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Tampered Engineering Reports Only the Beginning for Sandy Victims

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.

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15 Percent of NJ 11th-Graders Opted out of PARCC Tests

Thursday, April 16, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Elementary schools see higher participation rates than middle and high schools.

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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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Chris Christie Went To New Hampshire and Talked About EVERYTHING

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Social Security, check. Medicare, check. 

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Christie Would Push Back Eligibility Age for Social Security, Medicare

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Jersey governor says the age of eligibility should be pushed back for future retirees.

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Union Beach Flood Control Offers Hope to Sandy-Ravaged Community

Thursday, April 09, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Residents are thrilled by the news, while environmentalists await further details of ambitious waterfront construction plan

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Christie's Record on Sandy Recovery Is Hurting his Run for President

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

NJ Spotlight
The governor’s handling of the storm has already lost the backing of some well-heeled party faithfuls.

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Former Port Authority Chairman to Retire from Private Law Firm

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

David Samson steps down from his law and lobbying firm as federal prosecutors continue to investigate his tenure at the Port Authority.

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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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Menendez Pleads Not Guilty

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Menendez pleaded not guilty before a federal judge. He's charged with 14 counts of corruption that allege he used his Senate seat to benefit Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgin.

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Key Takeaways From the Menendez Indictment

Thursday, April 02, 2015

WNYC
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on 14 counts of corruption. Among the alleged crimes: securing visas for a wealthy donor's Dominican and Ukranian girlfriends.

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Menendez on Federal Corruption Charges: 'I Will Be Vindicated'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor. 

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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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