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The Record" No 'green' for green

NEW JERSEYANS, as overtaxed as they are, have never said no to more spending when it comes to preserving open space.

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Related Topix: Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Chefs with a Mission cook up educational programs, video series

Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks experience.

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Related Topix: Dining, Family, Kids

CBS Local

Gov. Christie: State's Bail System 'Unfair,' Doesn't Make Sense

Gov. Chris Christie gave a horrific example of someone allegedly committing new crimes Wednesday as he continued to ramp up pressure on lawmakers to makes changes to the state's bail system.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Activism

NorthJersey.com

Man sentenced for armed robberies in Essex, Bergen counties

A Newark man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 20 years in prison for his role in 14 armed robberies throughout northern New Jersey, including the towns of Belleville, Bloomfield and Verona, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Verona, NJ, Bloomfield, NJ

Science Daily

Income a major driver of avoidable hospitalizations across New Jersey

The household income of its residents is the most important factor in whether a community has high or low rates of avoidable hospital visits -- conditions that could be better managed in a doctor's office or other health care settings if treated at an early stage, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rutgers University, Asbury Park, NJ

In-depth Africa

Obama's Muslim Founding Fathers

In his message to Muslims on their holiday Eid al-Fitr, issued Sunday, Barack Obama asserted that "Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Religion, Islam

WKXW-FM Trenton

Studying Sandy's impact on New Jerseyans

In an effort to determine the long-term effects of Sandy on the health and well-being of New Jersey residents, the state Department of Health is backing a study that will be conducted by a joint research team from Rutgers and Columbia universities.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Rutgers University

WKXW-FM Trenton

Biz leaders urge Congress to pass online sales tax bill

New Jersey business leaders are urging Congress to take action on legislation, before they break for summer, that would require online retailers to collect sales tax .

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

New Jersey Herald

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Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was nearing the end of a tour of Swartswood State Park on Tuesday when she was handed a souvenir.

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Related Topix: Swartswood, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Sussex County, NJ, Clinton, NJ, Hope, NJ

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Wyckoff Man Steals Grandma's Car From Church Lot, Sells It For Heroin

A New Jersey man has been arrested in connection with the theft of his grandmother's car from a church parking lot.

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Asbury Park Press

Christie calls Legislature to session on bail reformChristie calls...

Christie calls Legislature to session on bail reform Governor directs lawmakers to convene Thursday in hopes of changing N.J.'s bail laws Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1mZh0yo Gov. Chris Christie calls on the Legislature to act on a tax cut during a special session in the Assembly chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton on ... (more)

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

Business Wire

Redflex Traffic Systems Educates New Jersey Drivers About...

Municipalities around New Jersey rely on safety cameras to detect and deter dangerous driving at intersections with a history of crashes and violations resulting from red-light running.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

Asbury Park Press

Guadagno at the park, Sweeney at the farmGuadagno at the park,...

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno at the Quick Chek NJ Festival of Ballooning on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Clinton, NJ, Mahwah, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ

Asbury Park Press

West Nile found in New Jersey mosquitoesWest Nile found in New Jersey ...

West Nile found in New Jersey mosquitoes Twenty New Jersey residents have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus that has spread through the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Burlington, NJ

Triple Pundit

New Jersey Turns to Distributed Resources to Enhance Energy Resilience

Superstorm Sandy caused tremendous damage, as well as hardship and loss of life, in communities across New Jersey - with a total of over $37 billion in physical damages alone, according to a Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration study released in October 2013.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Weather, Monmouth County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Officials fear proposed New York casino could taint New Jersey water

A developer's rendering of the proposed Sterling Forest Resort, which won the approval of Tuxedo, N.Y., officials in May. More than a decade after New Jersey and New York spent $100 million to preserve Sterling Forest, a proposal to build a resort and casino in the vast wooded area alarms environmentalists and some officials who fear the project ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey Government, Sterling Forest, NY, Newt Gingrich, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Harriman, NY

TheAlternativePress.com

Blood Center of New Jersey Makes Major Appeal as Blood Supply Looms Dangerously Low

EAST ORANGE, NJ The Blood Center of New Jersey headquartered at South Grove Street in East Orange is appealing to all eligible blood donors and the community at large for help with the current blood supply.

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Related Topix: East Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, Parsippany, NJ, West Orange, NJ

CBS Local

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

WKXW-FM Trenton

Snake search ends, beach smoking ban and more: First News with Podcast

New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery.

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Home Gardening, Home

WKXW-FM Trenton

Cop pleads not guilty in fire at captain's home

A central New Jersey police officer has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from a firebomb attack at the home of his police captain.

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