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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

South Jersey Woman Sues MVC Over '8theist' License Plate

A woman who was denied a custom license plate that would've read "8theist" is suing the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission , The Courier Post reports.

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15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Why go to meetings?; Everything takes time; Lou is back!; BEN Column, April 19, update 2

The column that asks, guess who is taking over as head of the CEO Group in Cumberland County in place of the late Fran Reilly? The CEO Group has named former Freeholder Director Lou Magazzu as its executive director, succeeding Fran Reilly who recently passed away.

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Related Topix: Bridgeton, NJ

22 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police

Man Wanted For Murder Captured With Handgun

Fairfield Township, N.J. Yesterday, Paul Willoughby, 20, of Fairlfield Township, Cumberland County, had his six week run from the law come to an abrupt end just outside of his home.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Journal

Millville Police

He was lodged in Cumberland County Jail on $44,507.72 bail. * Marcia Thompson, 45, who was homeless, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Vineland, NJ

The Daily Journal

People pay taxes, so why should GE?; Seniors could be reimbursed for property tax increases

And even though I'm an independent that leans a little to the right, I couldn't help from laughing at the blatant liberalism his nicely written column portrayed.

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The Jersey Journal

Mike Zapolski; Summer camp; Hooray for Steve Cutney!; BEN Column, April 18, update 2

The column that says Cory Booker came to our town on Thursday for the second time, two more times more than Gov. Christie, and that's a good feeling, if only to say hello.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Brown University, Family, Kids, Newport, NJ, Millville, NJ

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The Jersey Journal

NJ woman's rejected atheist license plate violates First Amendment, lawsuit argues

An Associated Press file photo of a New Jersey license plate. A Maurice River Township woman argues for her rejected '8theist' request in a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, NJ

New Jersey State Police

Troopers Arrest Burglars While Attempting to Sell Stolen Property

Quinton Township , N.J. Troopers from Bridgeton Station arrested two men on Friday March 14 for burglarizing a residence, stealing a refrigerator and a stove, and then attempting to sell the items for scrap.

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Related Topix: Shiloh, NJ, Salem County, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Rights groups ask Nepal to scrap amnesty bill

International rights groups said Thursday that parts of a bill proposed by the Nepal government should be rejected because it could provide amnesty to people who committed serious human rights violations during the country's Maoist insurgency.

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Related Topix: Activism

Journal-Advocate

Hot Spots 4/17-4/23

El Patio: March of Dimes Benefit concert featuring Vox Vendetta and Never too Late Dublin's Street Pub: CHIVE Saturday, The Unofficial CHIVE Meet Up, NMSU Chive will be selling Chive merchandise with all proceeds benefiting The Wounded Warriors; DJ ESPY, DJ Gene-E-Ous and DJ Corn Emilia's on the Plaza: Smokin Mirrors and Duet Krystal Emilia's on ... (more)

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The Jersey Journal

Cumberland County Jail corrections officer arrested for smuggling contraband to inmates

BRIDGETON - Five people were arrested in conjunction with an investigation that took place over several months that involved the smuggling of contraband into the Cumberland County Jail between August 2013 and January 2014, according to a news release from the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Millville, NJ

Dogster For The Love of Dog Blog

True Story: A New Jersey Dog Gets Summoned to Jury Duty

When IV checked the mail, she saw every dog's worst nightmare: a jury summons. She looked closely at the name.

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Inside Bay Area

Earthquakes' Brandon Barklage may miss next game

Earthquakes starting defender Brandon Barklage is questionable for Saturday's game at Colorado after suffering a thigh contusion last weekend, coach Mark Watson said.

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The York Daily Record

Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service said on Thursday that it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories

Evening Sun

Malaysian lawmaker and lawyer Karpal Singh dies

Veteran Malaysian opposition lawmaker Karpal Singh, an eminent lawyer who had been detained without trial under security laws and battled numerous sedition charges, has died in a road accident.

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Contra Costa Times

Fired Yahoo exec gets $58 million for 15 months of work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

A mistake lead to this dog being called to jury duty

Cumberland County, N.J., has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.

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ReporterHerald.com

Longmont fire fighters battle blaze near 1st and Martin

Longmont fire fighters responded to a fire that flared up around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening east of Martin and south of First Avenue.

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Related Topix: Fire

Inside Bay Area

Two teens arrested, charged with murder in Antioch killing

Two teenagers with gang ties have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a 36-year-old Antioch man on April 8, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Teenagers

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