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33 min ago | Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 12

New Jersey voters will fill seats in the United States House of Representatives in all twelve legislative districts in November, plus one Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Middlesex County, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Robbinsville, Hamilton officials want to acquire Conrail land to advance...

ROBBINSVILLE - Years ago, the Camden & Amboy Railroad served as a vital vein from South Amboy to Camden, a way to connect the Raritan and Delaware rivers.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

Patch.com

Mercer County Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography During Major Sweep

A Mercer County man was among 14 people who were charged in a second round of arrests in "Operation Predator Alert," a joint operation by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that has targeted offenders in New Jersey who used a file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography, Acting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Mays Landing, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Toxicology results pending for dump truck driver charged in fatal collision near Lawrence lake

TRENTON - Prosecutors are awaiting test results to see whether a driver was impaired when the dump truck he was driving pushed a car into Colonial Lake last week, killing a Trenton man.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Burlington County, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Split verdict for suspended police captain, ex-Sparta mayor

DINGMANS FERRY, Pa. - Traditionally, the 25th anniversary is known as the "silver anniversary."

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Freehold, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Hamilton man accused of pointing gun at infant during home invasion makes first court appearance

During a bail hearing this morning, prosecutors said Wicky Predvil, along with McGhore Jean, robbed a family of more than $200, handbags and a tablet computer in their Second Street in Trenton on July 12. Predvil, 22, is facing a bevy of charges, the most serious of which include five counts of first-degree robbery, four counts of fourth-degree ... (more)

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Asbury Park Press

Split verdict for suspended police captainSplit verdict for suspended ...

Split verdict for suspended police captain Authorities say Brady could face up to 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Accident, emergency work cause traffic trouble

Two lanes on the inbound upper level of the George Washington Bridge were closed for about two hours around noon to replace six finger joints that connect the bridge decks , The closure caused delays of up to 90 minutes, according to New Jersey Fast Traffic, before all four lanes were reopened.

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The Jersey Journal

Mercer Prosecutor's Office probes account opened by former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's office

TRENTON - The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office is investigating a bank account that was allegedly opened by someone in former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's office last year without the knowledge of the city's financial officials or city council.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

NJ.com

Christie administration improperly denied bridge scandal records requests, judge rules

The Christie administration wrongly denied a Cape May County man's requests for Open Public Record Act requests filed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, N.J. Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Cape May County, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, ACLU

The Jersey Journal

Back-to-school backpack project aiming to help kids in Trenton foster care system

The Shiloh Baptist Church of Trenton and the Shiloh Community Development Corporation hosted a back to school backpack giveaway on August 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Trenton, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Mercer County Arrests State-High 111 During Child Support Sweep

A three-day Child Support Sweep resulted in the arrests of 118 people who had a total of 166 outstanding warrants for unpaid child support, Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announced Monday afternoon.

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The Jersey Journal

Hughes named vice president of national county executives organization

Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes delivers his State of the County address, hosted by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce, at the Hyatt Regency Princeton in January.

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NJ.com

Multi-agency program seeks to end the cycle of violence in Trenton

TRENTON - Like many little boys growing up in his north Trenton neighborhood in the late 1980s, 8-year-old Kyle wanted to be a drug dealer when he grew up.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Prison

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Federal grant will help create arts district in downtown Trenton

TRENTON - After years dreaming about the creation of an arts district in downtown Trenton, city officials this week announced a $50,000 grant to help get the project rolling.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Theater, Arts

NJ.com

23-year-old Trenton man dies from multiple gunshots

Trenton police officers were in the area of the 100 block of Rosemont Avenue at about 5 a.m. when they heard gunshots and saw a large group of people running in the 200 block of Rosemont Avenue, said Casey DeBlasio, spokeswoman for the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.

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NJ.com

Much of the former Rossi's Bar & Grill still remains after move from Trenton to Hamilton

A large pane of glass looks into the bar room, with the name of the restaurant painted in classic old letters.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Trenton, NJ, Hamburger

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Mercer authorities, U.S. Post Office combine to make arrest in $100,000 marijuana mailing

EWING - Authorities arrested a man who picked up packages with more than $100,000 worth of marijuana from a Ewing post office Thursday, officials said today.

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NorthJersey.com

Driver charged in fatal submerged car accident

Charges have been filed against the driver of a dump truck police say rammed into a car at a traffic light on Thursday, sending both vehicles into a nearby lake and killing the car's driver.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

Patch.com

Dump Truck Driver Charged in Fatal Crash in Lawrence Township

A Ewing man was charged in connection with a fatal crash caused by dump truck allegedly pushing a man's car into Colonial Lake.

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Related Topix: Ewing, NJ

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