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Horizon NJ Health Slashes Medicaid Reimbursements for Home Healthcare

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

A 10 percent reduction in Medicaid reimbursements from Horizon NJ Health has caused an uproar in the home health community, which fears that the cut in reimbursements will hamper agencies’ ability to handle more clients just when demand is expected to soar due to a change in how Medicaid is administered.

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Christie: Clint Eastwood’s Empty Chair Speech ‘Didn’t Work’

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, fresh from his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, said during an appearance on late night TV Tuesday that Clint Eastwood’s empty chair speech “didn’t work.”

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NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

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1 in 10 NJ Transit Buses Are Delayed, Report Finds

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

More than one in 10 NJ Transit buses leaves late from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

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NJ Job Numbers Provide Sobering Backdrop to Labor Day

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

While New Jersey has replaced nearly all of the jobs lost during the first few months of the recession, population growth means that the state has about 60,000 more workers than jobs. This has created an employers' market and is creating a downward pressure on wages, analysts say.

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In NJ, More Than 1/3 Struggle to Get By: Report

Monday, September 03, 2012

The federal poverty rate in New Jersey was officially 10 percent in 2010 but a new report commissioned by the United Way of Northern New Jersey estimates that over one-third of state's households are struggling to get by.

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NJ Store Worker Fatally Shoots 2 Employees, Self at Supermarket

Friday, August 31, 2012

Authorities say the gunman in the New Jersey supermarket shooting fired at six employees, including one outside the store, before killing himself.

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In the Spotlight of the RNC, The Garden State Blossoms

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Once Clint Eastwood came out center stage in Tampa to interrogate an empty chair that represented President Barack Obama the New Jersey delegation never sat down.

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Police Car Chase Injures 3 Pedestrians

Thursday, August 30, 2012

For the third time in two weeks, police chases in and around Newark, N.J., have resulted in serious injuries.

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NJ Six Flags Combining Wild Safari Into World's Largest Theme Park

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey said it is combining the wild safari with its amusement and water parks to create an attraction they say will be the world's largest theme park.

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Newark School Renovation Project Greeted With Kudos and Criticisms

Thursday, August 30, 2012

A year ago, the Wilson Avenue School in Newark was the poster child for many of New Jersey's city schools -- after it was socked by the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene and forced to close for four months before students could return.

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Before Convention, Christie Launches New Social Media Accounts

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Gov. Christie has launched new Twitter and Tumblr accounts to provide information on his keynote address and his travels surrounding the Republican National Convention.

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County Chair: Booker Weighs Bid for NJ Gov in '13

Friday, August 24, 2012

A New Jersey Democratic county chairman says Newark Mayor Cory Booker has told him he's considering running for governor against Chris Christie in 2013.

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TSA Retraining Officers in Newark, Elsewhere Following Reports of Racial Profiling

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The Transportation Security Administration is ordering officers nationwide to undergo retraining because of reports of racial profiling at several airports — including Newark Liberty International.

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Lawsuit Claims Halfway House Operating Illegally

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The union representing correction officers in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit that seeks to end a contract between Essex County and a private company that operates halfway houses.

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Christie Signs Higher Education Merger Bill

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.

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Six Flags to End Safari Drive-Thrus

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey will be closing its animal sanctuary a month early this season and says in the future it will no longer let visitors drive their own vehicles through the park.

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Deflecting Criticism, Christie Says NJ Comeback 'Has Begun'

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday batted down criticism from Democrats who've raised alarms about the rise in unemployment and decline of tax revenue in the state. 

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Crime-Riddled N.J. City Considers Axing Police Force

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Supporters of a regional police force in New Jersey are pulling together a plan to replace Camden's police department with a new division operated by the county. Some Camden residents, however, fear the move could jeopardize public safety in a city already ravaged by crime.

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NJ Jobless Rate Spikes, Putting the ‘Comeback’ in Doubt

Thursday, August 16, 2012

New Jersey's unemployment rate jumped from 9.6 to 9.8 percent in July, a level not seen since the 1970s according to the state's Department of Labor. The latest number is being used by Democrats to counter Gov. Chris Christie's claim the state is on a "comeback."

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