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  1. Despite glitch, FanDuel says it will pay thousands to winning bettorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday.

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  2. Bomb left on headstone at Jewish cemetery in NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Authorities are not sure why a bomb - which investigators later determined was a dud - was left at a Jewish cemetery, where frightened visitors discovered it on Sunday. The device was found at the B'nai Abramahm Cemetery by security personnel with the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey, CEO Dov Ben-Shimon said in a Facebook post.

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  3. Woman accuses Rutgers professor of rape - says semen stain is proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A woman says she was repeatedly raped by a Rutgers Business School professor on camys and claims the university did little to investigate the allegations, protect her from the accused predator and shield her from retaliation by his supporters. The accusations by the student against Nabil Adam - a high-profile academic who was suspended from the university last November - made headlines earlier this year.

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  4. NJ could raise taxes on United Airlines by $20 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A state Senate committee Thursday advanced a plan that would hike taxes on United Airlines by $20 million, despite warnings that it could raise airfares or reduce routes at Newark Liberty International Airport. New Jersey only taxes the fuel a plane burns during taxiing and take-off.

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  5. Amazon adding 1,100 jobs at new Central Jersey facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Amazon has announced that with the addition of a new facility in Mercer County, it is adding 1,100 part-time jobs. In addition to the fulfillment center, Amazon is opening what it is calling a sort center where packages for customers will be sorted by ZIP code in order to further expedite the delivery process.

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  6. Seton Hall student falls to death from campus parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A student who fell off a five-story parking garage on Tuesday at Seton Hall was identified by friends as a 23-year-old-man from Morristown. , interim school president Mary J. Meehan identified the student as Julian M. Mislavsky.

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  7. Family charged with stealing millions from NJ food stamp programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A family that managed a local convenience store is accused of taking thousands of unearned dollars through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by exchanging $5 million in benefits for cash. Juan Perdomo, 59, and his son Jose, 34, have been charged with SNAP benefit fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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  8. Cory Booker is an embarrassing clownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Yet again our US Senator Cory Booker took the opportunity to play his phony, hysterical antics to a national audience. Whatever senate hearing there is, for an appointment or investigation, Cory Booker takes his embarrassingly transparent, desperate side-show to new levels.

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  9. Israeli man detained at Newark as TSA finds 'suspicious package'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A suspicious package detected during a screening for a flight out of Terminal C caused big passenger delays on Tuesday morning. Passengers waited in long lines after an Israeli citizen brought an item through a screening after getting off a flight from Tel Aviv, and told TSA agents that he was headed to a police training in Florida, the Port Authority The Essex County bomb squad took the device and the man, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken into custody, the report said.

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  10. Passenger forced to ride outside - NJ Transit cancels 13 trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    NJ Transit again blamed "engineer availability" for the cancellation of more than a dozen trains Friday morning and the afternoon looks to be a difficult commute as well. New Jersey 101.5's count of the trains on their line's respective Twitter accounts that were canceled between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Friday morning's totaled 13. Eight Northeast Corridor and five North Jersey Coast Line trains were among those canceled.

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  11. Newark cop kept 4 brothels open in Ironbound, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Instead of arresting brothel owners, a city police officer collected nearly $100,000 in cash bribes, allowing at least four houses of prostitution to operate in neighborhoods for years, federal prosecutors say. hree counts of extortion under color of official right, six counts of bribery, and five counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns.

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  12. Man jumps on top of moving PATH train, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Port Authority police said an incident involving an "emotionally disturbed person" led to the suspension of PATH service between Newark and World Trade Center at 11:30 p.m. He was held in custody while police searched his belongings on the train. Passengers on board were transferred to another train and were transported to Newark, or got off at Harrison, according to police.

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  13. Coast Guard helps tow disabled freighter into Newark harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A 600 foot freighter that became disabled more than 100 miles away from Atlantic City made a long and difficult trip to Newark with the help of the U.S. Coast Guard. The GDF Suez North Sea reported losing propulsion around 9 p.m. on Tuesday night with 21 people on board.

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  14. At least $60M paid to NJ victims of Catholic priest sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Catholic Church officials in New Jersey have paid tens of millions of dollars in the last three decades to men and women who have accused priests and clergy of child sexual abuse. The exact number of victims and predators is countless because legal settlements often include confidentiality agreements and many victims may never come forward.

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  15. Flight from Newark makes emergency landing in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321 from Newark was the second flight originating from New Jersey to make an emergency landing in the past two days. Flight #521 headed to Fort Lauderdale with 225 passengers on board landed safely at Jacksonville International Airport around 8:05 a.m. after the crew declared an emergency and reported a possible hydraulic problem, according to the FAA.

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  16. NJ weather: Steamy Friday, stormy Friday night, iffy weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Let's begin today's edition of the weather blog with some stats. Thursday was Atlantic City International Airport's 27th 90+ degree day of 2018.

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  17. NJ Transit trying to recruit more engineers to get trains on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A passenger boards a New Jersey Transit train at the Trenton Transit Center on Feb. 15, 2018. Gov. Phil Murphy's administration Thursday revealed plans for addressing a shortage of NJ Transit engineers that has contributed to a wave of canceled train trips this summer.

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  18. Boy challenges TSA agent to dance-off at Newark airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Transportation Security Administration officer showed he has some moves as he processed a family of five through security at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. Officer Joshua McCall admired how one of the three children danced and the boy challenged McCall to a dance-off.

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  19. Sick of Medicare fraud? Feds are planning NJ crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The U.S. Justice Department in Washington announced Monday that it is sending two prosecutors and a supervisor to work in conjunction with federal prosecutors in Newark and Philadelphia on tackling fraud and abuse in the Medicare system. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Benczkowski said the strike force concept is being brought to New Jersey in part to tackle Medicare waste, fraud and abuse in a state that is home to many health care companies.

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  20. Front of bus ripped to shreds as it hits Newark overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The top half of a bus was sheared off after it couldn't clear an overpass on Sunday night.

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