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StoryCorps 392: Outcast and OK

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Darnell Moore tells his friend Bryan Epps about an incident that shaped his youth.

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WNYC News

NJ Accelerates Distribution of Sandy Aid

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

More than a year-and-a-half after Sandy, the state of New Jersey has distributed just about a third of the original batch of $1.8 billion dollars in federal aid.

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New Jersey News

Feds Launch Probe Into Christie's Use of Sandy Recovery Funds

Monday, January 13, 2014

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is investigating the use of Sandy aide on the Christie Administration's "Stronger Than the Storm" advertising campaign.

The ads featured the governor at the beach with his family.

Representative Frank Pallone, a Democrat, thinks that was inappropriate because Christie ran for reelection ...

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WNYC News

Newark Stop and Frisk Policy Aims for Transparency

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Newark Police officers are now be required to record the age, gender, race and the circumstances surrounding each stop conducted in the city.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Spring Farm Report

Friday, May 31, 2013

Farmers in the New York-New Jersey area talk about what's currently in season and what to look forward to at farmers markets.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Protecting Hoboken

Monday, February 25, 2013

Will walling in Hoboken prevent the next Sandy? Dawn Zimmer, mayor of Hoboken, discusses her ideas for protecting the city against future storms, including building two walls to protect from flooding.

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New Jersey News

Barrier Islands Gas and Water Update

Thursday, December 06, 2012

The New Jersey barrier island communities hit hardest by Sandy won't see full natural gas service until after Christmas, while full water lines may not get installed until after the New Year.

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New Jersey News

Live Updates | Tracking the #NJVote

Monday, November 05, 2012

NJ Commons is hosting a live updating blog to help NJ voters report problems at the polls after Hurricane Sandy. To participate, Tweet using the hashtag #NJVote

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: Joe Kyrillos

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

New Jersey State Senator Joe Kyrillos, (R-13th legislative district) representing parts of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, talks about winning the primary to run against U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D NJ).

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Diaspora in the Dominican Elections

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Erica Gonzalez, executive editor of El Diario, explains the role of Dominicans abroad in the recent Dominican elections. For the first time, Dominicans in New York and New Jersey were able to vote for seven congressional seats to represent the diaspora.

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WNYC News

In NJ, Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

Monday, October 17, 2011

New Jersey residents who want to vote in the November 8 general election have until Tuesday to register — either in person or by mailing in an application.

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Radio Rookies

Freedom Walk

Friday, September 02, 2011

Even though he had no personal connection to 9/11, Joey Rizzolo decided to initiate a Freedom Walk to help residents of his town, Paramus, NJ, remember and honor the victims of 9/11.

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Low Turnout and Few Challenges in NJ Primary Vote

Monday, June 06, 2011

Tuesday's primary marks the first time voters will be selecting candidates based on the new state district map that tries to incorporate the trends picked up by the 2010 Census. The Census documented a substantial increase in the Hispanic population and a shift of the state's population concentration from north to the south.

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It's A Free Country ®

NJ Immigrants Healthier Than Natives

Saturday, March 05, 2011

WNYC

According to the New Jersey Department of Health comparison, New Jersey's immigrants are healthier on average than their native-born neighbors. This analysis comes as the Census shows that immigrants are the biggest segment of growth in the state's population.

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It's A Free Country ®

Ahead of Redistricting Battle, NJ Appoints Tiebreaker

Friday, March 04, 2011

WNYC

With time running out in New Jersey, the state's redistricting panel can't agree on how to shape the state's 40 legislative  districts based on the 2010 census data. That impasse automatically triggered the need for the state's Supreme Court to pick an independent tie-breaker to preside over the tie.

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Transportation Nation

NY Lawmakers Keep Up Pressure to Get NJ's ARC Money

Friday, November 19, 2010

New York lawmakers continue their push to collect the $3 billion in federal transportation money originally pledged to the now-canceled ARC tunnel project.  Here's the letter requesting New Jersey's forgone funds sent to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood by members of New York's Congressional delegation .

ARC letter from NY Pols

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WNYC News

In NJ, Adler Campaign Reportedly Recruited Tea Party Candidate as Stalking Horse

Thursday, October 14, 2010

WNYC

Republican Party officials in New Jersey are asking federal authorities to investigate the reelection campaign of Rep. John Adler (D-N.J.). Adler's campaign in the Third Congressional District in South Jersey – along with the Camden County Democratic Committee – reportedly devised a scheme to siphon votes away from Adler's Republican challenger, former professional football player Jon Runyan. The scheme allegedly involved promoting Tea Party candidate Peter DeStefano, who would take away enough votes from Runyan, to help Adler win reelection in the closely contested race.

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Transportation Nation

Christie says the ARC Tunnel is Dead. But Does the DOT Agree?

Thursday, October 07, 2010

(Kate Hinds, Transportation Nation) We reached out to the Department of Transportation for comment and received this response:

"Secretary LaHood and Governor Christie plan to meet tomorrow afternoon to discuss a path forward on the ARC tunnel project.”

Senator Frank Lautenberg will also be speaking in about half an hour about the ARC tunnel.  We'll keep you updated.

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