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

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Soon-to-be unemployed casino workers have gathered on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City for a rally and prayer service. The gathering came hours after New Jersey officials issued a final closure order for Revel, one of three casinos shutting down in the next few weeks. Showboat and Trump Plaza are also closing.

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno has signed a law requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth through 12th grades. Guadagno is serving as acting governor with Governor Chris Christie out of the state.

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - The family of a mentally ill man shot to death by a Paterson police officer is seeking $10 million in a federal lawsuit. Saulo Del Rosario's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the police department. Del Rosario was shot and killed by police in 2012.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - One of six men found guilty in the 2007 slayings of three friends in a Newark schoolyard is seeking to overturn his conviction and wants a new trial. The Star-Ledger reports Jose Carranza was sentenced to 155 years in prison. Carranza claims his attorney coerced him not to testify and failed to conduct any pre-trial investigations. His attorney says he advised his client against testifying.

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