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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

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

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

MyFoxNY

Reward in probe of shooting of bald eagle in NJ

Federal, state, and humane organizations are offering $7,500 in rewards in the case of the shooting of bald eagle in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Prison, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, Parsippany, NJ

JD Supra

Governor Christie Vetoes New Jersey Unemployment Discrimination Bill

In somewhat of a surprise move, in the same week that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the Opportunity to Compete Act, which prohibits employers from inquiring about job candidates' criminal histories early in the hiring process , the Governor vetoed a bill prohibiting discrimination against the unemployed .

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

TheAlternativePress.com

Westfield Memorial Library Presents Cinema & TV The NJ Connection

On Saturday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library hosts "Cinema and Television: The NJ Connection," presented by photographer Walter Choroszewski.

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Related Topix: Libraries

The Alternative Press

New Providence Ranked in Top 10 High Schools in New Jersey

New Providence is ranked No. 6. \r\n\t"New Providence again achieves another top 10 rating among all high schools within the state of New Jersey," Councilman Jim Madden told TAP into New Providence.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, New Providence, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, Standardized Testing, Education

The Alternative Press

Mixed Media Magic Photography Workshop - Taking Your Art to a New Level

Unleash your creativity and experience the magic of layering photographs with Nancy Ori and Heidi Sussman.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Berkeley Heights, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

CBS Local

In Ocean City's Back Bays, Where's the Water?

Ocean City is a dry town, but in part of that Jersey shore point, "dry" means a lot more than a lack of liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Poll: New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence

Poll: New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence Plurality agree with Christie's veto of bill to reduce the legal size ammunition magazines Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1oLYNLj New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence but a plurality agree with Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill to reduce the legal size ammunition ... (more)

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The Alternative Press

After-School Programming at the Westfield Area Y Helps Kids Succeed

The end of summer is quickly approaching and with it comes the beginning of a new school year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc.

TheAlternativePress.com

Easter Seals New Jersey Prepares Youths With Disabilities For The 21st Century Workforce

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ If you live in Central New Jersey and you listen to radio, it's possible you've heard something Brian helped produce.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, Education Etc., Piscataway, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Arts Guild New Jersey in Rahway to present 'Nexus' an international juried show

Arts Guild New Jersey will present "Nexus," an International Juried exhibition. This exhibit will feature 40 artists from New Jersey, New York, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, and Washington D.C. The juror for the Nexus show was Dorrie Papademetriou, who is currently the Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ, Oceanville, NJ

AmmoLand

New Jersey Anti-Gun Laws, Jailing The Innocent

Pennsylvania single mom Shaneen Allen was pulled over for a traffic violation and volunteered information to a New Jersey police officer that she was carrying a legally-owned handgun with a Pennsylvania permit.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guns

NJ.com

'Yappy Hours' and dining dogs: Restaurants give pooches a seat at the table

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP - Blair, a half cavalier King Charles and half cockier spaniel, excitedly arrived for "Yappy Happy" at the posh Bernards Inn.

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Related Topix: Dennis Christopher, Bernardsville, NJ, Life, Food, Dining, Basking Ridge, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Doo-wop fans revel in the oldies at New Jersey 1950's conventions

Terry Cook of Chester, founder of the Lead East convention is seen with his 1937 Bugatti Atlantic replica auto at his home in Chester.

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Related Topix: Oldies, The Four Seasons, Newark, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

Examiner.com

Christie's bridge scandal, Part 2

Last fall's George Washington Bridge lane closures have opened up a series of stories and developments linked to Governor Chris Christie.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: N.J. needs to rethink generous tax subsidies to businesses under guise of job creation

In an effort to spur economic growth in the wake of the Great Recession, New Jersey policymakers have turned almost exclusively to tax breaks and economic incentives.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Opinion

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