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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask. Jurors in Morris County announced Wednesday that 66-year-old Anthony Novellino was guilty of murder. They deliberated about three hours over two days.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Federal officials are investigating after parents alleged that Newark's school re-organization plan discriminates against black students. The U.S. Education Department's Office of Civil Rights says it is investigating whether the district's "One Newark" plan discriminates against black students on the basis of race. Spokeswoman Dorie Turner Nolt says the investigation started July 7th.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City's mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction. Don Guardian also says his administration has been in talks with the current owners of the former Atlantic Club casino about selling it to a new buyer.

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - State officials say two inmates who escaped from a juvenile detention center in central New Jersey have been captured. The pair was reported missing around 11 this morning from the Albert Elias Residential Community Home. That's located on the campus of the state Juvenile Justice Commission's Johnstone Campus in Bordentown Township.

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