH ON HIGHWAY _ A large chunk of cash is still missing from last week’s armored truck spill on a New Jersey highway, and police are warning people to pony up before they get picked up.

_ CLERK KILLED-ROBBERY _ Authorities say a clerk was shot and killed during a robbery at a gas station in New Jersey.

_ AIRPORT GUN-JUELZ SANTANA _ Rapper Juelz Santana has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for trying to get a loaded gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport.



COLUMBUS, Ohio _ The New Jersey Devils visit the Blue Jackets.


WEST LONG BRANCH _ Winless Monmouth host Yale.


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