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WBGO-FM Newark
Lawmakers Await Christie Budget AddressThe Democratic leaders of the New Jersey legislature say they’ll be paying clos
Lawmakers Await Christie Budget Address
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 15 hours ago
The Democratic leaders of the New Jersey legislature say they’ll be paying close attention to the state pension payments Governor Christie includes in the budget plan he’ll present to lawmakers on Tuesday. New Jersey’s public worker retirement... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Lawmakers Question Flood Grant DecisionNew Jersey lawmakers are wondering just why the state got only $15 million in f
Lawmakers Question Flood Grant Decision
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted yesterday
New Jersey lawmakers are wondering just why the state got only $15 million in federal flood protection grants while New York received more than $200 million. Republican Senator Joe Kyrillos questions why the federal government didn't call New Jersey... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Freeze of Obama carbon plan gets mixed reaction in N.J.New Jersey's business and industry leaders on Wednesday applauded the U.S. Supr
Freeze of Obama carbon plan gets mixed reaction in N.J.
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
New Jersey's business and industry leaders on Wednesday applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week to temporarily block President Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants, saying the plan does not give New Jersey enough... Read more
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NJ.com
The 7 biggest challenges Christie faces in N.J.TRENTON — On Tuesday, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the state's highe
The 7 biggest challenges Christie faces in N.J.
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
TRENTON — On Tuesday, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the state's highest-ranking Democrat, said "we have a lot of work to do" and that it won't get done without Republican Gov. Chris Christie. "Everything depends on what the governor wants... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Advocates Urge Action To Prevent Food Assistance CutsFood stamp benefits for thousands of New Jersey residents will run out in a few
Advocates Urge Action To Prevent Food Assistance Cuts
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 2 days ago
Food stamp benefits for thousands of New Jersey residents will run out in a few months. Serena Rice leads the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey. She says about 11,000 residents will lose their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lowsGovernor Christie’s big plans and brash put-downs were a viral sensation on You
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lows
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Governor Christie’s big plans and brash put-downs were a viral sensation on YouTube and television, quickly turning him into a political celebrity. But now his presidential campaign is in trouble after the New Hampshire primary and he plans a return... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie's Exxon deal opponents go back to courtTRENTON — A coalition of environmental groups and a state lawmaker are again se
Christie's Exxon deal opponents go back to court
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
TRENTON — A coalition of environmental groups and a state lawmaker are again seeking to block a settlement between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and Exxon Mobil. State Sen. Ray Lensiak (D-Union) and the Environmental Law Clinic at Columbia... Read more
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Daily Journal
EDITORIAL: It’s a sin what’s happened to Atlantic CityAtlantic City had long sought to become the Las Vegas of the East. Thanks to mi
EDITORIAL: It’s a sin what’s happened to Atlantic City
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Atlantic City had long sought to become the Las Vegas of the East. Thanks to mismanagement at the state and local level and increasingly stiff gaming competition from neighboring states, it never worked out. But the city has, at least, beat out Vegas... Read more
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Daily Record
EDITORIAL: It’s a sin what’s happened to Atlantic CityAtlantic City had long sought to become the Las Vegas of the East. Thanks to mi
EDITORIAL: It’s a sin what’s happened to Atlantic City
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Atlantic City had long sought to become the Las Vegas of the East. Thanks to mismanagement at the state and local level and increasingly stiff gaming competition from neighboring states, it never worked out. But the city has, at least, beat out Vegas... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Survey of New Jersey Employers Top ConcernsEmployers surveyed by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce have identified their
Survey of New Jersey Employers Top Concerns
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 4 days ago
Employers surveyed by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce have identified their greatest concerns for operating their business. Chamber President Tom Bracken says 27 percent of the employers put finding qualified workers at the top of their list. “I... Read more
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Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: Could NJ be the next Flint?Flint, Michigan, is a major man-made public health and environment disaster. It
COMMENTARY: Could NJ be the next Flint?
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Flint, Michigan, is a major man-made public health and environment disaster. It happened because of an anti-environmental and regulatory agenda set by Gov. Rick Snyder. What happened there, could it happen here? Snyder chose an emergency manager... Read more
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NJ.com
Should more N.J. patients be allowed to get medical marijuana?TRENTON — When Cindy Bronman of Toms River last checked on Friday morning, near
Should more N.J. patients be allowed to get medical marijuana?
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
TRENTON — When Cindy Bronman of Toms River last checked on Friday morning, nearly 40,000 people in the country had signed her online petition urging state officials to add rheumatoid arthritis and lupus to the list of diseases that qualify people for... Read more
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NJ.com
Rachel Maddow finally corners Chris Christie and it turns into a ... cuddlefest?NASHUA, N.H. — A notorious Chris Christie administration foe who tried for year
Rachel Maddow finally corners Chris Christie and it turns into a ... cuddlefest?
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. — A notorious Chris Christie administration foe who tried for years to get the governor on her show came face-to-face with him in New Hampshire, and, well, it was a pleasant exchange. Rachel Maddow, of MSNBC, who Christie has accused of... Read more
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NJ.com
Which counties in N.J. have the highest, lowest property taxes?TRENTON — Property tax burdens in New Jersey run the gamut, averaging more than
Which counties in N.J. have the highest, lowest property taxes?
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
TRENTON — Property tax burdens in New Jersey run the gamut, averaging more than $11,000 in some counties in northern New Jersey to just below $4,000 in counties down south. No tax bill, measured as a countywide average, topped $11,000 in 2014. But... Read more
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Philly.com
State expert: Margate beaches suffered erosion because of SandyATLANTIC CITY - During the second day of a hearing to determine whether the sta
State expert: Margate beaches suffered erosion because of Sandy
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY - During the second day of a hearing to determine whether the state of New Jersey acted arbitrarily in its attempt to force the City of Margate to allow the construction of a dune project on its beaches, an expert testified Friday on... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. lawmakers act to prevent homelesness for 3K who lost state aidTRENTON — More than 3,000 low-income and disabled New Jerseyans the Christie ad
N.J. lawmakers act to prevent homelesness for 3K who lost state aid
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
TRENTON — More than 3,000 low-income and disabled New Jerseyans the Christie administration began phasing out of a rental assistance program in July would receive help paying their rent for as long as they needed it under a bill a Senate committee... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint | KTVB.COMTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint | KTVB.COM
KTVB Boise / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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First Coast News
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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Daily Journal
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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York Daily Record
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than FlintTRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have
Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Young children in 11 cities and two counties in New Jersey have higher levels of lead in their blood than children in Flint, Mich., where a water contamination crisis has grabbed national attention. There were more than 3,000 new... Read more
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Philly.com
A week after flooding, Stone Harbor "open for business"Mayor Suzanne Walters, who is heading up a local Mayors Wellness Campaign, said
A week after flooding, Stone Harbor "open for business"
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
Mayor Suzanne Walters, who is heading up a local Mayors Wellness Campaign, said a testament to that "intrepid spirit" is that dozens of people also showed up for the kick-off of the fitness campaign on Monday - only two days after the storm. "People... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Investment gains for N.J.'s pension fund fell sharply last fiscal yearInvestment gains for New Jersey’s $79 billion pension fund fell sharply in the
Investment gains for N.J.'s pension fund fell sharply last fiscal year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Investment gains for New Jersey’s $79 billion pension fund fell sharply in the fiscal year that ended June 30, and those pension investments are in negative territory so far this year, state officials reported Wednesday. Christie administration... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie ‘joke’ falls flat after the flood [video]Governor Christie had this message for blizzard-battered South Jersey residents
Christie ‘joke’ falls flat after the flood [video]
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Governor Christie had this message for blizzard-battered South Jersey residents on Tuesday: Lighten up. “It was a joke, that’s all. If you don’t like the joke, you can tell me you don’t like the joke,” he said Tuesday in a State House news... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie ‘joke’ falls flat after the floodGovernor Christie had this message for blizzard-battered South Jersey residents
Christie ‘joke’ falls flat after the flood
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
Governor Christie had this message for blizzard-battered South Jersey residents on Tuesday: Lighten up. “It was a joke, that’s all. If you don’t like the joke, you can tell me you don’t like the joke,” he said Tuesday in a State House news... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Names sought on GWB scandal-related legal billsA New Jersey appeals court heard arguments Monday on whether to name 30 or more
Names sought on GWB scandal-related legal bills
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
A New Jersey appeals court heard arguments Monday on whether to name 30 or more state employees who have billed taxpayers for their legal costs when they give testimony on the inner workings of the Christie administration. The bills themselves are... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Breakfast to feature Christie, DonchessNASHUA - Seats are still available for the 16th annual Groundhog Breakfast, one
Breakfast to feature Christie, Donchess
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
NASHUA - Seats are still available for the 16th annual Groundhog Breakfast, one of the Salvation Army's biggest annual fundraisers, which will feature New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess and New Hampshire First Gentleman Tom... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chris Christie, stumping for votes in Iowa, makes himself the center of his pitchIn a dive bar on the western edge of the state, with scores of people huddled a
Chris Christie, stumping for votes in Iowa, makes himself the center of his pitch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
In a dive bar on the western edge of the state, with scores of people huddled around him on a freezing night, the New Jersey governor best known for his tough-guy persona shared one of his most vulnerable moments. "What am I going to do without my... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Chris Christie, stumping for votes in Iowa, makes himself the center of his pitchIn a dive bar on the western edge of the state, with scores of people huddled a
Chris Christie, stumping for votes in Iowa, makes himself the center of his pitch
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
In a dive bar on the western edge of the state, with scores of people huddled around him on a freezing night, the New Jersey governor best known for his tough-guy persona shared one of his most vulnerable moments. "What am I going to do without my... Read more
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Air Force Times
GOP candidates promise a bigger, better militaryAmid blistering attacks on each others’ campaigns, the Republican presidential
GOP candidates promise a bigger, better military
Air Force Times / Posted 28 days ago
Amid blistering attacks on each others’ campaigns, the Republican presidential candidates at Thursday’s sixth national debate did express a common theme in their plans: The military needs more money and attention. All seven candidates at the event... Read more
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Daily Journal
GOP candidates in debate hit Obama hardA few hours ahead of the debate, a new poll showed Trump has more than doubled
GOP candidates in debate hit Obama hard
Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
A few hours ahead of the debate, a new poll showed Trump has more than doubled his national lead in the Republican presidential race, with less than three weeks left before the nominating process begins. Barack Obama, in his State of the Union... Read more
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The Advocate
A Tale of Two ChristiesFormer New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman and current Gov. Chris Christie ar
A Tale of Two Christies
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman and current Gov. Chris Christie are both Republicans in a historically blue state; both were relected to a second term. But the similarities stop there, as they governed with diametrically opposed... Read more

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