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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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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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Child, 4, Killed by Car After Driver Flees Cops

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

A 4-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother injured this morning when a car fleeing police jumped a curb on the Upper West Side, police said.

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26 Shot in Weekend Violence, 7 Killed

Monday, June 03, 2013

The NYPD is confirming that 26 people were shot, 7 fatally, in a rash of violence over the weekend.

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Who Will Replace Senator Frank Lautenberg?

Monday, June 03, 2013

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Governor Chris Christie will appoint a temporary replacement for the late Senator Frank Lautenberg. But what happens next is still up in the air.

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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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Knaidel, Kneydl: New Yorkers Dish on Dumpling Spellings

Friday, May 31, 2013

A conversation about spelling - and translation

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Inside Rutgers Athletics, No Confidence for Julie Hermann

Friday, May 31, 2013

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If the incoming athletic director keeps her job, she'll face an uphill battle.

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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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NYPD: Ricin-Laced Letters Sent to Bloomberg Are City's First Mail Attack Since 9/11

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In an interview with WNYC on Wednesday evening, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said the letter sent to Mayor Bloomberg that preliminarily tested positive for the poison ricin is the first of its kind in the city since the anthrax attacks in weeks after 9/11.

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Vito Lopez Slammed by Scathing Ethics Report

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Lopez suggested women wear mini skirts, demanded they spend time with him outside the office and tried to convince them to share hotel rooms during business trips, according to the report. 

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Quinn Reveals Struggles With Alcoholism, Bulimia

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she has struggled with bulimia and alcoholism.

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This Week in Politics: Corruption and What Happens When Pols Speak Off the Cuff

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Joe Lhota calls Port Authority police officers "mall cops," as other candidates tap dance around the politics of bike lanes. And Corruption sweeps Albany. Again.

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This Week in Politics: Court Verdicts and Political Attacks

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Guilty verdicts in a campaign finance scheme involving two John Liu campaign aides and negative ads in the mayoral race were just some of the political chatter that dominated the week,

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New Cops Hit the Streets in Camden

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Camden City Police Department is no more. In its place is a special Metro Division of a new county-run force. The move is aimed at helping the city, which has struggled with high crime rates for years and budget problems that led to police layoffs.

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Bumpy Path for Ethics Reform in Albany

Thursday, May 02, 2013

A former prosecutor in then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office is resigning her post as executive director of the state’s Joint Committee on Public Ethics. Ellen Biben has led the ethics panel since its launch in February of last year, and is the second member to resign in recent weeks.

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Jury Convicts Two Associates of City Comptroller John Liu

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Two former associates of a candidate seeking to become the city's first Asian-American mayor were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign funds.

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Obama Reiterates Promise to Close Guantanamo Bay

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

President Barack Obama is planning another push to try and close the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He tried and failed during his first year in office. Will this time be any different?

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Discovered Wreckage from 9/11 Plane Believed to be Part of Wing

Monday, April 29, 2013

Authorities now say a 5-foot airplane part that's believed to be from one of the jets that struck the World Trade Center is from a wing.     

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A Look at the Deal That Would Replace LIPA With a NJ Utility

Thursday, April 25, 2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering handing the reigns of the troubled Long Island Power Authority, or LIPA, to a New Jersey utility.

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