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NJ Politics Roundup: Christie hires ombudsman; Codey calls on Rutgers to fire Hermann

Meanwhile, dederal prosecutors want to talk to Port Authority commissioners about the controversial lane closures at the bridge, a source told The Star-Ledger.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Courier News

Rutgers adds three commitments to 2015 recruiting class during busy we...

Running back Charles Snorweah out of Pennsbury High School committed Friday to Rutgers, becoming the fifth member of the 2015 class.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

The Baltimore Sun

Flavored cigars appeal to youth: study

Young people are smoking fewer cigarettes these days, but their cigar use is rising, which may partly be due to the popularity of flavored cigars, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Related Topix: Canada, Lakeland, FL

Business Journal

Earn a Rutgers business degree at Burlington County College

Students at Burlington County College's Mount Laurel campus can soon earn a Rutgers School of Business-Camden undergraduate degree without ever leaving the community college classroom, the Courier-Post reports .

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Rutgers joins colleges taking stand against sweatshops

Several companies have signed on to the standards spelled out in the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, a legally binding deal between manufacturers and Bangladeshi trade unions that requires firms to help fund workplace safety initiatives and mandates that the factories be open to independent inspections.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Fresno Bee

Sneeze, wheeze, allergies: Valley's drought making it worse

The dry, warm spring has kicked allergy season into overdrive. Pollen counts began spiking early, in February instead of their typical arrival this month, and except for a storm or two in March there hasn't been rain to wash the pollen away.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fresno, CA, Sanger, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

Rutgers Students On Alert After Robbery In Broad Daylight

Students at Rutgers University are on edge after an a pair of bandits on bicycles robbed a student at knifepoint in broad daylight this week.

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Patch.com

Former Rutgers Student Held In Bergen County Jail, Stuck In 'Broken' Bail System

Chasing NJ reports that the New Jersey bail system is broken and more and more people can't afford to get out of jail.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ

Courier News

Seismic testing poses threat

Concerned that planned seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey will harm marine life, ruin fishing and open the door to oil and gas exploration, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-NJ, has called for a 60-day extension of the public comment period and a public hearing on the plan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Belford, NJ, Barnegat, NJ

Glocally Newark

JUNK dance troop WOW's audience at Rutgers

Keeping with our Dance theme of the week, Rutgers Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience department, scored high marks as they a brought physical dance performance to Bradley Hall theater.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater, Modern Dance, Ballet, Inventions, Science / Technology

NJ.com

Codey calls on Rutgers to fire AD Julie Hermann

State Sen. Richard Codey today wrote to Rutgers President Robert Barchi urging him to fire Athletic Director Julie Hermann, shown in this file photo.

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Athletics News: Rutgers Launches Big Ten Membership With Series of Events

PISCATAWAY, N.J. Rutgers University will celebrate its entrance into the prestigious Big Ten Conference with a "Big Ten Academic Advantage Panel" on May 2 and "R B1G Party" on July 1. The events are in addition to "R B1G Tour," which was previously announced by the university's Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Woman robbed at knifepoint walking near Rutgers campus

A woman affiliated with Rutgers was robbed at knifepoint when she while she was walking in the area of Nichol Avenue and Seaman Street Wednesday morning.

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Courier News

Colgate-Palmolive's co-op program helps Rutgers chemistry undergraduates develop research interests

In the process, both students are partnering with chemists on discoveries that could significantly influence the future of consumer products.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Piscataway, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, Berklee College of Music, East Brunswick, NJ

Philly.com

David Munn, Cherry Hill library director

David C. Munn, director of the Cherry Hill Public Library from 1980 to 1989, spent many hours watching his son go around in circles.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Cherry Hill, NJ, Gloucester City, NJ, Eatontown, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Courier News

Drew University increasing enrollment of international students with new program

Starting this fall, Drew University could as soon attract an undergraduate student from Beijing as Bernardsville.

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Related Topix: Drew University, Bernardsville, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

Daily Record

Leoni prepared for larger role

Last season -- after Rutgers lost its season opener at Fresno State and before it faced Norfolk State in the home opener -- Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood had some good news for offensive lineman Bryan Leoni.

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Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ

National Review Online

Andrew Johnson: Minnesota Faculty, Students Try to Block, Arrest Condi Rice

Some are calling on campus police to bring Rice in for questioning. The former secretary of state and national security advisor is supposed to take part in a lecture series about civil rights - a task for which Rice, the daughter of middle-class Alabama schoolteachers who went on to graduate from college at age 19 and rise to the highest levels of ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, George Bush, W.

BroadwayWorld.com

the Bastard Child by Sean P. Hoggs is Available Now

Sean P. Hoggs learned at an early age that we cannot allow our socioeconomic background or tough start in life to define who we are - and he should know! At age 16, he set out to change a life riddled with drugs and crime, moving from one friend's house to the next, determined not to end up in jail or, even worse, dead! The Bastard Child: A Story ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

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