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Newark, New Jersey is located in Essex County. Zip codes in Newark, NJ include 07198, 07107, and 07199. The median home price in Newark is $169,000 which is roughly $72/per square foot. More Newark information.

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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Pit bull Cory Booker helped rescue dies after developing brain clot

NEWARK - A dog left locked in a crate before being rescued by then Newark Mayor Cory Booker a year ago died in June, a published report said.

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7 hrs ago | The Item

Legislators push for upgrades at Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan

Two top New Jersey legislators paid a visit to NJ Transit officials on Wednesday to demand the agency do more to improve conditions and reduce commuter wait times at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

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11 hrs ago | NBC12

Missing Henrico woman found safe in NJ

Fatoumata "Diamond" Coulibaly went to the police department in Newark, NJ to tell them she was aware she was reported missing in Henrico and was safe.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hundreds attend funeral for cheerleader gunned down in Newark

Mourners attend the funeral for Cheyanne Bond at the Christian Love Baptist Church in Irvington.

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Los Angeles Times

Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

The findings of a Justice Department investigation into Newark's Police Department have been presented to the city's mayor.

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The Jersey Journal

Woman found dead outside Newark home was murdered, prosecutor says

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a woman found outside an Empire Street home Wednesday as a homicide.

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NJ.com

Newark schools spent $22K a month on catered food and take-out, report says

NEWARK - The financially strapped Newark school district has spent about $330,000 over the past 15 months on catered meals and take-out food, a published report said.

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DFW Catholic

New Jersey Dominicans launch monastery expansion initiative

Newark, N.J., Jul 9, 2014 / 04:03 am .- The Dominican monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary was first built in 1930s on donations of a dime per brick.

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NorthJersey.com

NJ tax preparer sentenced to 18 months for scam

Kellar Covington Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months by a federal judge in Newark.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Katy Perry brings her Prismatic Tour to Newark

Who is the reigning pop queen? Judge by Twitter followers and most digital singles sold - as we must in this day and age - and the answer is not BeyoncA© or Lady Gaga or Rihanna.

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News12.com

Dozens of cats left in only 5 crates at Newark shelter after hours

An Essex County animal shelter says a woman dropped off dozens of cats on its doorstep, all crammed into five small crates.

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The Jersey Journal

Newark man drags Walmart security guard with his car in Kearny: police

Pablito Santiago, 30, of Newark, is accused of dragging a Walmart security guard during a robbery of a Kearny story.

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Religion News Service

Catholic schools fight to keep doors open as future dims

NEWARK, N.J. Suzanne Alworth remembers the glory days of Catholic schools: classrooms taught by nuns packed with close to 40 children in blue-and-white plaid uniforms.

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NorthJersey.com

Christie's Sandy recovery chief resigning, replacement named

Terrence Brody replaces Marc Ferzan, who became the executive director of the office when it was created shortly after Superstorm Sandy devastated the state.

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The Jersey Journal

Study by Education Law Center says Bayonne school district is 'one of most underfunded' in state

The Education Law Center, an education advocacy organization based in Newark, has labeled the Bayonne public schools district "one of the most underfunded in New Jersey" at a time when the district is contending with an influx of new students, a high number of low-income and bilingual students, and schools in need of physical upgrades.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

N.J.'s Booker, Rand Paul unite to reform drug policies

Liberal and libertarian are teaming up in the Senate this week as Cory Booker and Rand Paul are working together to help people convicted of drug offenses, especially juveniles, to avoid the stigma of a criminal conviction the rest of their lives.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Alternative Press

Two Minors Arrested in South Orange on Shoplifting Charges

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ Two Newark minors, both 15, were arrested when police responded to a report of shoplifting at 7-11 shortly after 9 p.m. on June 27. The juveniles stole several items from the store before fleeing on foot but were apprehended and arrested shortly after.

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The Jersey Journal

Women convicted of brutal murder dies in prison; family questions death

Nadiyah Venable, who died in state prison last week at age 23, testified last year in her trial for the murder of ShaRon Moens of Newark, a 29-year-old mother of three who was her romantic rival.

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The Jersey Journal

Parishioners Say Goodbye To Queen of Angels Parish in Newark

Tony Brice, who grew up in the church as a child, pulls out a candle holder display to be salvaged.

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NJ.com

$10K rewards offered in pair of Newark homicides

Jermaine Gamble, 20, was shot and killed June 6. He was found in the street on the 200-block of South 8th Street at approximately 4:50 p.m. that day, authorities said.

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