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  1. Morristown hospital tax case is 'credit positive' for N.J. municipalities: Moody'sRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The recent tax court ruling that Morristown Medical Center should pay property taxes on nearly all of its 40-acre property is beginning to reverberate across the industry. Moody's Credit Outlook on Monday declared the decision by Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco to be "credit positive" for Morristown, saying that, if unchanged, it would provide an additional $2.3 million for each of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 tax years.

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  2. Man who plotted wife's murder in Boonton admits tampering with witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz, who was convicted of plotting to murder his wife on a Boonton street, admitted on Monday that he tried to convince the ex-girlfriend who pulled the trigger not to testify. Parviaz also admitted that he tried to get a former fellow inmate to threaten members of his wife's family and to threaten another ex-girlfriend who also testified against him.

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  3. Woman who fell onto train tracks remembered as 'a great mother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Jersey Journal

    Sherylynn Barta, who was fatally struck by a train early Saturday morning, leaves behind a 19-year-old son and an 18-year-old daughter. MORRISTOWN - The 47-year-old Mendham woman who died after being struck by an NJ Transit train early Saturday morning when she fell onto the tracks at the Morristown station was "a bright girl" and "a great mother," her ex-husband said.

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  4. Freeholders take control of Morris jail away from sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS COUNTY - The Morris County freeholders voted Wednesday night to take control of the county jail, capping an escalating feud with Sheriff Edward Rochford. Freeholder Director Kathy DeFillippo said a primary reason for the takeover was increasing overtime costs for corrections officers at the jail, which have more than doubled since 2010 despite a decreasing jail population.

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  5. Why half of N.J. was pummeled by storms, and the other half sparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Tuesday was the tale of two states, one ravaged by a hulking line of severe thunderstorms and the other spared by the ghost of another. The threat of severe weather was known for several days across New Jersey , prompting concern from forecasters who warned the state would become a pressure cooker for dangerous conditions.

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  6. Then and Now: Morristown's scenic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN- NJ.com is taking a look at New Jersey towns past and present. This week we compare the old to the new in Morristown.

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  7. 10 facts about New Jersey and the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Jersey Journal

    No Civil War battles were fought in New Jersey, but between 65,000 and 80,000 soldiers from the state fought for the Union and were "highly commended," said Joseph G. Bilby, editor and author of 19 history books, including "New Jersey's Civil War Odyssey." "They stayed to the end," said Bilby, who serves on the New Jersey Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and is assistant curator at the National Guard Museum in Sea Girt.

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  8. New Brunswick Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Jersey Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK - NJ.com is taking a look at New Jersey towns past and present. This week we compare the old to the new in New Brunswick.

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  9. Man booby-trapped house to keep woman hostage, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | NJ.com

    MORRISTOWN - A man accused of holding a woman hostage in his Montville townhouse admitted setting traps for her on a stairwell, according to a Morris County assistant prosecutor. That admission was cited as a reason to seize the $518,000 townhouse, in a civil lawsuit filed by Assistant Prosecutor Alexis Keller.

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  10. Joe Dante on 'Burying the Ex,' N.J. and other famous monstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Jersey Journal

    Ashley Greene turns out to be one of Joe Dante's most unconventional leading ladies in 'Burying the Ex' He made "The Howling," one of the best werewolf movies ever, and the much beloved "Gremlins" . For more than 30 years his name has been synonymous with gleeful, cartoonish horror-comedy, and he's got a new one coming out, the zombie spoof "Burying the Ex," with Anton Yelchin,Ashley Greene and Alexandra Daddario.

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  11. Good Grief holds 5K Walk and Run for Hope in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Fallon Sullivan, 17, of Chatham, Pat Sullivan, Chatham, Conor McCarthy, 14, of Massachusetts, and Kelly Horan, 18, of Chatham, at Good Grief's "5K Walk and Run for Hope." Good Grief recently held its second annual 5K Run and Walk for Hope at Giralda Farms in Madison and it was a great success! Nearly 900 runners and walkers helped raise $90,000 to ensure children experiencing the loss of a mom, dad, sister, or brother are able to continue to receive peer support from Good Grief's free programs.

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  12. Deadly love triangle: Mother-of-two's last word was 'Allah,' her killer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Antionette Stephen - who murdered her then-boyfriend's wife as part of a plot she and the boyfriend hatched together - apologized to the family of Nazish Noorani at her sentencing on Friday and recalled the victim's final words as she lay dying on a Boonton street in August 2011. Shortly after Stephen spoke, Superior Court Judge Robert Gilson in Morristown sentenced her to 30 years in state prison, the minimum for a murder charge.

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  13. Where can I watch the National Spelling Bee?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NJ.com

    The semifinals will air beginning at 10 a.m. on ESPN2 and the finals will be broadcast in prime time on ESPN starting at 8 p.m. The National Spelling Bee began with 285 students and after written spelling and vocabulary tests and two rounds of spelling on stage was pared to 49 students. One New Jersey student, Katharine Wang, 13, of Morristown, an eighth grader at The Peck School, was among those who reached the semifinals.

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  14. N.J. spellers advance at National Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    New Jersey students wait on stage for their turn to spell. Left to right: Linda Kalna, Sean Manuel and Frank Grabowski.

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  15. N.J. students scrapping for a W-I-N at National Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | NJ.com

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Six students representing New Jersey are among the 286 competing this week in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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  16. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra teams with New Jersey BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Images of Sugar Plum Fairies may not be dancing in most people's heads this time of year, but next winter's New Jersey rendition of "The Nutcracker" is already shaping up to be something special. In a collaboration that will be announced tomorrow, for the first time, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will join the New Jersey Ballet to provide live accompaniment for a series of performances of Tchaikovsky's classic at the Mayo Performing Arts Center.

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  17. Man who arranged wife's murder on Boonton street to be sentenced todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz, who was f ound guilty of murder and eight other charges after arranging for a girlfriend to kill his wife, Nazish Noorani, on a Boonton street, is to be sentenced Thursday afternoon in Superior Court in Morristown. The sentencing follows Parvaiz's trial in February.

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  18. Morris freeholder slates clash on fundraising, solar projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - The two rival slates competing in the Republican primary for Morris County freeholder staked out sharply different positions on fundraising sources and the county's failed solar project during a contentious forum Tuesday night in Morristown. The Morris Conservative Team, including incumbents David Scapicchio and John Krickus, and their running mate, Denville Councilwoman Deborah Smith, continued to hammer away at their opponents' fundraising from unions and what they called Democratic-led political action committees, saying they resented the "intrusion" of non-Republican outsiders into Morris politics.

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  19. 'I don't know how to be an interim': Hamilton superintendent comes out of retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    His first three months away from the Morris School District were "euphoric," Ficarra said. He spent as much time sailing as possible and, when he wasn't on his boat, he simply enjoyed watching his grandson grow up.

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  20. Fog moves out then temperatures rise to upper 70s, low 80s for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | NJ.com

    A dense fog advisory remains in place for much of New Jersey on Sunday morning. Here, low clouds and fog blanket over the Hudson River with the George Washington Bridge seen at a distance in a April 17 photo.

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