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NJ Residents Feeling Good About the Garden State [AUDIO]

This past winter was long and brutal, but spring has sprung and that has New Jersey residents feeling positive about life in the Garden State .

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Monmouth University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Item

Online poker is North Jersey's latest tourism draw

Mike Azzaro, sitting by the window, and other out-of-towners playing online at the Borgata in Atlantic City on Friday.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Atlantic City, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ

NJ.com

Upper Mount Bethel Township teenager leads litter cleanup effort for Earth Day

Once just a tag-along at the age of 3, Troy Wilford-Hunt is leading an annual effort to clean up Upper Mount Bethel Township .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day

Courier News

Annual 'Tour de Open Space' set for April 27

For bicyclists, nirvana is a long stretch of open road with beautiful scenery, interesting terrain and little traffic.

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Related Topix: Hunterdon County, NJ, Stockton, NJ, Sergeantsville, NJ, Rosemont, NJ

Courier News

Arts advocates to be honored at Wharton Music Center Spring Gala

Wharton Music Center will celebrate its 2014 Spring Gala on Saturday, April 26, at the Park Avenue Club at 184 Park Ave. in Florham Park.

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Related Topix: Florham Park, NJ, Rahway, NJ, 9, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

SiliconValley.com

New Jersey woman sues to get '8THEIST' on her license plate

A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Atheism, Religion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

New Jersey woman sues to get '8THEIST' on her license plate

A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Atheism, Religion, Opinion

Daily Record

Don't count him out: Christie picture still coming into focus

Chris Christie seemed poised to hit the comeback trail three weeks ago. With the release of a report from his administration's internal investigation, he said it exonerated him from connection to the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, New Jersey Government, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitt Romney

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

The high price of car ownership North Bergen auto insurance among NJ's most expensive

The website ValuePenguin recently posted an article asking the question, "Which cities have the cheapest car insurance in New Jersey?" In case you're wondering, North Bergen is not among them.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

New Jersey State Police

Twenty-Nine Charged In Takedown Of International Carjacking/Theft...

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Aseltine, Division of Criminal Justice 292-4791 Capt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Totowa, NJ

New Jersey State Police

Troopers Arrest One of New Jersey's Top 12 Most Wanted

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, members of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit arrested James Wade Barclay, ending the hunt for one of New Jersey's top 12 fugitives that spanned for more than two decades.

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ

The Real Deal

Rendering of PRC Group's student housing project at College of New Jersey

The PRC Group obtained a $52.5 million construction loan for its $80 million student housing project at The College of New Jersey.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, The College of New Jersey

The Jersey Journal

Concert and a Gala will mark New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 20th anniversary

NEW PROVIDENCE - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, headquartered in New Providence, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert and gala at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahwa.

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Related Topix: New Providence, NJ, Union County, NJ, Symphony, Arts, Alexander Borodin, Opera, Maplewood, NJ

Deseret News

In our opinion: In an entrepreneurial economy, reward job-seekers willing to start businesses

Rates of unemployment have remained relatively high in the United States. A number of states are offering mentoring services and unemployment benefits to workers struggling to find traditional employment but willing to start businesses of their own.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Jersey Journal

On the road to Miss New Jersey: What it takes to wear the crown

The smell of hairspray hung in the air, Disney songs played through speakers and make-up was spread across the counter, while 13 girls prepared for the last local pageant that could take them to Miss New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Gloucester County, NJ, Mullica Hill, NJ

Russia Taday

Woman claims discrimination against atheists in NJ license-plate lawsuit

A New Jersey woman is suing the state's Motor Vehicle Commission for denying her attempt to keep God off her vanity license plate by proclaiming her atheism.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Atheism, Religion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Analysis: David Samson's role went beyond Port Authority

Interview memos released this week by the lawyers Christie hired to probe the George Washington Bridge lane closures reveal how David Samson, center - who faced a series of conflict-of-interest questions before resigning from the Port Authority late last month - apparently interacted with Christie administration officials in a number of overlapping ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

Courier News

Forest fire threat heightened in New Jersey

The Pine Barrens' brittle bark, branches and pine needles worry state Fire Warden Bill Edwards more in April than any other month of the year.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day

Daily Mail

New Jersey high school wrestling team won't face charges for viral...

Is THIS the America's newest top-secret spy plane? Clearest picture yet of mystery aircraft spotted flying over Kansas just weeks after being seen in Texas 'The most prolific serial killer you've never heard of': Detective claims this man murdered JonBenet Ramsey, Jimmy Hoffa AND victims of Zodiac Killer in a new book EXCLUSIVE: NBC tragedy as FIVE ... (more)

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Related Topix: JonBenet Ramsey, Avalanche

The Jersey Journal

The 7 best things to do in NJ this weekend

TGIF! Here are our top 7 picks for fun things to do in New Jersey this weekend. What fun activities would you suggest? Tweet ideas to #njweekend Alvin Ailey in Newark - Want to learn to dance from the best? The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will give free workshops at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Tenafly, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Entertainment

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