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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

October 9, 2018

Good evening! 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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METUCHEN — Gov. Phil Murphy is discussing details of an audit of New Jersey Transit, the statewide transit system he has termed “a national disgrace.” The Democrat will be at a train station in central New Jersey on Tuesday. Murphy ordered the audit after he took office in January. NJ Transit, one of the nation’s largest transit agencies, has been plagued by poor on-time performance, breakdowns and safety issues. By David Porter. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.


— BEAR HUNT — New Jersey’s latest bear hunt is underway.

— LEGAL POT-BAN — Local officials in a New Jersey borough say they plan to follow a number of townships’ leads in pre-emptively banning marijuana sales irrespective of a state law legalizing pot.


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