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  1. Christie: 'Can't believe Democrats won't support' raiding Horizon surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Gov. Chris Christie said legislation will be introduced soon that would direct funding from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield's reserves to a state fund to pay for drug-addiction treatment for the poor, patterned after a bill proposed a dozen years ago by the Democratic majority leader in the Senate. Christie said in his Feb. 28 budget speech that he wanted Horizon to voluntarily pay into the fund; the company has refused, saying its reserve doesn't represent excess profits, as Christie calls it.

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  2. NJ Transit service from NYC reduced to a crawl in wake of derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    NJ Transit will offer limited service from New York for Friday's afternoon commuter rush after Friday morning's Amtrak derailment shut down Penn Station. Limited outbound service will be offered starting at 4 p.m. as only one out of 11 tracks are available because of the investigation and clean up.

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  3. Raising taxes on NJ's millionaires to fund pensions would be a disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Union members rally in favor of a vote on a pension funding constitutional amendment, on Aug. 1, 2016. First of all, a tax that would further drive high end taxpayers out of NJ could be a disaster.

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  4. Passing on a lifetime of Ringling Bros. memories as the tents come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Like most people growing up in New Jersey, I spent my fair share of time at the old Brendan Byrne Arena, no matter how many times the name changed. From Nets and Devils games, to concerts and WWF shows, they were trips north that I'll never forget.

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  5. Roadside memorial bill is another Trenton money grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    So now a few Trenton politicians want to regulate makeshift roadside memorials . Where does the involvement of Trenton government end? The idea proposed by Democrats in Hudson and Cape May County would have grieving family members complete and application and pay a fee in order to acknowledgment the loss of their loved one on a New Jersey road.

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  6. 'I'm a political prisoner' - NJ Weedman sounds beaten down by latest arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    And today he sounds sad, frustrated and incredulous at what seems to me to be a targeted attack, and a manipulation of the law. The usually chipper weed activist sounds uncharacteristically tired, angry and despondent when he called our show Monday.

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  7. Trenton Woman who fatally beat family dog gets probation, mental health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Trenton woman who authorities say used a shovel and claw hammer to fatally beat her family's dog and then bragged about it has been sentenced to two years of probation. Twenty-year-old Michelle Wankoff will also have to receive mental health treatment as part of the sentence imposed Friday.

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  8. NJ Weeman held without bail after outing 'informant' on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Mercer County judge has ruled that NJ Weedman should remain in custody to protect the safety of an informant involved in the marijuana advocate's latest arrest. The charges against Forchion stem from a raid narcotics officers executed at his Trenton eatery, NJ Weedman's Joint.

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  9. New Jersey 101.5 News - Flash Briefing for March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    President Donald Trump issued a revised travel ban Monday, excluding from the suspension groups of foreigners that got the January order blocked in the courts. Meanwhile in Trenton, the legislature is still resisting the initial concept.

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  10. NJTL set to host annual gala to help local youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    As Eric Scott and I discussed on air, the NJTL will be hosting their 27th annual gala this coming weekend, Saturday March 11, at the Hyatt Regency Princeton Hotel. You can purchase tickets here .

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  11. New Jersey 101.5 News - Flash Briefing for March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    He has been a high-risk sex offender since he was 15 years old, he has served his sentence in a New Jersey prison, but a judge is refusing to set him free. More than $68 million was spent on lobbying in Trenton last year, down a bit from 2015 but the third-highest level on record, according to annual reports made public Thursday.

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  12. With gas tax on ballot, transportation lobbying surged in NJRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    More than $68 million was spent on lobbying in Trenton last year, down a bit from 2015 but the third-highest level on record, according to annual reports made public Thursday . Health care remained a major subject of special-interest lobbying, as it typically is.

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  13. Strong storms and record warmth expected across NJ WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    We did it, New Jersey! We made it to March! Wednesday marks the first day of "climatological Spring" - we use full calendar months to calculate seasonal statistics in the meteorology and climatology world, as it just makes the math easier. The Vernal Equinox, the official start of Spring, will occur on March 20 at 6:29 a.m. EDT .

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  14. Church denies Jackson teen was 'kicked out' of CCD because he's gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Peter Lanza, a 13-year-old boy from Jackson who had been studying for his confirmation at St. Aloysius Church, was told in December by Jennifer Draeger, the church's religious education director, that he could no longer attend class at the church and would have to join the home study program. "A parent had called and said they were uncomfortable with my son being in the same class as their child," Lanza's father, also named Peter, told New Jersey 101.5. Lanza Sr. said despite numerous attempts to contact the Rev.

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  15. Most of New Jersey will top 70 degrees FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Garden State's days of unseasonable, record-breaking warmth are numbered, with rain and a cooldown coming over the weekend. After the fog lifted on Thursday, temperatures soared for most of New Jersey.

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  16. Freeholder Lyon is set to help New Jerseyans #RememberinJuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Morris County Freeholder Hank Lyon , who was voted into the freeholder seat as one of the youngest elected officials in NJ history, announced on our show that he's taking on incumbent GOP assemblywoman Betty DeCroce, in the June primary. I've said many times on the show that we will not forget all of the politicians who voted for the gas tax hike.

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  17. NJ gang that held up food deliveryman, gas station and bank are nabbed, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The earliest of the three incidents occurred Feb. 5 when a Valero gas station on Burlington-Mount Holly Road in Westampton was held up by a black man, a white man and a black woman. The station attendant was assaulted, police said.

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  18. Time to re-test NJ drivers for driving privilegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    It's serious. The incident of an elderly driver backing out into her neighbors house could've been much worse.

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  19. Another apartment building fire fuels NJ debate over lightweight wood constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Feb. 4 fire in Maplewood that destroyed much of the under-construction housing development has reignited a debate over the way these types of structures are built and what safety precautions should be in place. It was a hot issue following the Edgewater fire that left hundreds of families homeless, but that discussion slowly died down, and nothing has changed since, at least officially.

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  20. Powerball jackpot goes winless again, jackpot up to $403 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Nobody won the jackpot in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, but New Jersey remains a lucky place to play the game. One ticket sold in New Jersey matched five numbers, but not the power ball, good for $1 million.

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