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  1. Menendez calls for 'unwavering' U.S. support of Israel at Jewish group galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | NJ.com

    In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, center, looks on as President Barack Obama, center right, greets New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown, N.J. ) NEW YORK - Speaking before an American Jewish organization Thursday evening, U.S. Sen. Sen. Robert Menendez called for "unwavering" U.S. support of Israel and insisted he would oppose any waiver of sanctions against Iran unless its leaders offered proof they were dismantling the country's budding nuclear program. The U.S. is nearing the end of almost two years of negotiations that would freeze Iran's nuclear program for a decade in exchange for the lifting of U.S. sanctions.

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  2. Scouts Participate In Flag Night at Brigadier Gen. Doyle CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | NJ.com

    In preparation for Monday's Memorial Day observation, over 1,200 Boy, Girl and Cub Scouts and Dasies from across New Jersey participated in Flag Nite Placement Friday night at Brigadier Gen. Doyle Cemetery located in Wrightstown.

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  3. Shedding tears for B.B. King in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    ... veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day on Friday in Wrightstown, N.J. A member of the Broward Sheriff's Office rescues a naked man on top of a raised drawbridge on Friday in Fort ...

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  4. Details of President Obama's visit to Camden to be released in coming daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Gloucester County Times

    New U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-N.J., left, leaves Air Force One at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in Wrightstown with President Barack Obama on Dec. 15., 2014. Norcross accompanied the president on the flight from Washington to New Jersey where Obama was welcoming troops home.

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  5. George L. Sable, Korean War Veteran, Dies At 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    ... s, his remains will be cremated and then interred at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com .

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  6. Burlington man gets 6 years for home invasion, armed robbery, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... he didn't fulfill all the terms of the agreement when he testified against co-defendant, Isiah Williams, 27, of Wrightstown, the newspaper reported. The trio allegedly ran into a home located on the 500 block of York Street armed with a shotgun, ...

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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  8. WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by militaryRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  9. Hold your horses! Was Lord Nelson the penalized Rutgers football equine? There's a debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  10. Rutgers' Lord Nelson, a horse penalized during NCAA football game, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  11. Rutgers' Lord Nelson, the horse once flagged for a penalty at Giants Stadium, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  12. Alleged Burlington County bank robbers held on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  13. Farewell Lord Nelson: Emeritus professor and football legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  14. Award-winning Rutgers horse dies at 42Read the original story

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