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  1. WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by militaryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... Disposal team, says his group has up to three emergency calls a week. None had ever involved such as large bomb. WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II-era ...

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  2. WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by militaryRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... Disposal team, says his group has up to three emergency calls a week. None had ever involved such as large bomb. WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II-era ...

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  3. Hold your horses! Was Lord Nelson the penalized Rutgers football equine? There's a debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Jersey Journal

    He was Rutgers University's police horse who carried the Scarlet Knight mascot at football games 2. Mulvaney 3. Courtesy Rutgers University Equine Science Center Wrightstown NJ 732-718-4236 But Kevin MacConnell, the former Rutgers associate athletic director for marketing and communications, is "99 percent" sure Lord Nelson wasn't the equine on the field that day. He says it was a horse from Medieval Times, the theme restaurant that includes jousting tournaments in Lyndhurst.

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  4. Rutgers' Lord Nelson, a horse penalized during NCAA football game, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Alabama Live

    ... and Washington went on to a 28-17 victory. Rutgers reported Lord Nelson died on Sunday at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, N.J., where he had retired in 2000. He came out of retirement in 2009, when the university's Equine Science Center made him the ...

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  5. Rutgers' Lord Nelson, the horse once flagged for a penalty at Giants Stadium, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    He was Rutgers University's police horse who carried the Scarlet Knight mascot at football games 2. Mulvaney 3. Courtesy Rutgers University Equine Science Center Wrightstown NJ 732-718-4236 Sad news from New Brunswick on Tuesday - Lord Nelson, a police horse who worked at Rutgers University and who later was ridden by the Scarlet Knight mascot at football games, passed away at age 42. Lord Nelson is also the answer to one of the more quirky pieces of trivia: He's the only horse to be penalized during a college football game. Way back in October of 1994, Rutgers faced Army at Giants Stadium.

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  6. Alleged Burlington County bank robbers held on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... near the area where the suspects had fled. Police identified the suspects as Tyreaf Burton-Spellman, 23, of Wrightstown, and Lance Matthews, 23, of Browns Mills. Both will be charged with bank robbery and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, ...

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  7. Farewell Lord Nelson: Emeritus professor and football legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Horsetalk

    A horse who had the honor of being Rutgers University's only equine professor emeritus has died at the grand age of 42. The death of Lord Nelson at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, New Jersey, brings to a close a life his friends described as distinguished and full of adventure. Lord Nelson was believed to have been five when bought in the summer of 1978 from Roosevelt Sales Stables in Edison.

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  8. Award-winning Rutgers horse dies at 42Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | HarnesRacing

    World-renowned equine personality, professor and former mounted patrol horse, Lord Nelson, passed away on April 12 at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, New Jersey. Lord Nelson, who will be remembered as Rutgers University's only equine professor emeritus, lived a distinguished life, full of adventure, up until the ripe age of 42 .

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  9. Norcross bucks Obama: N.J. Rep. sides with unions against president on free tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NJ.com

    Rep. Donald Norcross, left, leaves Air Force One at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in Wrightstown with President Obama on Dec. 15. Norcross accompanied the president on the flight from Washington to New Jersey where Obama was welcoming troops home. WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross hasn't been in Washington that long, but he hasn't been shy about taking on fellow Democrat President Obama on issues pushed by organized labor.

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  10. First phase of 13-mile Kinkora rail trail project to link Mansfield, SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    The blue line shows the 3-mile stretch from Mansfield's Community Park to the intersection of Island and Columbus-Jobstown roads near Springfield's municipal complex and park MANSFIELD - A 13-mile recreational trail that would run along old railroad tracks in Burlington County is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Kinkora rail trail project, which has been in the works since 2004, would link the Delaware River in Mansfield with the Rancocas Greenway in Pemberton, passing through Springfield and Wrightstown.

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  11. Duo accused of duct-taping, beating 64-year-old man during home invasion, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... last Sunday, the Burlington County Times reported . Urie Ridgeway, 45, of Mount Laurel and Willie Hyman, 50, of Wrightstown were arrested after police pursued numerous leads from the public following the release of composite sketches of the alleged ...

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  12. Police Arrest Burlington County Home Invasion SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MyFoxPhilly

    Officers arrested Urie Ridgeway, 44, of Mt Laurel and Willie Hyman, 50, of Wrightstown following the release of their composite sketches. Police say a 64-year-old victim was tied up and beaten during the incident Wednesday night at his home on Chief Massosoit Road in Medford Township, New Jersey.

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  13. Former Rutgers University patrol horse stabled in Wrightstown wins personality awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    For 22 years, Lord Nelson carried the Scarlet Knight mascot across Rutgers University's football field and helped officers perform their duties as the school's mounted patrol horse. After the 42-year-old American Quarter horse retired in 2000, he took on a new role with the school's Equine Science Center in 2010, becoming the subject of the an interactive youth component of the center's website.

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  14. WawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | CSP

    ... N.J. (February 16, March 6), Gloucester N.J. (February 23, March 13), Winslow, N.J. (March 2, March 20) and Wrightstown, N.J. (March 9, March 27) The Wawa, Pa.-based retailer has more than 680 convenience stores (more than 400 offering gasoline), ...

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  15. Christie, Obama take steps toward addressing heroin and opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    President Barack Obama, center right, greets Gov. Chris Christie, center left, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown in December. Both Christie and Obama took steps to address the heroin and opioid crisis today.

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  16. Obama call for military base closings could threaten N.J.'s McGuire-Dix-LakehurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... alternative options to reduce this wasteful spending." The 2005 round of base closings consolidated the three Wrightstown-area facilities into one joint base, the only tri-service military facility in the U.S. In 1993, however, the Pentagon proposed ...

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  17. N.J. congressman leading effort to stop new round of military base closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... under what is known as Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, led to the creation of the joint base in Wrightstown, the only tri-service military facility in the U.S. More than a decade earlier, in 1993, the Pentagon had proposed reducing operations ...

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  18. Economic injustices, N.J. church preservation funding, public safety: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    President Barack Obama speaks during his visit to McGuire Air Force Base where he spoke about military personnel and families while at the base in Wrightstown in December 2014. (Ed Murray In your "Robin Hood plan is overdue" editorial on Jan. 20 you ask, "What exactly is the conservative answer to the growing economic injustice in this country?" My response is to reverse economic stagnation and flat wage growth by attacking with a vengeance the agent that caused it: the government.

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  19. Economic injustices, N.J. church preservation funding, public safety: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    President Barack Obama speaks during his visit to McGuire Air Force Base where he spoke about military personnel and families while at the base in Wrightstown in December 2014. (Ed Murray In your "Robin Hood plan is overdue" editorial on Jan. 20 you ask, "What exactly is the conservative answer to the growing economic injustice in this country?" My response is to reverse economic stagnation and flat wage growth by attacking with a vengeance the agent that caused it: the government.

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  20. Russell F. Howland Jr. Of Manasquan Dies At 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Manasquan. Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project , PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Associated Humane ...

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