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EDITORIAL: We're Number 1 in public educationEDITORIAL: We're Number...

EDITORIAL: We're Number 1 in public education Just don't tell Gov. Christie, who prefers we think of our schools as failures Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oTm51N Evo Popoff, assistant commissioner and chief innovation officer of the New Jersey Department of and Takecia Saylor, the department's newly appointed director ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey Government, Family, Kids, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Thomas Edison Tops List of Preferred Dinner Companions by NJ Business Executives

EDISON, NJ When New Jersey business leaders - presidents, CEOs and senior executives were asked what New Jersey personality they would most like to have dinner with, the business leaders' eschewed actors and musicians, preferring instead the company of thinkers.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Lawrenceville, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ, Neptune City, NJ

Los Angeles Times

Seattle man says he killed 4 men in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

Seattle police say he killed men in Washington and New Jersey as part of revenge plot against U.S. government A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents ... (more)

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ

NewsOK.com

New Jersey hotel settles Sandy price gouging case

A hotel in southern New Jersey has agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle allegations of price gouging in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the state attorney general's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Asbury Park Press

Revel shutdown OKd as prayer service nearsRevel shutdown OKd as...

Hours before hundreds of workers were to hold a prayer rally as three casinos are set to close, New Jersey officials issued a final closure order for another one.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Meadowlands proposal, Freehold accident and more: First News with Podcast

New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Atlantic City, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

New Jersey Helps Ex-Cons Get Jobs

A new bill soon will prohibit New Jersey-based companies with 15 or more employees from inquiring into the criminal backgrounds of job applicants until after the first interview.

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Related Topix: Pine Brook, NJ

Philly.com

Sweeney agrees to Camden school bill without retirement incentives

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he will accept Gov. Christie's changes to a bill intended to expedite development of privately run public "Renaissance" schools in Camden.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Route 18 bridge replacement may cause traffic jamsRoute 18 bridge...

Route 18 bridge replacement may cause traffic jams Project is near construction on New Jersey Turnpike Exit 9 Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VEi1pf In the meantime, a $28.4 million project to ease congestion on Route 18 might be the cause of some traffic jams.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

MyFoxNY

Fatal crash in Freehold

A three-vehicle crash killed three people and critically hurt a fourth person in Freehold Township, New Jersey, Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

India.com

Independence Day Festivities to Take Place in New Jersey, Long Island

EDISON, New Jersey: India's Independence Day celebrations got an early start as Indian-Americans in the tristate area came out in large numbers over the weekend to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, Edison, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Bollywood, Cory Booker

Morristown Green

Federal judge rejects Morristown councilwoman's challenge to New Jersey primary system

A federal judge has upheld New Jersey's closed primary system, rejecting a legal challenge from Morristown Council President Rebecca Feldman and others who contended the taxpayer-funded primaries unfairly exclude nearly half the state's voters, who are unaffiliated.

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Related Topix: Morristown, NJ

MyFoxNY

Reward in probe of shooting of bald eagle in NJ

Federal, state, and humane organizations are offering $7,500 in rewards in the case of the shooting of bald eagle in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Prison, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, Parsippany, NJ

JD Supra

Governor Christie Vetoes New Jersey Unemployment Discrimination Bill

In somewhat of a surprise move, in the same week that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the Opportunity to Compete Act, which prohibits employers from inquiring about job candidates' criminal histories early in the hiring process , the Governor vetoed a bill prohibiting discrimination against the unemployed .

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TheAlternativePress.com

Westfield Memorial Library Presents Cinema & TV The NJ Connection

On Saturday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library hosts "Cinema and Television: The NJ Connection," presented by photographer Walter Choroszewski.

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The Alternative Press

New Providence Ranked in Top 10 High Schools in New Jersey

New Providence is ranked No. 6. \r\n\t"New Providence again achieves another top 10 rating among all high schools within the state of New Jersey," Councilman Jim Madden told TAP into New Providence.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, New Providence, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, Standardized Testing, Education

The Alternative Press

Mixed Media Magic Photography Workshop - Taking Your Art to a New Level

Unleash your creativity and experience the magic of layering photographs with Nancy Ori and Heidi Sussman.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Berkeley Heights, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

CBS Local

In Ocean City's Back Bays, Where's the Water?

Ocean City is a dry town, but in part of that Jersey shore point, "dry" means a lot more than a lack of liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Poll: New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence

Poll: New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence Plurality agree with Christie's veto of bill to reduce the legal size ammunition magazines Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1oLYNLj New Jerseyans are worried about gun violence but a plurality agree with Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill to reduce the legal size ammunition ... (more)

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The Alternative Press

After-School Programming at the Westfield Area Y Helps Kids Succeed

The end of summer is quickly approaching and with it comes the beginning of a new school year.

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