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  1. Studies planned on NJ's tax break programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NorthJersey.com

    Two bills that would put closer scrutiny on the impact of New Jersey's corporate tax break programs on the state budget met different fates in Trenton Thursday, as it emerged that the agency that administers the programs is soliciting two external studies of the programs. The Senate Commerce Committee failed to advance a bill, S-2879, that would place a moratorium on New Jersey granting corporate tax breaks if the state Treasury Department does not comply with existing law and produce a report on the cost of such incentives to the state.

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  2. Amazon to open distribution center in CartaretRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | NorthJersey.com

    Amazon.com on Monday delivered on a pledge the e-commerce giant made to New Jersey in 2012 and announced plans to open another 1 million-square-foot distribution center in the state. The Seattle-based online retailer said it will create an order fulfillment center in an existing building in Carteret that will employ "hundreds."

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  3. Amazon to open distribution center in CateretRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | NorthJersey.com

    Amazon.com on Monday delivered on a pledge the e-commerce giant made to New Jersey in 2012 and announced plans to open another 1 million-square-foot distribution center in the state. The Seattle-based online retailer said it will create an order fulfillment center in an existing building in Carteret that will employ "hundreds."

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  4. Montclair Police Blotter, May 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Norma Walker, 58, of Montclair, was arrested on Tuesday, April 28, for attempting to steal laundry detergent from the CVS store, according to police. Walker, police stated, also threatened to harm store security personnel.

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  5. N.J. Senate panel OKs bill making dog fighting a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Item

    The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Thursday making dog fighting a crime and allowing leaders of dog-fighting networks to be charged under the state' anti-racketeering law, which triggers tougher penalties. The bill was introduced at the beginning of last year, but only recently came before the judiciary panel after a series of large dog-fighting rings were uncovered, including in Paterson last week and in Elizabeth in March.

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  6. Ethel Corsale of East Rutherford dies at age 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | NorthJersey.com

    For five years, Mrs. Corsale was a lunchroom aide at Faust School in East Rutherford and retired in 2004. Before that, she worked at Becton Dickinson, Millers Harness and G.P. Putnam, all in East Rutherford.

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  7. Real estate lending rises in North JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Item

    Workers have begun construction of a Marriott hotel in Edgewater. Shops and hundreds of housing units also are being built.

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

    Apr 22, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

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

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

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  10. One challenger seeks seat on Passaic school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  11. The Record: VA careRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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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  12. N.J.'s Veterans Affairs care beats nation's; more delays in South, SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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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  13. N.J.'s Veterans Affairs care beats nation'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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