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Joseph Capriglione

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Casinos, Guns & Pension Funds: NJ's Legislative Session Winds Down

Friday, December 18, 2015

NJ lawmakers move to pass a variety of measures to expand gambling to North Jersey and stabilize the state's shaky pension fund as the legislative session winds down.

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Former GOP Insurgent Pat Buchanan Says Trump Isn't Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The one-time outsider candidate, who once spoke of "peasants" storming Washington with pitchforks in-hand, says he thinks Trump can go all the way and win the Republican nomination.

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Scalia's Affirmative Action Comments Reverberate on Campuses

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The President of Columbia Law School's Black Law Students Association responds to Chief Justice Scalia's suggestion that "less advanced schools" can benefit minority students.

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Dirty Little Secrets: Leaky Tanks Cause Big Headaches for NJ Homeowners

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The price tag for dealing with tainted soil at a home in Teaneck has cost $600,000 — and the property is still polluted with leaked heating oil.

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Why Does Lead Poisoning Still Afflict Tens of Thousands of Kids in New Jersey?

Friday, December 04, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Childhood lead poisoning is entirely preventable, but it lingers in the Garden State.

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NJ Hospital Tax Ruling Sends Ripples Throughout Garden State

Friday, November 27, 2015

NJ Spotlight
While towns ponder generating revenue by taxing local facilities, nonprofit hospitals and their legislative advocates push statewide legislation.

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How Racist Was Woodrow Wilson?

Friday, November 20, 2015

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is back in the spotlight after protests at Princeton University. 

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Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black Colleges

Monday, November 16, 2015

With students speaking out against racial hostility on campuses from Yale to Missouri, are prospective African-American students taking a closer look at historically black colleges?

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Obama, Booker to Spotlight Prisoner Reentry Efforts in Newark

Monday, November 02, 2015

Criminal justice reform has been at the top of Sen. Booker's agenda since he left Newark in 2013. Now he returns to highlight the federal government's increased focus on recidivism.

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Sen. Booker and Mayor Baraka Share Stage with Obama in Newark

Friday, October 30, 2015

The former rivals will bury the hatchet (for a day, at least) and appear with President Obama to discuss criminal justice reforms.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Override Christie Gun Control Veto

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The vote marks the first time lawmakers have voted to override Christie since he took office in 2010.

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Deal for Stuyvesant Town Preserves Development's Middle-Class Roots

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The largest apartment-complex in Manhattan will be sold for $5.3 billion in a deal that will preserve nearly half its units for middle-class families.

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Mets Return to Playoffs for First Time Since '06

Friday, October 09, 2015

The team begins their quest to bring a World Series trophy to Queens for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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New Health Insurance Plan Has NJ Lawmakers Crying Foul

Friday, October 02, 2015

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New Jersey's largest health insurer says its OMNIA plan will "transform" healthcare in the state. But critics say the plan will consolidate Horizon's dominance and close hospitals.

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Jim McGreevey's Lifetime of Benefits for Four Months of Work

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hudson County will pay for the former New Jersey governor's lifetime health benefits. McGreevey put in just four months of work as an attorney for the county.

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What to Watch For in Tonight's GOP Debate

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry talks with WNYC's Jami Floyd about what to look for from the candidates in tonight's GOP debate at the Reagan Library in California.

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Why New Jersey’s Lottery Ticket Isn’t Winning

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Governor Christie promised a bigger cash haul for NJ's cash strapped government when he privatized the state's lottery system. Instead, it posted its worst return in 40 years.

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Problems Pile On for Rutgers Football

Monday, September 14, 2015

Another week, another embarrassing incident for the school’s athletic department. The latest involves star football player Leonte Carroo, who’s just been arrested. 

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The Deal That Brought Mark Zuckerberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How the Facebook founder's $100 million donation to fix the struggling district became a political punching bag. 

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NJ Supreme Court Turns Attention to Public-Worker Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Friday, July 31, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If court rules COLAs can’t be suspended -- as 2011 law allows -- state could be out $70 billion in projected savings over next three decades

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