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  1. President Obama's tears were a starkly human thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    His voice only roughened for a moment and he dabbed at a couple tears that straggled down his cheek. As displays of emotion go, it wasn't all that much.

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  2. Obama defends forthcoming gun restrictions as constitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    President Barack Obama defended his administration's plans to tighten the nation's gun-control restrictions without going through Congress, insisting Monday that the steps he'll announce fall within his legal authority and uphold the constitutional right to own a gun. Flanked by his attorney general and the head of the FBI, Obama offered few details about the list of recommendations he's received and will come out with over the next few days.

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  3. 5 State Police widow shares story at 200 Club dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    After the murder of her husband in 1981, Donna Lamonaco set out on a mission to help those who had been affected by tragedies. She went to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, to Oklahoma after tornadoes that ravaged towns there, and is currently going to Newtown, Conn., weekly to counsel emergency personnel who responded to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

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  4. State Police widow shares story at 200 Club dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    After the murder of her husband in 1981, Donna Lamonaco set out on a mission to help those who had been affected by tragedies. She went to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, to Oklahoma after tornadoes that ravaged towns there, and is currently going to Newtown, Conn., weekly to counsel emergency personnel who responded to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

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  5. Government can't find big needle in small haystackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    If you were looking for a needle in a haystack, simple logic would tell you that the smaller the haystack the likelier you are to find the needle. Except for the government.

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  6. Album inspired by Sandy Hook victim gets Grammy nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    This Aug. 25, 2015 photo provided by Jimmy Greene shows Greene in Central Park in New York. For saxophonist Greene, whose daughter died in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, earning Grammy nominations for his album inspired by late daughter is 'bittersweet.'

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  7. 9/11 memorial trees to symbolize strength after tragedyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Aiming to bring hope, healing and strength to neighbors struck by tragedy, the September 11 Memorial and Museum is sending seedlings from their "Survivor Tree Program" to communities in Connecticut, Missouri and Spain. The nonprofit group that runs Manhattan's 9/11 memorial at the World Trade Center sponsors the program, which provides the trees to serve as landmarks they say symbolize resiliency and hope in communities reeling from tragedy.

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  8. NY governor's aide in coma after being shot in headRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    An aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo was fighting for his life Tuesday, a day after being caught in the crossfire between two gangs in Brooklyn. Carey Gabay, a first deputy general counsel at the Empire State Development Corp., was shot in the head during a pre-dawn party celebrating the West Indian Day parade.

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  9. Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weaponsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Wal-Mart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday. The AR-15 rifles and other modern sporting rifles were being sold at less than a third of the company's 4,600 U.S. stores.

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