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Christie Tells Cabinet to Prepare for Possible Shutdown

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie is asking his cabinet members to prepare contingency plans in case he needs to shut down New Jersey's government if he can't reach an agreement on a new budget.

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Yacht Explosion Hoax Calls Came From Land, Coast Guard Says

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Coast Guard says two hoax calls reporting an explosion on a motor yacht off central New Jersey came from land and the rescue effort cost the agency tens of thousands of dollars.

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NYC Looks Into Privatizing Parking Meters

Monday, June 11, 2012

New York City is considering privatizing its parking meters.

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US Wants 9/11 Health Program to Include 50 Cancers

Friday, June 08, 2012

Federal officials say a health program for first responders and New Yorkers stricken by toxic dust unleashed in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center should be expanded to include 50 types of cancer.

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NY Judge Lets Occupy Lawsuit Proceed Against NYPD

Thursday, June 07, 2012

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A New York judge is letting a lawsuit proceed against city police officers in the arrest of 700 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters last year as they marched across the the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Suicides Surging Among US Troops

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year - the fastest pace in the nation's decade of war.

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Christie Calls Assembly Dems 'Skunks at the Party'

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie is calling Assembly Democrats "skunks at the garden party" for thwarting his income tax cut plan, but they say the GOP governor is only interested in lining the pockets of the rich.

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Goldman CEO Testifies at Ex-Board Member's Trial

Thursday, June 07, 2012

A prize government witness, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, has resumed testifying at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman board member.

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Labor Deal Averts Strike Before Belmont

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Belmont racetrack workers have struck a labor deal with the New York Racing Association to head off a possible strike on the eve of a Triple Crown bid, the union and state officials said Wednesday.

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Fed Judge in NY Finds Marriage Law Unconstitutional

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

A Federal judge in New York has joined several other judges across the country in striking down a section of the "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA that denies benefits to married same-sex couples.

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Rutgers Boards Oppose Merger Plan, Oks Talks

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Rutgers University's two governing boards affirmed their intent to keep control of the Camden and Newark campuses, however, they leave open the possibility of a higher education restructuring deal with the Legislature.

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Obama, Clinton Headline Trio of City Fundraisers

Monday, June 04, 2012

President Barack Obama is getting a little help from former President Bill Clinton at a trio of campaign fundraisers in New York.

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Cuomo Scraps Ambitious Aqueduct Convention Center Plan

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo said the proposal unveiled as a centerpiece of his State of the State speech isn't going forward, but he hopes to have developers compete next year for a project that could include a casino.

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Mayor Says Scathing 911 Audit Charge Is 'Stupid'

Friday, June 01, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an audit on the city's 911 call system shows "a new level of intellectual dishonesty" by Comptroller John Liu.

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Gov't Cracking Down on Unsafe Chinatown-Based Bus Companies

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Twenty-six bus operations that transported more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 between New York and Florida have been closed for safety violations in what federal officials say is the government's largest single safety crackdown of the motor coach industry.

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Christie Accuses Dems of 'Partisan Politics' after Court Pick is Voted Down

Thursday, May 31, 2012

An angry Gov. Chris Christie accused Senate Democrats of playing partisan politics at the expense of the gay, black Republican he nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Timothy Dolan Authorized Payments to Abusive Priests, Documents Show

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan approved payments to suspected pedophile priests to leave the ministry when he was the archbishop of Milwaukee, new documents reveal.

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NJ Man Arrested in Death of Schoolboy Etan Patz

Thursday, May 24, 2012

A N.J. man has been arrested for the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, the boy who disappeared in 1979 a few blocks from his home. New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Pedro Hernandez confessed to the crime.

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NY Black Radio-Pioneer Hal Jackson Dies

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

New York radio pioneer Harold Jackson, the first African-American voice on network radio, has died.

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NY Jury Hears Recording of Ex-P&G Board Member

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A New York jury at an insider-trading trial has heard the lone recorded phone call of an ex-Goldman Sachs board member speaking with a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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