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  1. Theater review: Something RottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NorthJersey.com

    Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell. Music and lyrics by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick.

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  2. Christie bucks GOP, Dem ideas on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NorthJersey.com

    For the second time in less than a week, Governor Christie on Tuesday used a question about immigration to draw a distinction between people living in the country illegally who want to work and those who want to vote. And that could be a sign that, as Christie tries to navigate his way through a crowded field of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, he is preparing an immigration position that would allow people without proper documentation to stay in the country to work but not to become citizens.

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  3. One challenger seeks seat on Passaic school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NorthJersey.com

    The race for three seats on the Passaic Board of Education is coming down to the wire with a lone challenger, Rene L. Griggs, looking to unseat one of the three incumbents seeking reelection. Griggs, a tenant activist at the Alfred Speer Village public housing complex, is making her fifth attempt to win a seat on the school board.

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  4. The Record: VA careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NorthJersey.com

    WHEN IT comes to wait times for veterans getting doctor appointments, it's good to see New Jersey's Veterans Affairs facilities performing significantly better on average than other parts of the country. Part of that stems from having a smaller veteran population than other areas that are closer to military bases, but these results also come from well-managed operations.

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  5. N.J.'s Veterans Affairs care beats nation's; more delays in South, SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Item

    Vietnam veteran Rob Burrows of Clifton, in a forum on medical care for veterans March 31, 2015, at Lyons VA medical center in Somerset County, said he has been happy with care through the VA. After a year of troubling revelations concerning many Veterans Affairs hospitals, new data show New Jersey's medical centers and clinics outperforming the national averages and getting far fewer complaints for delays in receiving attention.

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  6. N.J.'s Veterans Affairs care beats nation'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | NorthJersey.com

    Vietnam veteran Rob Burrows of Clifton, in a forum on medical care for veterans March 31, 2015, at Lyons VA medical center in Somerset County, said he has been happy with the speed at which he has received care through the Veterans Affairs system. After a year of troubling revelations concerning many Veterans Affairs hospitals, new data show New Jersey's medical centers and clinics outperforming the national averages and getting far fewer complaints for delays in receiving attention.

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  7. 10 accused of roles in alleged New Jersey dog fighting ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Some of the suspects were arrested at an Elizabeth home, while the rest were charged after police stopped a van near the residence. They were charged with fighting or baiting animals and could face up to five years in prison if convicted.

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  8. Maryann Vermeulen of Newfoundland dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Mrs. Vermeulen was born in Elizabeth. She was a volunteer with the West Milford Ambulance Squad for five years during the 1980s.

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  9. Football: Passaic Valley's new coach adds assistants to his staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Chet Parlavecchio hasn't wasted time since he was officially named Passaic Valley's head football coach for a second time. The prospective football players for the 2015 season have been working hard in the weight room since early March, with Parlavecchio and some of his new staff there to supervise on a daily basis.

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  10. NBA wrap: N.J. native calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Al Harrington, a New Jersey native who went straight to the NBA from high school, has retired after 16 years in the league. The Denver Post reported that Harrington, who played two seasons with the Nuggets, has returned to the team to help interim coach Melvin Hunt the rest of the season.

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  11. Police in Elizabeth find missing autistic boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities say 12-year-old David Bardales was last seen before 9 p.m. Thursday on Rosehill Place in Elizabeth. The child, who also answers to the name Jamie Fernandez, was carrying a backpack containing an Xbox game console.

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  12. N.J. man gets prison term for violent gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Item

    A northern New Jersey man who beat a gas station attendant during a robbery has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Matthew Potter, of Elizabeth, must serve about eight years before he becomes eligible for parole.

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  13. 3 indicted on numerous counts in N.J. counterfeit check schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Two New Jersey men and a Florida woman stand accused of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme. The alleged ringleader, Harold Stephens of Elizabeth, and co-defendants Michael Caldwell, of Irvington and Janilyn Roman, of Orlando, Florida, each face single counts of theft by deception, conspiracy and forgery and two counts of money laundering.

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  14. Bloomfield: Police blotter, Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    The three victims and a witness reported that two male suspects entered the Crown Fried Chicken and argued with them. One of the suspects pulled a knife and robbed the juvenile of his cell phone, then threatened the other two with bodily harm if they tried to intervene.

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  15. Karl Caccavone of Fort Lee dies at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Karl Caccavone, 61, of Fort Lee, died on Feb. 2. He was born in Teaneck and was a Building Inspector for the Borough of Fort Lee. Son of August Caccavone and the late Elizabeth .

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  16. Authorities: 2 killed in northern New Jersey house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities say the fire at the 2 A1 2-story home on Fairmount Avenue in Elizabeth broke out around 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  17. Paterson man faces felony murder charges in Craigslist robbery in ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Item

    A 36-year-old Paterson man has been arrested on felony murder charges in connection with an attempted robbery in Elizabeth last September that resulted in the death of the target, a Brooklyn man looking to buy a Mercedes-Benz SUV through Craigslist, authorities said. Travis Picou turned himself in to the Union County Homicide Task Force on Friday and is being held on $2 million bail, officials said.

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  18. Sullivan: The grown-ups are back in charge of JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    By the time Rex Ryan left the Jets' building for good, the mantra he championed had turned into a punch line, a catch-all way to describe the countless fumbles, penalties, mistakes and miscues littered across the futility of the last four seasons. Yet there the words remained, painted high above the wall that served as backdrop to the final shreds of the Ryan era, casting their own unique shadow over the introduction of new head coach Todd Bowles and new general manager Mike Maccagnan.

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  19. 2 men indicted on felony murder charges in N.J. fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Two northern New Jersey men have been indicted on felony murder charges in the street shooting death of a New York City man killed during a botched robbery last year. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Mamuka Chamiashvili, of Brooklyn, was responding to an online ad when he came to the Elizabeth area in September 2014 to test drive a Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle.

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  20. Palisades Park man sentenced to time served for role in counterfeit-goods ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A federal judge showed leniency toward a Bergen County man on Thursday, sentencing him to time served after determining that while he made "a series of bad choices," he was not a main player in a $325 million counterfeit goods ring. Dao Feng Shi, of Palisades Park, admitted in a plea deal last year to conspiring or attempting to traffic in counterfeit goods.

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