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Working to Keep Politics Out of NJ's Pension-Fund Investments

Thursday, March 26, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations

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Organic Kale Salad with a Side of Hope

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.

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Cracks In Christie's Post-Bridgegate Ethics Reform

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Allies installed in watchdog roles, an ethics panel disbanded, policies left unstrengthened. A year later, Bridgegate ethics reform in the governor's office is marked by unmet promises. 

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Undefeated Princeton Women Take on NCAA, Trying to Make Ivy History

Friday, March 20, 2015

WNYC
Only one women's Ivy League basketball team has ever won a game in the tournament. Now the undefeated Lady Tigers are trying to show they can compete for a national title.

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Guarded Optimism on Reopening Sandy-Related Flood Claims

Friday, March 13, 2015

Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair.

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Christie Supporters Launch Super PAC

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lest there be any doubt his presidential prospects are alive, Christie's supporters announced the launch of the PAC "America Leads" that can raise unlimited money.

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Newark Health Chief Tries to Allay Meningitis Fears

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dr. Hanaa Hamdi spoke with parents at a school where a child recently died of suspected meningitis.

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Bridgegate Fall Guy Was Inside Man

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Unearthed calendars from David Wildstein show he had more contact with Chris Christie's inner circle than the governor has previously acknowledged. 

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Sandy Hecklers Dog Christie in Iowa

Monday, March 09, 2015

Storm victims crowd-funded a trip to follow the New Jersey governor's presidential campaign.

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Christie Pushes Business-Tax Cuts, Racking Up $600M in Lost Revenue

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Next year's budget calls for more in business tax breaks, despite depleted transportation fund and court-ordered pension payments.

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Four Former NJ Governors Move to Block Pinelands Panel Nomination

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Two Democrats and two Republicans drafted a letter to the New Jersey state senate asking legislators oppose the confirmation of Bob Barr.

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Online Testing Arrives in New Jersey and Parents Are Not Happy

Monday, March 02, 2015

WNYC
A growing number of New Jersey parents are pulling their children out of testing. But federal funding may be on the line if 95% of students don't participate.

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Christie Flips On Reason For Vetoing Planned Parenthood Funds

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Christie is changing his explanation on a controversial policy move just in time for the Republican presidential campaign season.

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Christie's Budget Cuts $148M from Hospital Charity Care

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Obamacare is helping state with budget problems, but hospitals worry the cuts will leave people in need.

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Gov. Chris Christie Unveils Budget for 2016

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Governor renewed his call to overhaul New Jersey's ailing pension fund, but did not address a judge's ruling that he broke the law by shorting NJ's payment into the fund.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Injury: What Meteorologists Learned from Sandy

Monday, February 23, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Forecasters are changing their language to emphasize potential harm rather than what type of storm is coming.

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Does Christie's 'Don't Raise Taxes' Pledge Include the Gas Tax?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Don't raise taxes. Don't raise taxes. Don't raise taxes. We hear ya, gov. But about the gas tax? Are you pledging, or negotiating?

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Deep Freeze Forces NJ's Cape May/Lewes Ferry to Cancel Trips

Thursday, February 19, 2015

No more ferry trips between Lewes, Del., and Cape May today, as icy waters and high winds force the ferry to cancel several crossings through Friday morning.

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In Newark, Almost Half of Last Year's Murders Remain Unsolved

Monday, February 16, 2015

WNYC
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest. 

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Did New Jersey Really Lose Out When the Nets Left Town?

Friday, February 13, 2015

It's been more than two years since the New Jersey Nets crossed the river(s) and became the Brooklyn Nets. A look back at what they left behind in downtown Newark.

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