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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

New Jersey patent law firm sponsors statewide high school competition

Winners have been announced in an annual, statewide competition among New Jersey high school students charged with the loose-yet-lofty mandate of dreaming up the state's best ideas.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Summit, NJ

6 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Thunderstorms a Threat for New Jersey

A strong line of thunderstorms with gusty winds associated with a cold front will cross parts of New Jersey on Tuesday night A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of Gloucester,Camden and Salem counties until 8 p.m. for the storms that are moving east at 40 MPH capable of creating hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 MPH.

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Related Topix: Weather

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

a 8THEISTa plate denial sparks lawsuit in New Jersey

Calling it a case for religious and political freedom, a New Jersey woman is suing the state's Motor Vehicle Commission after her order for an "8THEIST" custom license plate was denied.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

11 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

NJ eyes nearly 700 homes for post-Sandy buyouts

New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood prone areas.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, Sayreville, NJ, South River, NJ

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

New Jersey School District Sued Over Pledge of Allegiance

A New Jersey family is suing their local school district to have the phrase " under God " removed from the Pledge of Allegiance that students are forced to recite every day.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Chris Christie, US Governors

17 hrs ago | NJ.com

On Earth Day, commit to preserving New Jersey's open spaces: Opinion

For the first time in nearly 50 years, state funding for open space preservation has run out.

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Related Topix: Opinion

21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Quigley: About flashing headlights and free speech in New Jersey

Cars are moving on Avenue A at Fourth Street in Bayonne. some motorists in New Jersey are being ticketed for flashing headlights to oncoming traffic, warning other drivers of police speed traps.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, Opinion

Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Internet gambling thriving in Hudson County

For those looking to play a hand of poker, pull down on a slot machine or roll the dice from the confines of their own homes, it seems Hudson County might just be the place to do it.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Games, Poker, Jersey City, NJ, Hoboken, NJ

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Alternative Press

Violetta DuPont 26th Vocal Competition April 27

Opera at Florham presents its 26th annual Vocal Competition established by Violetta DuPont to benefit singers, 21 to 35 years of age, who are pursuing a career in opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Manhattan School of Music, Boston Conservatory

The Jersey Journal

Poll: Is NJ under Chris Christie a good place to do business?

TRENTON - Hundreds of New Jersey lawmakers, business leaders, and lobbyists are about to gather inside a crowded train for one of the state's oldest political traditions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors

More Monmouth Musings

Pallone has less than $1 million in campaign cash

Congressman Frank Pallone's once formidable campaign war chest of roughly $4 million is down to less than $1 million according his latest report to the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, US Senate, Frank Lautenberg, Middlesex, NJ

Patch.com

New Jersey Family Hosting Easter Egg Hunt Sees Skydiver Fall to His Death

At around 2:10 p.m., the Dye family of Washington Township was holding their annual Easter egg hunt when they noticed the usual sight of the skydivers, according to 6abc .

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Words That Have a Totally Different Meaning in New Jersey

When you hear the phrase "Only in New Jersey" there's a reason for that. There is terminology and words that could mean one thing anywhere else but in New Jersey, it has an entirely different meaning to residents of the Garden State.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ Residents Feeling Good About the Garden State [AUDIO]

This past winter was long and brutal, but spring has sprung and that has New Jersey residents feeling positive about life in the Garden State .

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Monmouth University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Item

Online poker is North Jersey's latest tourism draw

Mike Azzaro, sitting by the window, and other out-of-towners playing online at the Borgata in Atlantic City on Friday.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Atlantic City, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ

NJ.com

Upper Mount Bethel Township teenager leads litter cleanup effort for Earth Day

Once just a tag-along at the age of 3, Troy Wilford-Hunt is leading an annual effort to clean up Upper Mount Bethel Township .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day

Courier News

Annual 'Tour de Open Space' set for April 27

For bicyclists, nirvana is a long stretch of open road with beautiful scenery, interesting terrain and little traffic.

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Related Topix: Hunterdon County, NJ, Stockton, NJ, Sergeantsville, NJ, Rosemont, NJ

Courier News

Arts advocates to be honored at Wharton Music Center Spring Gala

Wharton Music Center will celebrate its 2014 Spring Gala on Saturday, April 26, at the Park Avenue Club at 184 Park Ave. in Florham Park.

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Related Topix: Florham Park, NJ, Rahway, NJ, 9, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

SiliconValley.com

New Jersey woman sues to get '8THEIST' on her license plate

A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Atheism, Religion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

New Jersey woman sues to get '8THEIST' on her license plate

A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Atheism, Religion, Opinion

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