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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 8

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

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bill Pascrell, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Albio Sires, Immigration Reform, Hudson County, NJ

6 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Port Authority to graduate largest police class

Two sons of officers killed in the line of duty during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be among the 249 cadets receiving their badges during a ceremony in Elizabeth Friday.

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10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Polytech to offer Black Seal Low Pressure course this fall

In preparation for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry Low Pressure Black Seal License exam, this theory course covers boiler room equipment and safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam/hot water systems.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Atlantic City is a disaster where the worst is yet to come

The lodging industry was aghast when the $170 million Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas closed in 2010 after just seven years.

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New Jersey Herald

Glitch voids 17,000 New Jersey red-light tickets

A computer glitch at the company that operates most of the state's red-light cameras has led to about 17,000 tickets being voided, the judiciary office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Computers, Jersey City, NJ, Palisades Park, NJ, Rahway, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Progressive slots link New Jersey, Nevada casinos

A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ

Courier News

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk The state is working on a fix, said Department of Human Services spokeswoman Ellen Lovejoy via email.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

MyFoxNY

Five Guys offers bacon milkshakes

Burger chain Five Guys is testing the adage that everything tastes better with bacon.

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Related Topix: Springfield, NJ, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Middletown, NJ, Denville, NJ, East Hanover, NJ

Courier News

EDITORIAL: We're Number 1 in public educationEDITORIAL: We're Number...

EDITORIAL: We're Number 1 in public education Just don't tell Gov. Christie, who prefers we think of our schools as failures Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oTm51N Evo Popoff, assistant commissioner and chief innovation officer of the New Jersey Department of and Takecia Saylor, the department's newly appointed director ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey Government, Family, Kids, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Thomas Edison Tops List of Preferred Dinner Companions by NJ Business Executives

EDISON, NJ When New Jersey business leaders - presidents, CEOs and senior executives were asked what New Jersey personality they would most like to have dinner with, the business leaders' eschewed actors and musicians, preferring instead the company of thinkers.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Lawrenceville, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ, Neptune City, NJ

Los Angeles Times

Seattle man says he killed 4 men in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

Seattle police say he killed men in Washington and New Jersey as part of revenge plot against U.S. government A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents ... (more)

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ

NewsOK.com

New Jersey hotel settles Sandy price gouging case

A hotel in southern New Jersey has agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle allegations of price gouging in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the state attorney general's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Asbury Park Press

Revel shutdown OKd as prayer service nearsRevel shutdown OKd as...

Hours before hundreds of workers were to hold a prayer rally as three casinos are set to close, New Jersey officials issued a final closure order for another one.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Meadowlands proposal, Freehold accident 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: Freehold, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Atlantic City, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

New Jersey Helps Ex-Cons Get Jobs

A new bill soon will prohibit New Jersey-based companies with 15 or more employees from inquiring into the criminal backgrounds of job applicants until after the first interview.

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Related Topix: Pine Brook, NJ

Philly.com

Sweeney agrees to Camden school bill without retirement incentives

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he will accept Gov. Christie's changes to a bill intended to expedite development of privately run public "Renaissance" schools in Camden.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Route 18 bridge replacement may cause traffic jamsRoute 18 bridge...

Route 18 bridge replacement may cause traffic jams Project is near construction on New Jersey Turnpike Exit 9 Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VEi1pf In the meantime, a $28.4 million project to ease congestion on Route 18 might be the cause of some traffic jams.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

MyFoxNY

Fatal crash in Freehold

A three-vehicle crash killed three people and critically hurt a fourth person in Freehold Township, New Jersey, Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

India.com

Independence Day Festivities to Take Place in New Jersey, Long Island

EDISON, New Jersey: India's Independence Day celebrations got an early start as Indian-Americans in the tristate area came out in large numbers over the weekend to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, Edison, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Bollywood, Cory Booker

Morristown Green

Federal judge rejects Morristown councilwoman's challenge to New Jersey primary system

A federal judge has upheld New Jersey's closed primary system, rejecting a legal challenge from Morristown Council President Rebecca Feldman and others who contended the taxpayer-funded primaries unfairly exclude nearly half the state's voters, who are unaffiliated.

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Related Topix: Morristown, NJ

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