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Poll: Post-Sandy Pessimism Persists in NJ [AUDIO]

Most New Jersey residents are pessimistic about the state's recovery from Superstorm Sandy so far and the progress that will be made in the near future, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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The Jersey Journal

Pallone slams 'shocking' plan to divert Sandy aid money

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone criticized an Obama Administration plan that would allow states suffering from other natural disasters to compete for Hurricane Sandy recovery funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Courier News

Judiciary failing to meet its responsibilities

As a long-time student of government in the United States, I was always confident that the third arm of government, the courts, would protect our democratic system from possible excesses by the other two arms, the executive and legislative branches of government.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US News, US Supreme Court, Jon Corzine

The Daily Caller

Atheist family sues to keep New Jersey students from saying 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

The Garden State has apparently become "ground zero" for devout, angry atheists intent on imposing their beliefs on Americans of all religious stripes.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Education Etc., Conservative Political News, US News

NJ.com

Poll: How would you grade Chris Christie's environmental record?

TRENTON - Today is Earth Day, when people around the globe celebrate the environment and stress how to protect it.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Jersey

WKXW-FM Trenton

Poll: NJ Not Sold on Town Consolidation [POLL/AUDIO]

Many experts insist that local governments would run more smoothly and property taxes would be reduced if some neighboring towns merged into one .

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Rutgers University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

NJ.com

Knowlton Township official says Route 46 construction zone makes road more dangerous

Vehicles travel in a temporary lane on Route 46 that's been created as part of a construction project to build a rock fence on a stretch of the road in Knowlton Township.

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Inside Bay Area

Hayward job fair April 23

St. Rose Hospital and the state Department of Corrections will be joined by representatives accepting applications for jobs in law enforcement, business, technology, and legal and medical services.

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Townhall

Gov. Christie's Crew Helps Ex-Legislator Double his Pension...

Based on his 11 years as a legislator plus other part-time government posts, Chatzidakis might qualify for a modest state pension of roughly $19,000 a year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New Jersey

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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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, Monmouth University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

'8THEIST' license plate: NJ woman sues after '8THEIST' vanity plate denied

An "8THEIST" license plate request from a New Jersey atheist women was denied after the state deemed her religious - or perhaps more appropriately put, non-religious - vanity plate "inappropriate."

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Daily Record

Don't count him out: Christie picture still coming into focus

Chris Christie seemed poised to hit the comeback trail three weeks ago. With the release of a report from his administration's internal investigation, he said it exonerated him from connection to the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitt Romney

Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC News

Woman Sues After a 8THEISTa Plate Denied, a BAPTISTa Approved

A woman filed a federal lawsuit alleging that her First Amendment rights were violated when she was denied a license plate that would proclaim her atheist views in New Jersey, though a plate reading "BAPTIST" was approved.

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The Real Deal

Rendering of PRC Group's student housing project at College of New Jersey

The PRC Group obtained a $52.5 million construction loan for its $80 million student housing project at The College of New Jersey.

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Reason Magazine

Is This the Supreme Court's Next Big Gun Case?

The Second Amendment protects the right to armed self-defense. Does that include the right to carry guns in public? District of Columbia v.

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Related Topix: Guns, New Jersey, US Supreme Court, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Analysis: David Samson's role went beyond Port Authority

Interview memos released this week by the lawyers Christie hired to probe the George Washington Bridge lane closures reveal how David Samson, center - who faced a series of conflict-of-interest questions before resigning from the Port Authority late last month - apparently interacted with Christie administration officials in a number of overlapping ... (more)

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Jacksonville Daily News

Bridge ceremony

A ceremony will be held later this month to mark the start of construction for the new high-rise bridge project in Beaufort.

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Daily Mail

Woman sues New Jersey for being denied '8THEIST' license plate...

Body found at side of Massachusetts Interstate is thought to be 5-year-old boy who hadn't been seen since September, but whose disappearance took three months to be reported Girl, 17, accused of murdering a police officer before going on a high-speed chase SMILES in court as her attorney claims her boyfriend forced her to participate A New Jersey ... (more)

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