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WNYC News

The Results of Newark's New School Enrollment Policy

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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Not every student in Newark will have a classroom to attend by the first day of school Thursday. 

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WNYC News

Construction Trade Group Sues Jersey City

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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A construction trade and advocacy group says Jersey City's policy of using unionized contractors discriminates against non-union builders.

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WNYC News

Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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WNYC News

Rinse and Repeat? No Easy Fix to Chronic Flooding

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Some homes in New Jersey have flooded dozens of times, costing the national flood insurance program millions of dollars.

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WNYC News

Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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WNYC News

With No Bus System, Some NJ Parents Don't Know How Kids Will Get to Class

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The chair of the NJ Senate's Education Committee says she's concerned about the roll-out of Newark's school reform program, and that the state is monitoring the situation.

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WNYC News

What NJ Police Are Doing with Mine-Resistant Trucks

Friday, August 22, 2014

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Last year, police departments in New Jersey received $20 million in donated military equipment from the federal government. The next step: figuring out how, and why, to use it.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Why the Port Authority Bus Terminal Is Crumbling, Crowded, Unloved

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The much-maligned Midtown bus terminal was supposed to get a major renovation. Then Governor Christie's office used the money for other projects.

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WNYC News

To Improve Access to Newark's Best Schools, District Pushes Choice

Monday, August 18, 2014

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Newark schools try out a new method to make school choice more fair but problems are already cropping up.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Wrong with Atlantic City?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City has announced that it will close in September, becoming the fourth casino there to close this year. Michael L. Diamond, business reporter for the Asbury Park Press, talks about why Atlantic City is struggling and whether the closings offer a lesson to other casino projects in the area. Plus, New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz talks about the politics of Governor Christie's attempts to revitalize Atlantic City. 

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WNYC News

Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Hechinger Report

School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.

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New Jersey News

NJ Mayors Team Up to Combat City Issues

Monday, July 28, 2014

The mayors of Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson, New Jersey have announced a joint initiative to address violent crime and other public safety issues in their cities.

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New Jersey News

Young Black Schoolchildren Discriminated Against in Newark, Parents Say

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Parents and school groups in Newark are hoping a federal investigation into the city's school reorganization plan will spur change in the school district, sooner rather than later.

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WNYC News

Feds Investigating Whether 'One Newark' Schools Initiative is Discriminatory

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The U.S. Department of Education confirmed that it has opened a civil rights investigation into the controversial plan launched by state-appointed Superintendent Cami Anderson to determine if it discriminates against African-American students.

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WNYC News

Feds Find Newark Police Engaged in 'Unconstitutional Policing'

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The Justice Department found excessive force and inadequate accountability.

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WNYC News

Astorino: Cuomo 'Has Something' on Bridgegate and Christie

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may be withholding information about Bridgegate – according to his Republican gubernatorial challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

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WNYC News

Christie Heads to CT, Is Met With Sandy Hook Protestors

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Gov. Christie encounters unfriendly territory on his trip to Connecticut where residents from Newtown showed up to protest his position on guns.

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Newark Mayor Now Needs to Make Nice With Christie, Booker

Monday, July 21, 2014

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The self-proclaimed “radical” new mayor has been critical of his predecessor — now a U.S. Senator — and of New Jersey's governor. But now that he’s in office, he'll need their help.

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WNYC News

Does the Affordable Care Act Mean the End of NJ's Health Centers?

Monday, July 21, 2014

 If more people have access to doctors and providers, why can't Newark's largest clinic keep its doors open?

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WNYC News

Thousands Line Jersey City Streets for Funeral of Fallen Police Officer

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Officer Melvin Santiago's life was celebrated in Jersey City, but his death has raised fear among residents.

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