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Emma Jacobs

Emma Jacobs appears in the following:

An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?

Monday, May 25, 2015

Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.

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State Workers say NJ Affirmative Action Programs are Neglected

Monday, May 25, 2015

African American state employees say programs meant to encourage diversity and monitor discrimination are being ignored. 

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New Jersey Received a Bonus $200 Million in Taxes

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The state of New Jersey has collected several hundred million dollars more in income taxes than it expected.

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Christie Presents His Economic Plan in New Hampshire

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Gov. Chris Christie compared President Obama to Jimmy Carter and the next president to Ronald Reagan in a speech on the American economy.

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Above The Fray: Mafate Offers A Roadless, Island Isolation

Saturday, May 02, 2015

On La Réunion, a remote Indian Ocean island, one community lives in a collapsed volcanic crater, reachable only by foot or helicopter. We bring you an audio postcard.

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Christie Defends Decision to Send NJ Troopers to Baltimore

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

He sent 150 state troopers to Baltimore to aide in the response to violent protests there.

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Goodbye, Lucy?

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lucy the Elephant is one of hundreds of New Jersey landmarks that have received support from an endangered state program.

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Got Potholes? Don't Just Blame the Weather

Thursday, April 16, 2015

WNYC
Mechanics say they've seen record numbers of cars come in this year with blown out tires and bent rims. But the blame may not lie where you'd expect.

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Official Details Released on Exxon Settlement with New Jersey

Monday, April 06, 2015

The leaks of a $225 million settlement, not the $9 billion the state argued for in its lawsuit, turn out to be accurate.

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Chris Christie to Test Drive His Popular Town Halls in New Hampshire

Monday, April 06, 2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie still hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate, but he's planning on spending three days in New Hampshire next week.

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Observers Flock To Erupting Reunion Volcano

Thursday, February 05, 2015

One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.

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Over 40 and the Casino Job Is Gone

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The loss of more than 8,000 casino jobs in Atlantic City this year has been hardest on workers who've spent decades in the gaming industry.

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Chris Christie's Dream Act: Winning the Latino Vote

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Governor Christie's courtship of Latino voters has taken him as far as Puebla, Mexico, where tens of thousands of Passaic, NJ, residents trace their families back to.

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Needle Exchange Program Creates Black Market In Clean Syringes

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Some drug users in Philadelphia are reselling syringes they get for free at needle exchanges. That's illegal, but researchers say the practice still helps prevent the spread of diseases like HIV.

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Mr. Norcross Goes to Washington

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Donald Norcross, New Jersey's newest representative in Congress, is the brother of the most powerful person in New Jersey who has never run for office.

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New Jersey's Privatized Lottery Didn't Meet Targets for its First Year

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Governor Chris Christie privatized the state lottery last year to make the system more profitable but the operator is running up higher costs and bringing in less revenue.

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Christie Heads to Canada on Trade Mission

Thursday, December 04, 2014

WNYC
Governor Christie's two-day trade mission to Canada begins in Alberta, the origin of the controversial Keystone pipeline.

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Gov. Christie Chooses a Democratic nominee for Rutgers board

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Gov. Christie made an unusual — and political — choice when he announced announced a board nominee who’s been working with his critics.

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Pothole on Road to White House: Can Christie afford a gas tax hike?

Monday, December 01, 2014

New Jersey will run out of money to fix roads, repair dilapidated bridges and buy new rail cars a year early, as Governor Chris Christie prepares for an expected presidential run.

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Marking Time: Exhibit Shows Prison-Made Art

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From a miniature camper van made out of soda cans to abstract paintings, a Rutgers University exhibit showcases the work of inmate artists.

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