Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

Man With Tyler Clementi Says He Noticed Webcam in Dorm Room

Friday, March 02, 2012

The other man who allegedly had his privacy invaded in the Rutgers webcam spying trial took the witness stand Friday. The 32-year-old man, identified only as M.B, testified that Ravi'...

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Defense Asks for Mistrial as Testimony Continues about Clementi Webcam

Thursday, March 01, 2012

The defense attorney for Dharun Ravi requested a mistrial Thursday, but it was turned down by Middlesex County Judge Glenn Berman. Follow NJPR managing editor @nancysolomon2 for liv...

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Witness Says Rutgers Roommate Aimed Web Cam at Clementi's Bed

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A friend of Dharun Ravi testified Wednesday in the Rutgers webcam spying trial that he helped the defendant adjust his webcam to aim it toward Tyler Clementi’s bed.

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Witness: NJ Student Suggested Others Watch Clementi Webcast

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

A Rutgers University student said a former dorm-mate who is charged with using a webcam to spy on his roommate encouraged her and other students to tune in.

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Webcam Witness Takes Stand in Tyler Clementi Spying Case

Monday, February 27, 2012

The student who pleaded guilty in the Rutgers webcam spying case testified Monday about how she and Dharun Ravi watched Tyler Clementi kiss a man in the dorm room across the hall.

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Lawyers in Tyler Clementi Trial Lay Out Their Cases

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The reading of racy texts and details about the night students crowded around a computer in a college dorm room to see Tyler Clementi kiss a man were part of the first day of testimony in the Rutgers webcam spying case.

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Jury Shaping Up in Tyler Clementi Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Jury selection will resume Thursday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate.

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NJ Jury Pool Shrinks in Tyler Clementi Rutgers Bullying Case

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The pool of prospective jurors has shrunk from 274 to just fewer than 100 for the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

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Jury Selection Begins in Clementi Suicide Case

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Jury selection has begun in New Jersey in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.


Christie Announces School Construction Plans

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Governor Chris Christie announced plans Wednesday to build 20 new schools in New Jersey to address overcrowding and crumbling buildings in low-income school districts.


Gay Marriage Bill Passes NJ Senate in Milestone Vote

Monday, February 13, 2012

The New Jersey Senate passed a same-sex marriage bill on Monday by a vote of 24-16, largely along party lines. It’s just three votes shy of what’s needed to override the promised veto by Governor Chris Christie.

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The First Tea Parties Went Viral, Too

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Everyone knows about the Boston Tea Party -- that is,  the original one in 1773. But somehow, elementary school text book authors forgot to tell us about dozens of others. Turns out, the current Tea Party craze went viral the first time around, too.

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NJ Disqualifies 29 School Board Members

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Seventeen school board members in New Jersey will have to step down from their elected posts because they have a criminal conviction on their records. Another 12 school board members in New Jersey must also step down for not submitting their background checks in time.

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Rutgers Students, Faculty Protest Merger Plans

Monday, February 06, 2012

Students and professors from Rutgers University's Camden campus protested a proposal to merge their school with Rowan University at a New Jersey Senate hearing on Monday.

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Newark Expected to Close 7 Failing Schools

Friday, February 03, 2012

Newark's school superintendent  is expected to suggest closing  seven failing schools as part of a package of district-wide reforms.


Donald Trump Eyes NJ Golf Course as Site for Cemetery Plot

Thursday, February 02, 2012

For a man who seemingly has everything, there is one thing that has eluded Donald Trump: he wants to be buried on his favorite golf course in New Jersey.

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NJ Assemblyman Alex DeCroce's Widow Selected to Fill His Seat

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The widow of New Jersey Assemblyman Alex DeCroce was picked Wednesday to fill his seat just two weeks after the GOP leader died at the statehouse on the final day of the legislative session.


Christie Vows to Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vowed to veto a same-sex marriage bill Tuesday, the same day a state Senate panel approved it.


NJ Prosecutor Charges Homeless 19-Year-Old With Synagogue Bombing

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A New Jersey prosecutor says a homeless, 19-year-old unemployed man charged in the firebombings of two synagogues is an anti-Semite who intended to cause harm. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Tuesday that investigators believe Anthony Graziano of Lodi knew there were people inside when he threw Molotov cocktails into a Rutherford synagogue building that also houses the rabbi's family.

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Same-Sex Marriage Hearings Take Center Stage in Trenton

Monday, January 23, 2012

Same-sex marriage is set to take center stage in Trenton on Tuesday as a proposed bill gets its first hearing in the state Senate. Gay rights activists and those who oppose the bill are expected to be at the statehouse in large numbers for rallies outside and to testify at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.