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  1. Dollar strength, foreign weakness keyed N.J. export decline in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NorthJersey.com

    The strong U.S. dollar and the weakness of New Jersey's global trading partners helped depress state exports last year, while America's economic strength helped boost the volume of goods imported through the state's ports. The dollar value of New Jersey's exports fell by 12 percent in 2015 to $32 billion, the biggest annual drop since the last year of the recession, newly released trade figures show.

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  2. Herbert W. Eisenhardt, formerly of Bloomfield, dead at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | NorthJersey.com

    He was born in New York City and grew up in Bloomfield, graduated from Bloomfield High School, class of 1955, then attended United Radio and TV school and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He proudly served in the NJ National Guard, 50th Armored Division, 113th Armored Infantry unit, in Jersey City, and the 50th Armored National Guard Band in Elizabeth.

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  3. Irmgard Fougner of Rutherford dies at age 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Item

    Mrs. Fougner was born in Germany to Conrad and Martha Koester and came to the United States in 1957. She later married her husband, the late Robert Fougner, and began to start their family.

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  4. Top federal official urges Port Authority to reconsider plan for cleaner trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | NorthJersey.com

    In an effort to improve air quality in the region, a top federal official urged the Port Authority on Wednesday to reconsider its decision to scrap a plan that would have banned more than 6,000 "dirty trucks" from its Newark and Elizabeth seaports. Judith Enck, director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office for New Jersey and New York, said the Port Authority needs to find additional funding to help drivers replace older, soot-spewing trucks at a time when port traffic is at an all-time high.

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  5. Port Authority drops plan for cleaner trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Port Authority officials have backed off a plan to ban thousands of older, soot-spewing trucks from hauling cargo at the Newark and Elizabeth seaports, saying they underestimated how much money it would cost the agency to help drivers retrofit their vehicles. The move, which angered environmentalists and caught some federal officials by surprise, will keep more than 6,000 diesel trucks on the road whose older exhaust systems do not filter emissions that contribute to asthma and other respiratory diseases.

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  6. Discrimination suit against Panasonic settledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    A settlement has ended the heated, high-profile legal battle between Panasonic Corp. of America and three senior level female African-American employees who accused the company of discrimination and retaliation going back 24 years. A 2013 lawsuit filed by the executives - Glorina Williams Cruz, Sandra Karriem and Marilyn "Penny" Joseph - has been dismissed, according to a stipulation received by the court on Jan. 6 and spokesmen for both sides.

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  7. Millburn Township residents aid dispaced SyriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | The Item

    A group of local residents has banded together to better the lives of families who fled a war-torn Syria earlier this year. Township resident Rana Shanawani, who comes from a Syrian family, grew up in Millburn and herself spent 12 years in Syria developing a non-profit until the civil war broke out there in 2011.

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  8. Paterson getting far fewer police cameras than other N.J. citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Many of the state's crime-ridden cities are receiving substantial numbers of body cameras for their police officers under an initiative that the New Jersey Attorney General's Office says will promote transparency and accountability. Elizabeth is getting 250, Jersey City 200, East Orange 119, and Newark 100, according to an announcement by Attorney General's office on Monday.

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  9. Three men sentenced for roles in N.J. woman's kidnapping, murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Union County prosecutors say 36-year-old Jamel Lewis, of Newark, received a life sentence Friday. Two Philadelphia men - 26-year-old Sharif Torres and 31-year-old Robert Harris - each received a 60-year term.

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  10. N.J. driver indicted on several counts in wrong-way fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A northern New Jersey man accused of leading police on a chase before he allegedly caused a fatal crash this summer was indicted Wednesday on aggravated manslaughter charges. Union County prosecutors say Surpris Ophilien Jr. also faces several other counts in the indictment by a county grand jury, including eluding and death by auto.

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  11. Man receives three-year sentence for role in Mahwah courier robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    That desire, plus a promise of a cut of the proceeds to pay his travel expenses, is why he agreed to act as a lookout for the mugging of a courier who was beaten up and robbed of approximately $60,000 in Mahwah in 2013, his attorney said Friday. "They convinced him to do something very stupid," Galusso's attorney, Ron Bar-Nadav, said of his client's co-defendants.

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  12. Barry Reid dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Born in St. Catharines, Ontario on June 26, 1938, and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Barry was the son of the late Lois and Andrew Reid. Graduating from Stamford Collegiate Institute, Barry was a member of the famed Stamford Hornet's 1965 Cinderella Ontario Senior Boys Basketball Championship Team.

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  13. Blast levels Elizabeth home 'like a pancake,' killing 1 [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    An explosion in northern New Jersey that leveled a duplex "like a pancake" Wednesday and knocked a next-door neighbor out of bed killed one resident and left two other people in critical condition with severe burns, officials said. In all, 14 people were taken to hospitals, including an 11-year-old who was one of the critically injured in the Elizabeth explosion, Mayor Chris Bollwage said.

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  14. N.J. man charged with killing 7 in 2 states says he heard devilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period told police he heard the devil's voice in his head, a detective testified Tuesday. This Thursday, July 9, 2015 booking photo provided by the Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Todd West, of Elizabeth.

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  15. N.J. man charged with killing 7 in 2 states hass court hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period is in court to face some of the charges. This Thursday, July 9, 2015 booking photo provided by the Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Todd West, of Elizabeth.

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  16. Concordia "Cordie" Johanna Montick dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Born July 1, 1922, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Elizabeth Leinninger. At a young age, Cordie and her family moved to Glen Rock, where she has resided for the past 88 years.

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  17. Montville parents invited to learn about public schools' partnership with United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Schools Superintendent Dr. Rene Rovtar will host a district-wide presentation on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7p.m. in the high school cafeteria. During the 2015-2016 school year, Montville Township public schools will launch the School Culture and Climate Initiative, a partnership of United Way Youth Empowerment Alliance, the College of St. Elizabeth, and the Atlantic Healthcare System.

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  18. Possible Democratic hopeful for N.J. governor launches policy group on middle-class issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    First he started a non-profit focused on bolstering the state's middle class, now Phil Murphy is launching a political organization that aims to take that middle class agenda to Democratic voters. Murphy, a wealthy former Goldman Sachs executive, said Monday the political organization, New Way for New Jersey, has nothing to do with his anticipated gubernatorial bid in 2017.

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  19. Pediatric sickle-cell patient cured with sister's bone marrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Dr. Jennifer Krajewski, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at HackensackUMC, stands behind Elizabeth, Tosin and Esther Adegboyega as they celebrate Elizabeth being cured of Sickle Cell Anemia. Seven years ago at 20 weeks pregnant, Tosin Adegboyega, of Rahway, was given the news that her unborn daughter would be born with Sickle Cell Anemia.

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  20. H.S. football: Wayne Valley's offensive line paves way for Nick Goodwin's heroicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    With four senior starters back on the offensive line, the Indians were determined Friday night to give senior quarterback Nick Goodwin all the time he needed in their opener. Goodwin took great advantage of his offensive line's marked improvement by throwing four touchdown passes and rushing for another score in Wayne Valley's 37-0 victory over Passaic Valley.

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