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Three Senate Candidates Hit Campaign Trail While Booker Goes for Cash

Monday, June 10, 2013

WNYC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker demonstrated his advantage yesterday in the US Senate race, while also opening himself up to the very thing that aggravates his Newark constituents.

While the other Democratic candidates campaigned in New Jersey on the day signatures were due, Booker was in California, fundraising.

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Booker's Senate Bid Sees Support in the Suburbs, Skepticism in Newark

Monday, June 10, 2013

A day after announcing his bid for U.S. Senate, Newark Mayor Cory Booker was greeted like a rock star at North Jersey Pride in Maplewood on Sunday.

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Meet the Newest Senator from NJ

Thursday, June 06, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's pick to fill the seat vacated by Senator Frank Lautenberg isn't a household name. But Attorney General Jeff Chiesa and the governor have had a friendship that spans decades. 

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Lautenberg Recalled at Funeral for Humble Start

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

"He came out fighting, and he never stopped," Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove told mourners.

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Dawn Quixote? Buono Challenges Christie

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

WNYC

New Jersey Public Radio's Terri Langford reports the State Senator could use a new hand to play in her struggle to take on Governor Chris Christie.

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Special Election Throws a Wrench in Booker's Plans for the U.S. Senate

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

WNYC

The death of Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday began a scramble in New Jersey’s political world to figure out how the seat will be filled.

Governor Chris Christie announced Tuesday the state will hold a special election on October 16, 2013. The decision has thrown a wrench into Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plans to run for the seat.

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Christie Calls Special Election in Oct. for Lautenberg Seat

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg's death on Monday.

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NJ Sen. Lautenberg Dead at 89

Monday, June 03, 2013

Senator Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89 from complications of viral pneumonia.

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Atlantic City Faces Tough Times

Monday, June 03, 2013

WNYC

Seven months after Sandy, tourism officials in Atlantic City are doing their best to dispel lingering misperceptions about damage to the city’s boardwalk.  They’re gearing up for what they hope will be a busy summer season, and they’re hopeful that by re-branding the city as more than just a gambling mecca, they might be able to turn around the six-year drop in tourist revenue.

 

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Sandy Isn't Keeping Prom Groups from Renting Beach Homes at the Shore

Saturday, June 01, 2013

WNYC

Students say they aren't letting the destruction by Sandy get in the way of a weekend with their friends after prom. New Jersey Public Radio's Sarah Gonzalez brings us along for the high school tradition.

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Seton Hall Reopens After Bomb Threat

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Seton Hall University reopened Thursday evening after a false bombs threat forced an evacuation of the main campus earlier that day.

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Nocera: Big Ten Regretting Rutgers Decision? Not for a Second

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Big Ten isn’t likely thinking twice about having Rutgers join the conference next year despite scandals that have dogged its athletic department, according to New York Times columnist Joe Nocera said.

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As Pipeline Expands, Questions Raised Over Who Protects NJ Water

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Highlands Region in the northwest corner of New Jersey provides water for more than 5 million households in the state. A utility company, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, is expanding the natural gas line that runs through the environmentally protected area. The fight over the project has become the centerpiece of why environmentalists complain about Governor Chris Christie's tenure.

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Newark Promoting Urban Farms

Thursday, May 16, 2013

WNYC

Newark got close to $90,000 from the USDA to promote farmer’s markets through “culturally appropriate marketing." And for the first time starting this June, the city’s 77,000 residents on food stamps will be able to use them at each of the cities community-run farmer's markets.

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Healy Success His Own Demise

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WNYC

Mayor Jeremiah Healy attracted newcomers to Jersey City, and that just might have been his downfall.

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Sandy's 'Forgotten Child' Struggles to Recover

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WNYC

Most of the attention on Sandy’s impact has focused on coastal areas, but several inland towns were also devastated, including the small, Bergen County borough of Moonachie.

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Watch Live: Submerged Seaside Heights Roller Coaster Removed

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

WATCH LIVE: The partially submerged Seaside Heights roller coaster is being excavated from the ocean at this hour. The hulking frame of the Jet Star has become a symbol of Sandy's destruction along the Jersey Shore.

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Submerged Seaside Heights Roller Coaster to Be Removed

Monday, May 13, 2013

The roller coaster in Seaside Heights, N.J., that has become the symbol of Sandy’s wrath along the Jersey Shore is finally being removed from its watery grave this week. “Once we have fully rebuilt Casino Pier it will be some sort of memorial or tribute to the storm and the resiliency of the Jersey Shore,” said Casino Piers spokeswoman Toby Wolf.

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NJ Supreme Court Wades Into Dune Debate

Monday, May 13, 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a case that could make it more costly for towns to build protective dunes on the beach.

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Christie Gets Bariatric Surgery to Slim Down, But Many Candidates Lack Access to Procedure

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has undergone lap-band surgery in a bid to lose weight. The various procedures — known collectively as bariatric surgery — have a mixed record, but they've grown more popular as the nation grapples with increasing obesity rates. Even so, these operations are not an option for many of the country’s most obese.

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