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  1. BasketballBoys Basketball Roundup for Wednesday, Jan. 11Boys...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Courier News

    Boys Basketball Roundup for Wednesday, Jan. 11 Click here for Wednesday's boys basketball roundup Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/2ily6Pl The Union County Prosecutor's Office Bias Unit is aware of the incident at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark involving the Plainfield High School girls basketball team. EDITOR'S NOTE: Games will be added to this roundup as results are reported, so please consider refreshing or revisiting this page throughout the night.

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  2. 'Hanging' black puppet at school: Clark mayor goes to Plainfield to apologizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Speaking with a "heavy heart," the mayor of Clark on Monday apologized during a Plainfield City Council meeting following the discovery of a black puppet found hanging in a Clark high school classroom. "What I am here to say is for who were offended - the people of your team, your city and school district - I, the Township Council and the people of Clark humbly apologize.

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  3. Clark mayor offers Plainfield apology for incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Courier News

    Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso appeared before the Plainfield City Council Monday to offer his apologies to anyone whose feeling were hurt by an incident at his hometown's high school Clark mayor offers Plainfield apology for puppet incident Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso appeared before the Plainfield City Council Monday to offer his apologies to anyone whose feeling were hurt by an incident at his hometown's high school Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/2jrPjVa Nationwide bomb threats called into jewish community centers; NJ State of the State address; Clemson wins the NCAA College Football Playoff UNION COUNTY - Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso offered his apologies to anyone whose feeling were hurt by an incident at his hometown's high school, where an alleged racist dummy was displayed in a classroom used by Plainfield High School basketball players last weekend.

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  4. Union prosecutor investigating black puppet found at school, mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | NJ.com

    PLAINFIELD -- The Union County Prosecutor's Office Bias Unit has joined the investigation into the black puppet found hanging at a Clark school Saturday by the Plainfield high school girls basketball team, according to Clark's mayor. Mayor Sal Bonaccorso addressed Plainfield's annual reorganization meeting on Monday to apologize and assure the public his township was taking the incident seriously.

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  5. Investigation into alleged racist puppet at ClarkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Courier News

    No resolution has been announced with the investigation into an alleged racist dummy found by Plainfield basketball players over the weekend Investigation into alleged racist puppet at Clark school continues No resolution has been announced with the investigation into an alleged racist dummy found by Plainfield basketball players over the weekend Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/2ic6V9D The Union County Prosecutor's Office Bias Unit is aware of the incident at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark involving the Plainfield High School girls basketball team.

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  6. NJSIAA wants investigation into hanging black puppetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The state's scholastic athletic organization wants two schools to investigate after visiting Plainfield girls basketball team members found a black puppet hanging, with string around its neck, in a Clark high school art room where they were changing. "Per rules, we also have notified the state's New Jersey Division on Civil Rights in the Attorney General's Office and will keep them updated," the organization said in a statement.

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  7. Black puppet found hanging at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark sparks investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | News12.com

    Clark Township school officials are investigating whether a puppet found to be offensive by members of the Plainfield High School girls basketball team was an intentional racial taunt or simply a misunderstanding. The Plainfield players were at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark for a game this past weekend and found a black puppet hanging by a string around its neck and a basketball while they were in the puppetry room to change.

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  8. State Civil Rights Section notified of black puppet found in N.J. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The state's governing body for high school sports has notified the state's Civil Rights Section of the Attorney General's Office after a black puppet was found hanging by a string in a classroom where the Plainfield High girls basketball team was changing before a game at Arthur L. Johnson-Clark High Saturday. New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Executive Director Steve Timko said in a statement Monday the organization has been in contact with officials from both schools and has asked each to investigate the matter and provide written reports.

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  9. Was this incident in Clark an act of racism or a colossal misunderstanding?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Officials at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, NJ are investigating what's being called a hostile and racist incident aimed at a visiting Plainfield High School girls basketball team. They were given a room in which to wait and prep for the game, and in that room was left a black puppet or dummy that appeared to be hanging by a string around its neck.

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  10. Basketball Team Finds Hanging Black Puppet at NJ High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... Rankings: Week 16 It's tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here's your power rankings heading into Week 16. CLARK, N.J. (AP) - Officials are investigating after a black puppet was found hanging by its neck in a room where a northern New ...

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  11. High school basketball team finds hanging black puppetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | CBS News

    Officials are investigating after a black puppet was found hanging by its neck in a room where a northern New Jersey high school's girls' basketball team was changing before a game. Players from Plainfield High School discovered the puppet hanging by a string in the room they were provided at Arthur L. Johnson High School before they squared off against the Clark school on Saturday.

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  12. Officials to investigate black dummy hanging at Plainfield gameRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Memeorandum

    Officials to investigate black dummy hanging at Plainfield game - Officials at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark said they will investigate an incident in which the Plainfield High School girls basketball team arrived at the school for a game Saturday and found a black dummy hanging from its neck in the room they were given.

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  13. Black puppet found hanging by neck in New Jersey high school, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Newsday

    ... connected to an active subscriber account. To verify your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. CLARK, N.J. - Officials are investigating after a black puppet was found hanging by its neck in a room where a northern New Jersey ...

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  14. Girls basketball team greeted by hanging black dummy at mostly white NJ high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Raw Story

    A girls basketball team in New Jersey found a black dummy hanging by its neck in a classroom when they arrived for a game at another school. The Plainfield High School team, which comes from a community that's 50 percent African-American, was visiting Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, where less than 1 percent of the population is black, reported My Central Jersey .

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  15. Girls High School Basketball Team Discovers Black Dummy Hanging In Dressing RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | NewsOne

    New Jersey girls high school basketball team found a black dummy hanging from its neck by a string in their changing room on Saturday, MyCentralJersey.com reports. The Plainfield High School team, which comes from a community that is 50 percent African-American, was visiting Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, New Jersey, a predominantly White community, the news outlet explained.

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  16. Report: Clark mom says 'hanged' puppet was Lebron James tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    CLARK -- A woman who identified herself as the mother of a Clark high school student said a black puppet hanging by a string around its neck was misinterpreted by the visiting Plainfield High School basketball team as a hateful depiction of a lynching, and was actually a tribute to NBA great LeBron James suspended for safe keeping, according to a published report. The woman, who was identified only as "Julia" in order to guard her son's privacy, said the crudely formed had been crafted by another student for an assignment, according to the report by radio station 101.5FM .

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  17. School investigating black dummy hanging in classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | NorthJersey.com

    Plainfield vows to get to bottom of dummy incident Investigation underway into hanging black dummy found in classroom used by Plainfield's girls basketball team Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://mycj.co/2jiE5C5 The Union County Prosecutor's Office is attempting to identify the individual depicted in the video as a person of interest in connection with the Dec. 29 homicide of Shamar Coleman on the 1000 block of East Second Street in Plainfield. Superintendent of Plainfield Public Schools Anna Belin-Pyles called Saturday's incident at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark "a serious matter" and assured the community that she intends "to get to the bottom of this matter as expeditiously as possible."

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  18. Plainfield vows to get to bottom of dummy incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Courier News

    Plainfield vows to get to bottom of dummy incident Investigation underway into hanging black dummy found in classroom used by Plainfield's girls basketball team Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/2jiE5C5 The Union County Prosecutor's Office is attempting to identify the individual depicted in the video as a person of interest in connection with the Dec. 29 homicide of Shamar Coleman on the 1000 block of East Second Street in Plainfield. Superintendent of Plainfield Public Schools Anna Belin-Pyles called Saturday's incident at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark "a serious matter" and assured the community that she intends "to get to the bottom of this matter as expeditiously as possible."

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  19. 'Hanging' black puppet found by girls basketball team was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The mother of a Clark high school student says allegations of racism after the visiting Plainfield High School girls basketball team found a sculpture of a black man seemingly "hanging" in the room where members were assigned to change is noting more than a misunderstanding. The Cardinals from Plainfield High School were horrified to make the discovery when they arrived for a game Saturday morning at the Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.

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  20. Black puppet found in N.J. school is 'troubling,' superintendent saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    PLAINFIELD -- A black puppet hanging in a room where the city's high school girls basketball team was changing before a game is "a serious matter," the Plainfield superintendent said Sunday. Players found the puppet, hanging by its neck from a string , in the room they were given at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark before a Saturday match-up between the schools, according to social media posts.

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