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  1. Abolish ICE? Democrats in NJ making millions detaining immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... of immigrants in the state and the nation - renewed an ICE contract to house detainees at the county jail in Kearny . The deal will provide the county with $120 per inmate per day, a 9 percent increase from their previous contract. The three ...

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  2. Jersey Journal front and back page news: Saturday, July 14, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    ... are slamming the renewal of a controversial contract to continue housing immigration detainees at the county jail in Kearny. President Donald Trump closed out a turbulent 30-hour visit to England that featured massive protests, moments of pageantry ...

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  3. Renewal of contract to house immigration detainees in Hudson County slammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Immigrant rights advocates are slamming the renewal of a controversial contract to continue housing immigration detainees at the county jail in Kearny. On Thursday, the Hudson County Freeholders approved the contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement by a 5-2 margin.

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  4. Kearny man exposed himself outside movie theater, say policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    The movies inside the theater may have been PG-13, but the brief show outside was certainly R-rated. Andy Miller, 26, of Kearny, exposed himself outside a Secaucus movie theater on June 30 and was tracked down by police and arrested on July 4. The 26-year-old was charged with lewdness after he was picked up at his home on the holiday, Secaucus police said.

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  5. Renewal of contract to house immigration detainees in N.J. county slammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    Immigrant rights advocates are slamming the renewal of a controversial contract to continue housing immigration detainees at the county jail in Kearny. On Thursday, the Hudson County Freeholders approved the contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement by a 5-2 margin.

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  6. Pet cat was shot to death. Her human mom wants the killer brought to justice.Read the original story

    Friday | NJ.com

    ... of her. I thought she had been hit by a car." Courter, who was returning with her family from watching fireworks in Kearny, rushed "Miss Kitty" to a nearby 24-hour animal hospital, where the veterinarian took x-rays. The cat was kept overnight on an ...

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  7. Do you approve of Hudson housing immigrant detainees at the county jail?Read the original story

    Friday | NJ.com

    ... to approve a new contract with the federal government to continue housing immigrant detainees at the county jail in Kearny. For each detainee, the county receives $120 per day. That's up from last year's $110 per diem payment. According to The ...

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  8. Jersey Journal front and back page news: Friday, July 13, 2018Read the original story

    Friday | NJ.com

    The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved a new contract with federal officials to continue housing immigrant detainees at the county jail in Kearny, but the vote was met with anger by some in attendance. A Jersey City woman who "treated her car like a bar" pleaded guilty to death by auto Wednesday after police said they found a bloody bottle of Hennessy cognac and more than 40 smoked marijuana "blunts" in the vehicle she was driving.

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  9. Hudson County to continue housing immigrant detainees at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved a new contract with federal officials to continue housing immigrant detainees at the county jail in Kearny. Yesterday afternoon's vote was met with anger by a handful of people, who compared the detention of undocumented immigrants to concentration camps and modern-day slavery.

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  10. Business NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    ... Center, for innovation hero; Susan Olson, project manager, Nursing Service Administration, for Nurse of the Year. Kearny Financial names new COO Kearny Financial Corp., the holding company of Kearny Bank, announced the Company's Board of Directors ...

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  11. Hudson County's deal with ICE could mean millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NorthJersey.com

    ... County had been receiving about $1.8 million a month, or about $21 million a year, to house immigrants at the jail in Kearny. Currently the jail is housing about 800 immigration detainees for the federal government, most of them from New York, ...

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  12. This N.J. county just approved a new contract with ICERead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | NJ.com

    JERSEY CITY - The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved a new contract with federal officials to continue housing immigrant detainees at the county jail in Kearny. Thursday afternoon's vote was met with anger by a handful of people, who compared the detention of undocumented immigrants to concentration camps and modern-day slavery.

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  13. Another former Edna Mahan guard pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Courier News

    Former Edna Mahan corrections officer pleads guilty to official misconduct related to sexual abuse Ahnwar Dixon, of East Orange, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three counts of second-degree official misconduct Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: https://mycj.co/2L7i1Mj FLEMINGTON - A former Edna Mahan corrections officer has pleaded guilty to official misconduct related to sexual contact with three separate female inmates, authorities announced Thursday. Ahnwar Dixon, of East Orange, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three counts of second-degree official misconduct for acts related to his employment as a corrections office at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Union Township, Hunterdon County, the state's only prison for women.

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  14. Trump Raises New Hurdle to Fixing Decrepit NYC-Area Rail BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | News Max

    The 107-year-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in Kearny, N.J., is viewed Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The bridge carried Amtrak and NJ Transit trains and is considered a bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor line because it gets stuck when it has to open to let Marine traffic through.

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  15. Sex offender breaks curfew nearly two dozen times, cops sayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    ... on the charges on Thursday in Criminal Justice Reform Court in Jersey City via video link from Hudson County jail in Kearny. At the hearing, the state moved to detain him through the course of his prosecution and a date for a detention hearing was ...

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  16. The goal is simple for Kearny's Rodriguez | Senior SpotlightRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    The 5-foot-3 senior is coming off a solid junior campaign, overcoming an ankle injury her sophomore season, in which she managed just one goal with one assist during a 17-5-2 season. Rodriguez, who is currently undecided on her college choice, but would like to eventually make a decision early on in the season, led the team and Hudson County with 17 assists, along with eight goals, to pace Kearny to undefeated HCIAL conference and HCIAL-Red Division records.

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  17. Lane closures in Kearny as part of Pulaski Skyway rehabRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    Lane closures began yesterday morning on Central Avenue in Kearny for roadwork needed for Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation project, the state Department of Transportation announced. The southbound right lane of Central Avenue will be closed between Second and Third streets for a gas main installation.

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  18. First Friends are there for immigration detainees | Faith MattersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    Sister Regina Holtz poses with volunteers next to 300 packets First Friends of Kearny prepared for immigrant detainees as part of the Stamp Out Despair Campaign. The packets include pre-stamped envelopes, writing paper and greeting cards so the detainees can correspond with friends and relatives.

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  19. Senior Spotlight: Kearny's Gabriela Rodriguez on a missionRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    The 5-foot-3 senior is coming off a solid junior campaign, overcoming an ankle injury her sophomore season, of which she managed just one goal with one assist en route to a 17-5-2 record. Rodriguez, who is currently undecided on her college choice, but would like to eventually make a decision early on in the season, led the team and Hudson County with 17 assists, along with eight goals, to pace Kearny to undefeated HCIAL conference and HCIAL-Red Division records.

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  20. New Jr. High Ready to GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Observer

    The township Board of Commissioners voted June 28 to award the construction job to Dobco Inc. of Wayne for a total cost of $51,125,500. It was Dobco that the Kearny Board of Education initially awarded the contract for faA ade and structural improvements to Kearny High School several years ago, but that award was ultimately overturned by the courts in June 2011 on technical issues and, instead, the job went to a rival bidder that was, also, later replaced.

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