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

January 17, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING:

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS-TRUMP

SIOUX CITY, Iowa _ When Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has launched a presidential exploratory committee, and dozens of other White House hopefuls face a challenge as the Democratic primary gets under way. They must decide how — and whether — to respond to Trump’s pugnacious and insensitive attacks on his political opponents. If they punch back too hard, they could be accused of playing Trump’s game. If they ignore him entirely, they risk appearing unprepared to take on a president who knows few boundaries. By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont.

IN BRIEF:

_ MAYOR-RECALL FAILED _ An effort to recall a northern New Jersey mayor has met with defeat.

_ WINTER STORM _ A snowstorm is expected to pass through New Jersey Thursday, causing problems for motorists into Friday morning’s commute.

_ MEASLES OUTBREAK-NJ _ Health officials in Ocean County, New Jersey have declared a measles outbreak that sickened 33 people officially over.

_ BUS AIDE FIRED _ Officials have fired a New Jersey school bus aide who was captured on video using profanities and threatening a 10-year-old boy.

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