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Christie's turn to come up with open space funding ideas: Editorial

Editorial: This isn't Disney World and the Delaware isn't a lazy river

A conservative answer on climate change: Opinion

Overkill on Private Manning

Spanking Rand Paul



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From ‘Housewives’ to hauntings: New Jersey’s ‘Psychic Tia’ channels A&E reality show


World-Class Wines in a New Jersey Hamlet

Parents, medical marijuana activists ask NJ to ease access for children

John Quincy Adams letter found in New Jersey library

NJ school secretary guilty of selling alcohol

New Jersey Door Works, Inc. Has New Residential Rolling Showroom

A Log Home in the New Jersey Suburbs

Many Areas of New Jersey Are in Need of Tree Removal

NJ Now Requires Doctor’s Note For Handicapped Parking Permit Renewals

NJ state lawyers due to file papers saying civil unions are enough for same-sex couples

New Jersey needs a real job-creator in Washington

Dolphin virus linked to 1987 deaths off New Jersey confirmed in recent carcass

Husband/wife singers perform at Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey’s annual summer festival

IVF New Jersey Fertility Center’s Dr. Susan Treiser Receives NJ Top Doc Award for Infertility Treatments

A Lap Of The Proposed New Jersey F1 Street Circuit: Video

Harmony Township man alleges New Jersey State Police used excessive force, falsely imprisoned him

Cadet from New Jersey first captain at West Point

NJ weekend food calendar: Shark Week brings free tacos to the Jersey Shore

NJ residents must show ‘justifiable need’ to get permit to carry handgun in public, court agrees

Dog shot at point blank range behind building in Paterson, New Jersey

Authorities: Middletown man killed during apparent New Jersey drug deal

Report sees tax benefits, jobs for NJ from immigration reform

NJ to File Defense of Civil Unions vs. Gay Marriage


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Is New Jersey Housewife Teresa Giudice’s Alleged Mortgage Fraud Indicative Of the Housing Boom?
 
 
NJ handgun law heads to state’s top court
 

New Jersey Sheriff Plans to Enforce Standards for Commuter Bus Drivers

Booker says no to 2016: Buono blasts Christie

Is fracking in New Jersey’s future?
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News From July 23


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Going global: N.J. colleges step up efforts to attract more international students

After 40 years of collecting, East Brunswick man to part with Yankees treasure trove

Report: NJ Turnpike ‘most profitable’ toll road in nation

Rutgers basketball fallout: Report details mistakes, lack of oversight that led to scandal

N.J. justices allow tougher sentences for manslaughter

Lautenberg widow says Pallone was Senator's 'go-to guy'

Lonegan signs pledge against climate change legislation with 'hidden taxes'

Jersey City housing complex a virtual ghost town; townhouses planned

Extra $100M earmarked for elevating Shore homes

Kean University student in rented Kenilworth house caught up in bomb hoax

New Jersey’s economy a mixed bag, Wall Street firm says

Berkeley residents hire attorney to fight plan to film Snooki on Pelican Island

 
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News From June 24



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North Haledon public officials who used generators not in clear yet

Knucklehead of the Week: Richard Trenk

Intern insurrection

Wanted for NJ: A Senator who makes deals

NJ cheats the arts with hotel tax shell game

Stillbirth dignity bill can help NJ women find peace

NJ’s OPRA, open meetings laws are out-of-date

Steve Lonegan’s chances don’t look that bad to this guy

Obama looks to clear the air on climate change

Police officers reach out to recruit a more diverse force

“Securing the border” doesn’t get my vote

Crimes aside, some gangsters still steal our hearts

Longing for a day at the Shore: Public access is elusive at many New Jersey beaches

Amick: Plan to stabilize, cut property taxes won't happen anytime soon
 

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News From June 11



 

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Edward Snowden has many travel options

Bloomberg to propose spending billions to reduce storm risk

State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations

Obama nominates Jason Furman to head up Council of Economic Advisers

Obama’s Watergate: China’s online community reacts to surveillance leaks

5-year-old boy who survived tornado dies in dog attack

Ron Paul gives thanks for leaker

Twitterati warmly welcome Hillary Clinton on her first day in Twittersphere

Poll: Most back NSA phone tracking

Fort Hood suspect expected to argue shooting was in defense of Taliban

Obama making new pitch to pass immigration reform

George Zimmerman trial: Day 2 of jury selection for Trayvon Martin shooting

Democrats not taking Massachusetts Senate race for granted

Bradley Manning trial to be recreated in comic-book form

Richmond airport reopens; threat had prompted evacuation

Widow works to preserve Evers’ civil-rights legacy

Newtown schools threat called a “horrible, evil thing to do’ to scarred town

New radios at Georgia Army base jammed garage doors

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News From June 10



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The Auditor: Catholic bishops hire new lobbyists

Anti-terrorism “behavior” program is waste of taxpayer dollars

DeCamp gets on board with disability law

Surveillance makes us safer

State must continue to oversee Newark schools

Anti-knucklehead of the Week: Mindy Crandell

The bishops’ big guns in Trenton

Edison’s extraordinary cry for help

The lessons of Rutgers’ Post-It note project

US can’t remain in denial of torture

Will the Big Ten make Rutgers rich? Don’t count on it

The danger behind America’s fascination with conspiracy theories

The business case for wind power

It was the Democrats, not Chris Christie, who made the big mistake on that special election

For Barbara Buono, going from bad to worse, with her party’s help

In Ocean Grove, a pier goes by the boards


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Newark’s website to get makeover during a hackathon

Portugal Day in Newark draw a big crowd

Newark couple marry at IKEA in Elizabeth, met there eight years ago

Sign of the times: S. Klein store about to come down in Newark

Newark police officer named Champion of the Year


 
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News From June 5


 

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News From June 3


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Obama convenes mental illness conference; calls for issue to be brought ‘out of the shadows”

Viewpoints: Justice and the court martial of Private Manning

US Factory activity edges up, but growth sluggish: Markit

Thousands ordered to flee massive blaze outside LA

Erika Brannock, last marathon bombing victim, leaves Boston hospital

Senator McCain exhorts Obama to address controversies

Scenarios, terminology key in prepping for same-sex court ruling

Hope fades for teen swept over Yosemite waterfall

Terry Lynn Lands announces run for Carl Levin’s seat

Budget stalemate means it’s time to explore options

Fort Hood suspect seeks to represent self at trial

For reputed mobster Whitey Bulger, trial “is his show”

Rep. Issa, Obama aide, have war of words

Bradley Manning court-martial opens

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News From May28


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Chinese infiltrated top U.S. weapons systems, confidential report claims

Syrian opposition disarray threatens international support

Live coverage: President Obama visits Jersey Shore with Gov. Christie

Obama to take post-Sandy tour of Jersey Shore on Tuesday

Marines punished for sexist, threatening posts: Incident comes at a time when top military officers say they are facing a crisis of sexual harassment and abuse within the ranks.

Customers settle bills forgotten in Boston Marathon bombings

Judge: jurors won’t be able to travel to crime scene in trial of Trayvon Martin murder

Uncertainty, paperwork greet Oklahoma victims

GOP messing up on IRS scandal’s potential

Seattle Police admit violating open records act

Millions in Red Cross Sandy funds still not spent

Obama offers salute to Korean War vets as Afghanistan War winds down

Justices decline to hear Planned Parenthood funding case

 
 
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News From May20



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News from April 24




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Should Boston Marathon bomber get death penalty?

Bloomberg sees new interpretation of Constitution in post-marathon world

NJ should take another whack at tobacco

NJ lottery deal needs closer scrutiny – fast

A plan to end the bullying crisis at Rutgers University

Boston enters a terrible club no one should join


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Newark felon shoots himself in leg, arrested after hospital stay

Newark man convicted in 2011 gang-related slaying

Flight delays triple as furloughs continue at Newark Liberty and other airports

Newark school superintendent gets unprecedented no-confidence vote

Call for artists: Newark wants your designs for Super Ball Formations


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I Raids targeting drug ring in Middlesex County result in 26 arrests, seizure of heroin and cash

After Sandy Roundup: Most insurance claims settled, $2M more for Sandy Hook roads

College of New Jersey football coach is suspended following altercation with Kean U. security officers

NJ.com By The Associated Press 

Police attempt to locate father of two boys found living in Ewing self-storage locker with their mom

Alleged travel scammer and wife indicted on new charges

NEA delays grants to state partners, funds 8817 projects nationwide

Stun grenade used by police in drug bust was legal, court rules

Fairleigh Dickinson U. names longtime administrator Sheldon Drucker new president

College of Saint Elizabeth names new president; Helen Streubert first lay leader

Retired justice Virginia Long named keynote speaker for Rutgers University commencement
 
 

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News from April 15



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Crosswalk stings remind drivers they don’t own the whole road

DiVincenzo feats on the contractor’s dime


Enough with the overpaid political hacks

Immigration reform: A Q&A with Sen. Robert Menendez


Five reasons to clean up the Passaic River

A grand adventure on the Passaic River: A Q&A with Mary Bruno


Codey Watch Part 3

Clinging to Pals Cabin


NJ vows to continue fight to legalize sports betting

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Urban farm in Newark helps bring residents back to the land

New flavors in a Newark neighborhood

Global Hockey Legends event in Newark raises more than $50K for Sandy relief

Teachers Village in Newark moves into 2nd phase; Schools will be ready by summer

2 Newark cops hurt when cruisers collide during chase

Military Park Building in Newark reaches full occupancy

School board elections in 3 Essex County municipalities coming up this week

NJPAC’s Sounds of the City receives $1 million grant from Horizon Foundation 


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NJ Assembly bill criminalizing unauthorized use of public resources in emergencies hits home in Warren County

Jersey City, northern New Jersey, an example of gentrification going on in communities nationwide

New Jersey Schools conducting surprise security drills

Behind the foreclosure surge in New York, New Jersey

Army Corps surveys Sandy’s offshore impact ahead of proposed dredging projects

Debate over whether Rutgers whistleblower was fired, as case involving Rice heads to courts


In Elizabeth, Robinson’s legacy touches hearts and minds

New Brunswick residents still angry at police response to block party

Police Chief sets goal of $1M for shore

Terror case sentencing set to begin for North Bergen, Elmwood Park men
 


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Justice decline to take gun case, New York law stands

Trial starts for aides of NYC Mayoral hopeful

Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell’s murder trial sparks political firestorm

GOP super donor Bob Perry of Texas dies at 80

GOP reports slams Obama Labor nominee over DOJ-brokered deal

Bill Maher slams Paul Ryan, Rand Paul for “ruining” libertarianism

Aggressive talk from North Korea concerns US leaders 

 

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News from April 3


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Shooting at IHOP in Newark shows need for armed guards


Hard to tell if North Korea’s latest act is a rerun or something new

 

Is gay marriage ripe for a straight scam?: Editorial

 

NJ families want the future to be stable for the developmentally disabled

 

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Newark’s yearlong jazz party: TD James Moody festival returns for second year, but that’s just the start

 

18-year-old man found shot in Newark is hospitalized

Rutgers-Newark marks deaths of two campus officials who died on same day 

Authorities investigating fatal Newark shooting

Vigil held in Newark for slain IHOP manager

Newark doctor aims to be education’s “Michael Jordan”

5th person charged in murder of Newark man left to die in North Bergen lot

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo outlines 37th annual Cherry Blossom Festival


Essex County wrestler tops dad’s record

 

 

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Amid abuse backlash, Rutgers fires coach Mike Rice

Mike Rice and his abusive behavior have public questioning his future

2 N.J. men who admitted to terror plot could face stiffer sentence after fight in jail

Pro-immigration advocates meet in Jersey City to call for reform

 

Union claims in suit that Meadowlands Hospital failed to pay some employees' medical claims

Two admit roles in scheme that defrauded schools in N.J., 11 other states

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Despite resistance in Congress, WH continues gun law push

Democrats are all talk on gun control 

Transgender man to appeal after denied divorce

The only thing the GOP has to fear on immigration reform is the GOP itself

Immigration puts GOP in tight spot

AP no longer uses “illegal immigrant” to describe a person

NY politicians arrested in alleged mayoral race bribe scheme

Atlanta educators face hefty bail over cheating scandal

Atlanta school teachers “Stole the hopes and dreams of innocent kids”

Michelle Obama challenges kids with lunch contest

Obama is in Colorado to continue push for gun control measures

Stanford to join Harvard, MIT in online education

Jackie Robinson biopic “42” gets high praise from Michelle Obama
 

 

 

 

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News from April 2


 
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Newark's Ironbound needs breathing space as Bayonne Bridge renovates: Editorial

An ounce of prevention is worth $5 billion of cure 

A fairer way to hire minorities in N.J.: Opinion 

Marriage ‘equality’ is about more than love: Opinion 

Was the Google Doodle tribute to Cesar Chavez appropriate?: Editorial

 

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Police respond to incident at Maplewood convenience store

Four-alarm fire destroys two Newark buildings, leaving five people homeless

 

Fire guts at least 6 Newark apartments

Newark Doctor Aims To Be Education's 'Michael Jordan' 

High School Fair is Saturday

STATE

Princeton consolidation pays off: $61M budget comes with tax rate decrease

WWE investors have eye on network, box office

 

South Jersey jail deal: Lawsuits loom; ACLU, public defenders claiming prisoner rights violations

 

 

NATIONAL

 

Obama to Unveil Initiative to Map the Human Brain

 

Obama announces $100M for brain mapping project that could help Alzheimer’s, other diseases

Obama chooses economic adviser Deese as deputy budget director 

Obama's day: A visit from Singapore

Cape May council to vote on higher elevations for oft-flooded buildings, report says

 

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News from April 1


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Editorial: Kinetic shoes, soil virus discoveries - A salute to N.J. innovative students


Justice Scalia sticks his foot in it, again: Editorial
 

Quit the foot-dragging on halfway house reform: Editorial

 

 

NEWARK/ESSEX

Civilian review boards not coming to Newark until 2014

 

Camden joins the fold, but does N.J. takeover of schools actually improve them?


Newark school board candidates change tone on charter schools

 

STATE

WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium expected to rope in more than $100M

 

In aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Hoboken joins United Nations' Making Cities Resilient campaign

 

Spike in tax breaks awarded to N.J. businesses yields few results, group says

 


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Obama Walks the High Wire, Eyes Closed

 

Obamas Welcome Children to Annual Easter Egg Roll


Obama's point man on greening the government 

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama Has Tight Iran Timeline

Barack Obama offers 'wise words' to RGIII about injury

 

White House April Fools' Day Prank Features Kid President

 

 

 

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News from March 26


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Opinion: Closing Trenton-Mercer Airport control tower means 'increased possibility of mid-air collisions

 

Moran: Where is the sin in Cryan's tawdry sex e-mails?

 

Editorial: N.J. should move forward with dyslexia testing, intervention for students

 

Opinion: N.J. Supreme Court Justice Anne Patterson - A voice of reason

 

Editorial: Officials' reaction to kid-with-gun photo crossed line

 

NEWARK/ESSEX NEWS

Fight over money led to Newark stabbing, police say

 

Jump in Land Assessments Shocks Newark Business Owners                                                 

 

Reporter Offers Perspective on Newark at Talk Thursday


Man Wanted for Questioning in Newark IHOP Shooting

 

 

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Daily ritual pays off for Passaic man who hit $338M Powerball jackpot

 

Defense of Marriage Act decision could separate this same-sex New Jersey couple

 

New Jersey gets poor marks in emergency preparedness

 

Trenton police director's four-point crime plan receives mixed reviews from council

 

NATIONAL NEWS

 

A historic moment as same-sex marriage arrives before Supreme Court

 

US home prices rise in January by most since mid-2006, as housing recovery strengthens    

 

As sequester furloughs loom, federal workers turn to local union leaders                            


Obama demands Congress ‘finish the job’ on immigration reform 

Obama's day: Sports teams from Los Angeles

Newark College Student Recognized for Volunteerism

 

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News from March 25


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A Newark rabbi, mentioned by Obama in Israel, still revelant today: Opinion

 

Opinion: Make N.J. Ethics Commission responsible for town, school ethics reviews

 

A better E-Verify key to immigration reform: Editorial

Spying on Muslims: A Q&A on the lasting damage of NYPD's surveillance

 

 

NEWARK/ESSEX NEWS

The Auditor: Grace Spencer gets a new public gig, Charles Mainor's unusual research techniques, Steve Kornacki's new job — and more

         

New Mini-Precinct Opens in West Ward Friday

 

'From Newark With Love': Two NJIT grads create customized postcards of city landmarks


The 'Other Rosa Parks' Speaking in Newark and a 250-Year-Old House for Sale 


Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair helps Newark congregation 

 


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Spring snowstorm in N.J. expected to dump 2 to 4 inches
 

Six Hudson County towns agree to settle polluted Passaic River lawsuit

 

As Newark Battles School Takeover in Court, Is Camden Next?

 

For first time since Sandy, electric trains running to Hoboken

 

 

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Pennsylvania Study Finds Halfway Houses Don’t Reduce Recidivism 

 

Infants Are Fed Solid Food Too Soon, C.D.C. Finds

 

President Obama's bracket surges into Sweet 16

 

How Barack Obama Brought Turkey and Israel Back Together

 

Obama wants quick action on immigration overhaul 

 

With Climate Change, Obama Faces One Of His Biggest Challenges     

 
DEP's waiver from reality: Editorial


 

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News from March 22


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Opinion: Top 5 ways to save water in N.J. through food choices
 

Poll: Should the Democrats relent on new taxes?

Star-Ledger.Com, by Guest Columnist John G. Sierchio

 

 

 

NEWARK/ESSEX COUNTY NEWS

Next Year in Newark, Say Manischewitz Execs
 

New charges make for three Newark women charged with murder of man left for dead

 

Newark Students’ ‘Bottle Cap Van Gogh’ Has Its Museum Debut  
 

St. Michael's Hospital Opens New, Larger ER

Bergen County PD nabs Newark halfway house escapee in stolen car

Essex County Freeholder who crashed his Jeep while texting says he’s lucky to be alive
 

 

NEW JERSEY NEWS

NJ Assembly approves bill pushing state takeover of Edison police internal affairs

 

NJ Assembly passes bill toughening penalties against texting, talking while driving 


NJ Assembly sends early voting bill to Gov. Christie’s desk

 

Campaign finance watchdog agency says outside Democratic group must adhere to contribution limits
 

Bill to ban companies from asking about workers’ Facebook accounts is headed to governor

 

Bill ending mandatory health insurance for NJ county college students passed by Assembly
 

Bill creating integrity monitors for Hurricane Sandy funds heads to Christie

 

Shipping companies fined $10.4 million for illegally dumping tainted water

 

NATIONAL NEWS


American Academy of Pediatrics announces support for same-sex marriage

 

3 dead, including suspect in Marine base shooting

 

Democrats join push to dump Obamacare tax

A fresh start? Hopes linger as Barack Obama heads home from visit aimed at boosting Israeli-Palestinian relations

 

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News from March 21


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Was the state overzealous in checkout boy with rifle? 

Ex-Gov. Jim McGreevey describes his “fall to Grace” nearly a decade after scandal

NJ congressmen must step up for vets… 



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Newark business owners get sticker shock as property values skyrocket

Goodbye, Newark, the place Roth never left

Two “community guns” confiscated during patrol of Newark housing project 

46 officers graduate Essex County Police Academy

 

2014 FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy on display in Essex County

 

 

STATE NEWS

New Jersey lawmakers considering new medical marijuana provision

 

FEMA head says he can’t guarantee elevation maps won’t change for Sandy victims

 

State calls on PSE&G to provide more details to its $2.9 billion infrastructure plan

 



NATIONAL NEWS

Over six in 10 Americans back citizenship

 

More and more hate crime victims don’t file reports, believe police can’t or won’t help

 

 

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News From March 20


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Momentum for assault weapons ban fades, just as NRA knew it would

 

Ads on schools? Revenue or shill?

 

 

NEWARK/ESSEX NEWS

4 arrested, 3 guns confiscated, in Saturday patrols in Newark

 

Hamilton, Newark fire departments to face off in ice hockey game for Hurricane Sandy charity

 

School bus involved in Newark crash, 10 kids and 2 drivers taken to hospital

 

Three people shot after fight in Newark’s East Ward

 

Roth’s 80th cause for Newark celebration

 

Bus tour brings Philip Roth’s Newark to life

 

Newark celebrates author Philip Roth’s 80th birthday

 

Jersey’s literary lion Philip Roth still roars at 80

 

Philip Roth’s 80th birthday celebration

 

Essex County College President Edythe Abdullah leaving for new job after three controversial years

 

Victim killed in Newark bodega shooting identified, additional victim found at area hospital

 

 

STATE NEWS


Poll says NJ voters support for online gambling has increased

 

New Jersey surpasses 1 gigawatt of installed solar energy

 

Yankee Stadium concessionaire picked to run World Trade center observation deck

 

Study: Preschool boosts disadvantaged NJ kids

 

Family says New Jersey overreacted to boy’s gun photo on Facebook

 

National report says higher ed cuts may harm NJ students for years to come

 

As “American Dream” moves forward, officials want guarantees project will use NJ labor

 

Spring brings NJ a blush of warmth today – but not for long, say forecasters


Once again, Hunterdon is NJ’s healthiest county

 

Passover French toast? New Jersey food writers whip up holiday surprises

 

NJ has second costliest winter for snow removal, DOT says

 

Montclair State launching partnership with 6 NJ media companies; expanding new communications school

 

Following Sandy damage, Statue of Liberty to reopen on Fourth of July

 

Study: Preschoolers in poorest districts made “significant gains” through 4th and 5th grades

 

Developer close to buying former Bell Labs site in Holmdel

 

 

NATIONAL NEWS


US judge oks Hostess Twinkies, Ding Dongs sale

President Obama picks Indiana to win NCAA Title

 

South Korean banks and media report computer network crash, causing speculation of North Korea cyberattack

 

1 in 50 school kids has autism, CDC says

 

Obama stands firm with Israel on first official visit

 

James Oliver Seevakumaran to-do list photo 911 cell call audio, video

 

Supreme Court gives American consumers victory over copyright owners in Kirstaeng v. John Wiley and Sons


Equality House is Westboro Baptist Church’s bright new next door neighbor

 

Why the Easter Bunny and White House tours have become the public face of sequestration

 

Sanford headed for SC House runoff: Colbert’s sister wins Dem nod

 

Assault weapons ban dropped, gun control supporters move on

 

School secretary: All safe in Minnesota lockdown

 

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News From March 18



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Google's growing monopoly: Editorial

 

Kean & Byrne: Two sides to closing N.J. developmental centers


Editorial: Don't mess with the thirst amendment - Sugary drink ban goes too far

 

Opinion: Hidden credit cards swipe fees are costing consumers, businesses billions


Overall, NJ’s Sandy plan takes sensible approach

 

A Republican senator changes his mind about same-sex marriage

 

Behind the nuclear threats: A Q&A on tensions between North and South Korea

 

Sandy victims find emotional life raft in flood of post-storm struggles

 


NEWARK/ESSEX COUNTY NEWS

Bloomfield School District braces for layoffs of nearly 100 teachers and staff

 

Arrests made in two false bomb threats at Newark airport

 

The All Stars Project of New Jersey opens new after-school center in Newark

 

Philip Roth and Fans Return to Newark for his 80th



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N.J. paid more than $49M in lawsuits last year, nearly $25M to private lawyers

 

2,000 students attend Special Olympics Project Unify rally to foster respect for all students

 

N.J. Senate panel considers bill outlawing anti-gay 'conversion' therapy

 

Same-sex marriage fight in New Jersey not over

 

Hollywood-style caper in $80M theft obtained security plans to get inside

 

Seaside Heights official had ties to towing company that billed owners up to $2,500 after Sandy, report says

 

Union Beach family becomes first in NJ to have FEMA trailer on resident-owned land

 

Watchung Mayor Gerald “Jerry” Mobus has died, borough announces

 

At Sunday Mass, NJ Catholics inspired by the new pope

 

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Obama nominee for Labor secretary could face questions on New Black Panther testimony

 

Obama to Nominate Justice Aide for Labor Post

 

President Obama to pick Tom Perez for Labor

 

Justice official to be nominated to top Labor slot

 

Obama to nominate Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary

 

Obama to tap Thomas Perez for labor secretary

 

Obama to nominate Tom Perez as next Secretary of Labor

 

CNN becoming more like Fox, MSNBC, Pew report finds

 

NYPD’s Stop-and-frisk goes on trial in Manhattan courtroom

 

Leo. W. Gerard: Paul Ryan disses “the Help” again

 

Joe Cassano, son of FDNY Boss, racist on Twitter

 

CNN is getting hammered for Steubenville coverage

 

Steubenville Rape trial: football stars convicted


 

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News From March 13



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News From March 12



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Elderly man's routine proves road to post-Sandy normalcy begins with a single step                                                     
                                      
Opinion: The sooner we kick the dirty energy habit, the better    
                                                                                     
 
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House GOP proposes austere, balanced budget

Ryan Budget Plan Aims to Roll Back Obama Agenda

Paul Ryan unveils $4.6 trillion plan to cut the deficit

Republicans unveil 10-year plan to shrink deficit

Obama's Capitol Hill Courtship

GOP Budget Plan Promises To Repeal Obamacare, Cuts Medicaid

Obama Heads to Capitol Hill In Search of Deficit Deal

Ryan plan seeks balanced budget within a decade 

What's in Paul Ryan's budget 

First Thoughts: Return of the Ryan budget 

Obama's $1.3 Trillion Budget Gift to Paul Ryan 

Jury convicts NYC police officer of plot to kidnap and eat women

Why North Korea loves to threaten World War III (but probably won’t follow through)

Website claims to have hacked First Lady’s financial records

Judge enters not guilty plea on behalf of Holmes in deadly Colorado theater shooting

Senate panel passes two gun-control measures

GOP Budget establishes contact with Democrats
 
 
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News From March 11




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The latest strike at abortion rights: Editorial


Opinion: Why America demonizes its teachers

New Jersey is still corrupt, but much improved: Editorial

Another president evolves on gay marriage: Editorial



NEWARK/ESSEX COUNTY NEWS

Newark teen gunned down in city's South Ward

Newark Police officer fatally shoots armed robbery suspect, authorities say

Battle within Democratic party proves for fierce primary in Essex County

Morgan Stanley exec to speak at ECC




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New Jersey Supreme Court sides with North Bergen in dispute over sewage fees

Frank Lautenberg misses U.S. Senate votes due to leg pain
 

Bamboozled: Medical biller's error turns to collections, credit score plunge for Piscataway man

N.J. Supreme Court declines to hear case of state trooper charged with auto assault



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Obama's charm offensive gets tested 

President Obama's 3-day Capitol Hill stand (and what else is Congress doing ...


The Morning Plum: Didn't we just have an election?


Obama Gets A Charm School Report Card


Conservatives Avoiding Obama's Charm Offensive             


A guide: serious plans vs. talking-point 'plans'


Obama could get things done by governing today


Wonkbook: The budget battles begin

 

Can Obama build on his outreach to GOP?


Obama agenda: Outreach


First Thoughts: The budget beat goes on


Obama hopes to rescue deficit-cutting deal


Obama to continue so-called "charm offensive"

 


 

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Don’t buy this NCAA olive branch, New Jersey

 

Cannibal cop’s fantasy defense falls short

 

Shore finally on a lucky streak

 

Oversight or obstruction? NJ sends mixed messages to state’s lone medical marijuana center


 

NEWARK/ESSEX COUNTY NEWS

 

Art Resource fair tomorrow at Newark Public Library

Prominent Newark attorney to chair Essex County heart walk 

Registration for Mayors Spring Break basketball tournament underway

April 13th open house at Rutgers University, Newark, welcomes freshmen, undergraduate transfers 

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo and Labor Commissioner Wirths visit Hurricane Sandy clean-up site


 

NJ STATE NEWS

Gas prices down 5 cents along New Jersey toll roads


Christie administration announces extension of FEMA transitional sheltering assistance program

Longshoremen reach tentative deal at NY, NJ ports
 

Local port employers and longshoremen reach tentative deal 

Shore residents duel with state over FEMA’s new house elevation requirements 

What happens when the weather forecaster gets it wrong? 

Wet snow falling over most of NJ 

NCAA lifts ban on postseason tournaments being held in New Jersey 

NJ lawmakers press state and public utilities to focus on communication with customers 

 

Election Day could become two weeks long under NJ Democrats’ bill 

Some snow expected in NJ tonight, but a rare phenomenon could bring more 

Drug testing NJ middle-school students cuts back on future use, study says 

Route 9: A journey down New Jersey’s liveliest highway 

Anthony Ashnault seeking to become first undefeated four-time New Jersey state champion/ 

 

Winter storm hits New Jersey towns impacted by Sandy 

3 plead guilty to defrauding FEMA after 2010 nor’easter and Hurricane Irene 

No relief yet: Winter weather advisory until noon Friday for North Jersey 

NJ law mandating autism treatment coverage needs work, parents and lawmakers say

  

NATIONAL NEWS

 

Army orders reforms for mental health care treatment

US childhood obesity fight sees some success: group

 

Employers add 236,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 7.7 percent 

Bin Laden’s son-in-law pleads not guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to kill Americans 

Farewell to Hugo Chavez 

Conclave to elect pope expected to start early next week: Vatican 

Immigrants yearn to be Americans, not a permanent underclass 

Obama aide: Recovery “gaining traction” 

Suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed New York family charged

Bill Clinton: Defense of Marriage Act that I signed is unconstitutional

Gun trafficking bill moves toward Senate vote

2 Civil War sailors from the Monitor to be buried in Arlington


With Brennan as CIA chief, Obama puts in place 3rd key member of his national security team



 

 

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