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1 hr ago | NJ.com

Willingboro man charged with murder for allegedly running brother over with car

April Palmer was charged with obstruction for allegedly helping Lyle Person conceal the car he allegedly used to run his brother over.

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Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ

1 hr ago | Patch.com

Meet Napolean's Burlington County Brother, Joey Bottles

Napolean Bonaparte's brother lived in Burlington County. Even though his brother was a famous French dictator, Joseph Bonaparte went by a decidedly New Jersey nickname: Joey Bottles.

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Related Topix: Bordentown, NJ

6 hrs ago | PlanPhilly

William Penn uses trails to build Delaware River constituency

The William Penn Foundation made a splash this month when it announced a multi-year commitment to spend $35 million aimed at protecting the Delaware River watershed as a critical source of drinking water for 15 million people.

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11 hrs ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Contractor Admits to Fraud, Assault

The principal of a Pennsylvania construction company faces dozens of years behind bars for forcing employees to return part of their paychecks and for targeting a site manager during a reconstruction project at Fort Dix.

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Related Topix: Fort Dix, NJ, Prison, US Military, US Marine Corps, Cumberland County, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Philly.com

Mount Holly: No more bail-bond businesses

MOUNT HOLLY Darkened bail-bond storefronts, massage parlors, tattoo studios, and even professional and charitable-services offices won't be welcomed downtown much longer.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Philly.com

Rutgers-Camden brings business degree to BCC

Rutgers-Camden will bring its undergraduate business administration degree to Burlington County College's Mount Laurel campus beginning this fall, the schools announced Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Mount Laurel, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Bordentown man charged with trying to break into Westampton building

WESTAMPTON TWP . - Police and Burlington County Sheriff's Department officers responded to Wodlane Avenue for a man bleeding from his wrist at about 12:58 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Bordentown, NJ

NJ.com

Burlington County man sentenced to 30 years for role in producing child pornography

A Burlington County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday for his role in producing child pornography, authorities said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Pa. man pleads guilty to kickback scheme during work on Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst

File photo of New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, 2nd from right and Col. Robert Tobin, Commander of the Marine Aircraft Group 49, right, waiting for passengers and crew from The Blue Angels C-130 aircraft at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

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Related Topix: Lakehurst, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps

Patch.com

Burlington County College delivers donations to Burlington County Animal Shelter

Several members of Burlington County College's Student Government Association and college administrators including BCC Interim President Dr. David Spang, Vice President of Student Success Dr. Terrence Hardee, and Associate Dean of Student Activities Cathy Briggs, recently dropped off food, blankets, kitty litter, and flea and tick medications, ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Item

North Jersey's disabled and their families are forced to move on

Deborah Smith cutting food for her daughter, Keisha Smith, 43, at home in Paterson.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Totowa, NJ, New Jersey, Woodbridge, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ

Philly.com

A new 'zone' proposal has some in Mount Holly worried

MOUNT HOLLY The memory of bulldozers ripping apart rowhouses and menacing the holdouts in a neighborhood that was deemed blighted a decade ago now colors the debate over plans to declare another large area "in need of redevelopment."

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NJ

NBC Philadelphia

Police Find Body of Missing Elderly Man

Phillips Brooks, 81, was found dead around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in a wooded area in Washington Township, Burlington County.

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Daily Record

Engagement: Kristen Makris & Joseph Spahn

Kristen is employed as an RN at The Evergreens and Joseph is employed as a teacher at Burlington County Special Services High School.

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Related Topix: Monroe Township, NJ

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NJ.com

Former watchdogs accuse Christie of interfering with state ethics agency

Gov. Chris Christie's office pushed out the top investigator of the state Ethics Commission during an open investigation into a member of the governor's staff, former officials at the ethics agency say.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Bordentown, NJ, Trenton, NJ

The Daily Journal

Unclaimed casualties come home

Dozens of war veterans lined up outside a funeral home here on motorcycles, behind a hearse carrying 21 mahogany urns containing the ashes of local veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Ocean County, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Lakewood cabbie assaulted, robbed; cops seek suspect

A local taxi cab driver was punched and robbed of cash and cigarettes last month, and police are hoping the public can identify a picture of the suspect.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, NJ

MyFoxPhilly

NJ Trooper Arrests Convicted Sex Offender On the Run for 25 Years

New Jersey State Police have arrested James Wade Barclay, a convicted sex offender that was on the run for 25 years.

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Patch.com

Moorestown Police Weekly Crime Log: April 4-10, 2014

* On April 5, Willie Capo, 42 of S. 12th Street in Camden was arrested and charged with shoplifting $804.90 worth of merchandise from Macy's Department Store in the Moorestown Mall.

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Related Topix: Moorestown, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ

Courier News

WAIT&SEE

EDITOR'S NOTE: Even though it may feel as if the winter of our discontent is still with us, the calendar says otherwise.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

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