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  1. Are you there Hollywood? It's me, Judy Blume. Author grants film rights for classic novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    One of her classic novels is being made into a movie. In the time since " Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret " was published 48 years ago, she had declined to offer up the film rights for the story.

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  2. 75 years behind bars for man who strangled girlfriend, fled with their 2-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Jersey Journal

    The man who brutally killed his girlfriend and fled with their 2-month-old baby in 2016 was sentenced to 75 years in prison Friday, and with parole ineligibility, he'll be nearly 99 years old before he could even request parole. Arturo Alomas, 35, was convicted in August of murdering Trenice Johnson in her home in Elizabeth on Easter Sunday of 2016, after she returned from celebrating her 26th birthday.

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  3. Cops used 'Big Blue' dildo to harass men and women, so town says lawsuit should be tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Jersey Journal

    Mountainside is asking a judge to throw out an explosive sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the borough by five male police officers and a female dispatcher, partly on the grounds that alleged misconduct in the department -- including repeated displays of a large dildo -- was directed at both men and women. The two attorneys for the plaintiffs are firing back, accusing Mountainside in their opposition brief of "presenting a frivolous argument that breaks new ground for absurd employment law defenses."

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  4. Family of man killed by drunk cop begs judge to see past 'the badge.' He got less than 1 yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | NJ.com

    A former Elizabeth police officer who was driving drunk when he killed a motorcyclist on Halloween wept in court Friday as he took responsibility for what he did - but he's still fighting the 270-day jail sentence the judge imposed. The jail and probation sentence were less than prosecutors asked for, and several family members of the victim, Jairo Lozano , 29, left the courtroom upset with the sentence.

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  5. Amazon to begin hiring 9K in N.J. this week. Here's how to applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Jersey Journal

    Amazon is set to begin hiring for more than 9,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs at its New Jersey facilities this week, the company announced. Candidates can apply for positions with the online retail giant's customer fulfillment centers and delivery facilities at a hiring event Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Newark Airport in Elizabeth.

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  6. Man who killed wife, dumped her body in abandoned home gets 32 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Jersey Journal

    A man who killed his wife in their home and dumped her body in an abandoned house was sentenced to 32 years in state prison, officials announced Tuesday. Abayuba Rivas, 43, of Elizabeth was sentenced Friday to 25 years for aggravated manslaughter, and seven years for endangering the welfare of a child, because the couple's 2-year-old child was home at the time, according to a release from the Union County Prosecutor's Office.

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  7. Frankenstein, Dracula performances haunt HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | NJ.com

    October is a scary month. Dead tassels of corn stalks reach for the sky, and piles of pumpkins get carved into sneering jack-o-lanterns.

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  8. NJ.com HS football Top 20: Another new No. 1, volatility at its peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | The Jersey Journal

    There's a new No. 1 in New Jersey and if that sounds familiar, it's because it is.

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  9. Shakeapeare troupe to stage 'Spanish Tragedy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The Jersey Journal

    While it may not be a William Shakespeare play, "The Spanish Tragedy" is a lesser known Elizabethan drama that will be performed by the Hudson Shakespeare Company in various locations around Hudson County in the coming week. Written by Thomas Kyd sometime in the late 16th century, "The Spanish Tragedy" follows several murders and includes the personification of Revenge as one of its main characters.

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  10. 24k gold chicken wings? Popeyes is celebrating a N.J. milestone in serious styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Jersey Journal

    That's the case at least for one day in Elizabeth, where Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is celebrating the opening of its 3,000th restaurant by offering boneless chicken wings dipped in champagne and coated in 24-karat gold batter. The milestone store opened on 868 C E Grand St in August, and is one of four locations offering the gilded grub.

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  11. Boys Soccer: Elizabeth earns top seed in Union County TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | NJ.com

    No. 13 Scotch Plains-Fanwood was seeded second, while Union was seeded fourth. The top four seeds receive byes into the quarterfinals.

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  12. Couple accused of chaining sick, elderly dog to fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A couple accused of chaining their sick, elderly dog to a fence in the backyard and leaving it to live in squalor have been charged with animal cruelty, authorities said. Moris Gamez, 47, and Glady Gamez, 48, of Elizabeth, face punishments ranging from probation to 18 months in prison if convicted of the fourth-degree charge, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

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  13. Behold the beauty that is Jersey's port and power plant corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NJ.com

    Our corridor of shipping ports, truck depots and power plants is no grimier than any other big metro supply area. Take a ride between Chicago and Gary, Indiana, someday.

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  14. N.J. shop teacher ordered to pay $1.15M to student who says he was sexually abusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A Union County jury on Tuesday awarded $1.15 million in damages to a man who claimed he was repeatedly sexually abused as a teen by an Elizabeth teacher. The sum comes after a $600,000 settlement paid in June 2017 by the Elizabeth school district in the same case, for a total of $1.75 million.

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  15. United Airlines: We view N.J.'s success and ours as inextricably linked | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    As a proud resident of the New Jersey and New York area for the past 30 years, I know firsthand how vitally important Newark Liberty International Airport is to the success of the communities and families throughout the state -- the jobs it creates, the economic activity it generates and the businesses and people it connects to markets around the globe. We are one of the top 10 employers in the state, with 14,000 employees as part of the United family and are Newark Airport's largest airline.

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  16. Jitney driver who fatally struck boy could avoid prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A jitney bus driver who was driving with a suspended license when he struck and killed an 11-year-boy in Jersey City in 2016 has pleaded guilty to a charge that will be dismissed after a period of supervised release. Raul O. Delatorre-Galarza, 47, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty Tuesday to having a suspended license when his jitney bus struck George Gonzalez as the boy crossed Kennedy Boulevard at Neptune Avenue on Oct. 14, 2016.

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  17. How bus driver charged in crash that killed 11-year-old will get charge dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    JERSEY CITY -- A jitney bus driver who was driving with a suspended license when he struck and killed an 11-year-boy in Jersey City in 2016 has pleaded guilty to a charge that will be dismissed after a period of supervised release. Raul O. Delatorre-Galarza, 47, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty Tuesday to having a suspended license when his jitney bus struck George Gonzalez as the boy crossed Kennedy Boulevard at Neptune Avenue on Oct. 14, 2016.

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  18. Prosecutors charge 20 and seize $100K worth of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NJ.com

    Officials in Union County announced on Tuesday they broke up two heroin mills operating out of Elizabeth and Plainfield with the help of the FBI, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced. Investigators seized 93 bricks of heroin and 70 grams of raw heroin valued at approximately $100,000.

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  19. Guns, immigration, now the min. wage carveout? We're teens who feel under constant assault | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | NJ.com

    Young people are under attack across America. Whether it's gun violence, or the Trump administration's cruel attacks on immigrant youth, teens are facing uncertain futures.

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  20. Girls soccer preview: 30 midfielders to watch in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The list of offensive talent back this season is impressive and NJ Advance Media has gone through the best New Jersey has to offer to find the top midfielders returning in 2018. The list includes players from all over the state and all grade levels.

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