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WNYC News

Is This NJ Town the Wealthiest Zip Code in America?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WNYC

It may not have the same ring as Beverly Hills 90210, but a small New Jersey town has been declared the "wealthiest zip code in America."

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New Jersey News

Bridgegate's Legal Bills Are $4.4 Million, And Counting

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WNYC

The Bridgegate legal bills are just starting to come in, totaling $4.4 million so far. But that number is going to increase exponentially -- that's because 43 people are getting their legal fees paid for by the public, and we have yet to see hardly any of those bills. Here's ...

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WNYC News

NJ Primary Results: Watson Coleman Prevails

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

WNYC

Early New Jersey primary election results give Booker, Norcross easy wins.

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WNYC News

Your Guide to the NJ Primaries

Monday, June 02, 2014

WNYC

The New Jersey primary features a cakewalk for Cory Booker and a few hotly contested open seats for Congress. 

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WNYC News

Compositions of Jazz Virtuoso Discovered

Friday, May 30, 2014

WNYC

A festival in Montclair will explore what might have been if jazz great Eric Dolphy had lived.

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WNYC News

Christie Expected to Sign Adoption Bill

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

NJ Spotlight

Gov. Christie is expected to sign the bill, which would give people adopted in the Garden State access to their birth records or their birth family’s medical history.

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WNYC News

8 Heart Attacks Later, N.J. Man Gets Health Insurance

Monday, May 26, 2014

WNYC
New Jersey is allowing more people to qualify for Medicaid health coverage, and that is raising questions about the cost, capacity and care.

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WNYC News

A 40-Year Tradition, One Sunset at a Time

Friday, May 23, 2014

WNYC

Martin Hume, 93, wanted to honor two friends who died in Word War II. So the veteran started a flag ceremony that takes place every evening of the summer season.

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Transportation Nation

Jersey City Sues the Port Authority

Friday, May 23, 2014

WNYC

Jersey City says the Port Authority is getting a sweetheart tax deal — and it's going to court to collect.

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WNYC News

Is the Jersey Shore Ready for Summer?

Friday, May 23, 2014

The first summer after Sandy was tough for many beach towns. As the second begins, the recovery in many places is just getting underway.

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New Jersey News

How Widespread Is Pay-to-Play in NJ?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

An investigation by the website Pando Daily shows possible widespread violations of state and federal pay-to-play laws in New Jersey.

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WNYC News

NJ Budget's 'Day of Reckoning' Has Arrived

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.

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WNYC News

Christie cuts $2.4 Billion From Pension Fund, Signalling Fight Ahead

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NJ Spotlight

Facing yet another budget shortfall, New Jersey's governor is cutting pension payments by $2.4 billion, triggering a major confrontation with the Democratic Legislature and the public employee unions.

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New Jersey News

Christie's Blurred Lines

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

WNYC

A 24-year-old former mid-level staffer for Gov. Christie's government office — and later, Christie's re-election campaign — withstood more than five hours of questioning Tuesday at a Bridgegate hearing that shed light on the Christie political operation at the Statehouse.

But the hearing didn't tell us is who was responsible ...

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New Jersey News

Chris Christie's Immigration Story

Saturday, May 17, 2014

At his only commencement speech of the season Christie told a hushed audience a 16-minute story about the immigration experience of his grandmother.

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WNYC News

Whatever Happened to Mark Zuckberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools?

Friday, May 16, 2014

In 2010, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to Newark's troubled school district, and then-Mayor Cory Booker promised to change the face of urban school reform. 

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New Jersey News

Why Didn't Team Christie Hear The Bridgegate Alarms?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

WNYC

Today's marathon (seven hour!) testimony from a calm, respectful Michael Drewniak, the governor's colorfully-spoken spokesman (and unofficial liaison between the Port Authority and the governor's office), focused not on the Big Bridgegate Questions (who did this, and why?), but rather on a secondary question: Was there a cover-up? 

Drewniak's testimony, ...

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WNYC News

Ras Baraka Declares He's Newark's New Mayor

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

With nearly all districts counted and a 54 to 46 percent lead, Ras Baraka, the son of the late poet and author Amiri Baraka, appeared to have won the race to succeed Cory Booker in New Jersey's largest city.

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WNYC News

Christie's Spox: Gov Knew Nothing of GWB Lane Closures

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

WNYC

Michael Drewniak has worked for Christie for 12 years, and is the closest aide to be questioned publicly so far.

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WNYC News

Christie Vetoes Sandy Bill of Rights

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The New Jersey Legislature's attempt at making it easier to get aid is rebuffed by the governor.

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