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  1. N.J. comic fest to bring bigger, better fest to Morristown this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Thousands of comic book enthusiasts and fantasy fanatics are expected to flock to Morristown this weekend for the Garden State Comic Fest , a two-day comic convention at Mennan Sports Arena Saturday and Sunday. Dave O'Hare, the founder and co-owner of the comic fest, said after he saw how large and robust the New York Comic Con became, he wanted to bring it to New Jersey.

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  2. Woman: Man molested me for years, said I was his 'soulmate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A 58-year-old Parsippany man went to trial Monday on charges that he sexually assaulted a girl in Mount Olive and later in Roxbury over a nine-year period. Guy Parker faces a 14-count indictment that accuses him of six charges of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and eight charges of second-degree sexual assault.

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  3. N.J. company hit with $17.1M penalty after admitting bribing foreign officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Jersey Journal

    New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, shown here at a press conference last year, announced Friday that Louis Berger International of Morristown has agreed to pay $17.1 million to settle claims that its former executives bribed foreign officials. NEWARK - New Jersey-based Louis Berger International on Friday agreed to pay a $17.1 criminal penalty to settle claims that it bribed foreign officials in Kuwait, Vietnam, India and Indonesia to secure construction management contracts, federal prosecutors say.

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  4. Then and Now: Hackensack's scenic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Jersey Journal

    BERGEN - 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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  5. 1 killed in Morristown residential fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Police Peter confirmed they were investigating the fatal blaze Tuesday morning. Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty told NJ Advance Media the "tragic" blaze was first reported at about 11:29 p.m. Monday.

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  6. Prosecutor: Mendham teacher 'was propositioning high school students for sex'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A suspended teacher at West Morris Mendham High School was "seeking out sex and propositioning high school students for sex," a Morris County assistant prosecutor said Wednesday during a pretrial hearing. Assistant Prosecutor Christopher Schellhorn described alleged activities by the onetime English teacher, Nicole McDonough, as he successfully argued to uphold the decision by the prosecutor's office to deny McDonough admission into Pretrial Intervention, a probationary program that allows charges to be dismissed without a guilty finding.

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

    Monday Jul 6 | 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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  8. Man who plotted wife's murder in Boonton admits tampering with witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | 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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  9. Woman who fell onto train tracks remembered as 'a great mother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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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  10. Freeholders take control of Morris jail away from sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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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  11. Why half of N.J. was pummeled by storms, and the other half sparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | 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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  12. Then and Now: Morristown's scenic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | 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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  13. 10 facts about New Jersey and the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | 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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  14. New Brunswick Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | 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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  15. Man booby-trapped house to keep woman hostage, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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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  16. Joe Dante on 'Burying the Ex,' N.J. and other famous monstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | 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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  17. Good Grief holds 5K Walk and Run for Hope in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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