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

September 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING

ELECTION 2018-TAX OVERHAUL

CHERRY HILL — In their quest to regain the majority in the U.S. House, Democrats are focusing on the potntial for the new Republican tax law to hurt certain voters in high-tax states such as California, New Jersey and New York. The three states combined have about a dozen competitive House seats, roughly half the number Democrats need to retake the chamber. Many are in places where voters are upset about the law’s limits on local tax deductions. By Geoff Mulvihill and Bill Barrow. AP photos.

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2018-TAX OVERHAUL-HOUSE RACES-GLANCE

SHAVING ON THE TRAIN

NEW YORK — The commuter who filmed another man shaving on a commuter train heading out of New York City and posted the video on social media says he never intended any harm. In a tweet Tuesday, Pete Bentivegna says there’s been a lot of licensing interest in the video and that all proceeds will go to support Anthony Torres and his family. AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

— CHILD PORN IN PRISON — A federal prison inmate already serving time for trafficking in child pornography has been sentenced to another lengthy term for possessing child sex abuse videos inside the prison.

— FOOD STAMP SCHEME — The former owner of a small grocery store in New Jersey’s largest city has admitted her role in a food stamps for cash scheme that cheated the government out of more than $885,000.

— ESCAPED ALLIGATOR — Police in New Jersey are warning residents about an alligator that’s on the loose.

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