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Christie back to work of building 2016 coalition

6-9-14
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is launching what amounts to a cross-country revival tour. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate is looking to recover from a clumsy political scandal involving the George Washington ...

Christie: Would be ‘foolish’ to decide on run now

6-9-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says it would be "foolish" to decide now whether to run for president in 2016. The Republican governor was asked again about his possible White House ambitions when he traveled to Camden on Monday afternoon. ...

School bus protest could lead to traffic jam

6-9-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey are working to avert a school bus protest which could clog with streets with hundreds of cars. A rabbi is calling on the parents of private school students ...

Top Christie aide: I knew nothing of bridge plot

6-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The highest-ranking aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to testify before lawmakers about the traffic jam plot that has ensnared the administration says he doesn't know who ordered the scheme or why. The aide, Chief of Staff ...

Post-superstorm buyouts get boost as summer nears

6-7-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is stepping up its efforts to buy homes in flood-prone areas and tear them down as the second summer after Superstorm Sandy approaches. The goal of the $300 million Blue Acres program is to create open spaces to ...

Workers vote for union at Atlantic City’s Revel

6-7-14
Workers at Atlantic City's newest casino have voted to join a union. Employees at Revel Casino Hotel voted late Friday night to join Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union. Revel had been Atlantic City's only non-union casino since its 2012 opening. About ...

Veterans observe D-Day at World War II Memorial

6-6-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The granddaughter of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is thanking the men who carried out the D-Day invasion during World War II by telling them "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed. Susan ...
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Contributions Made On D-Day, Now On Display at National Guard and Militia Museum

6-6-14
The New Jersey National Guard and Militia Museum in Sea Grit opens an exhibit to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Yogi Berra, D-Day rocket boat vet, feted on anniv

6-6-14
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Seventy years ago, a 19-year-old from St. Louis was on a small attack boat launching rockets at the Germans during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Lawrence Peter Berra, a minor league baseball player who would later ...

D-Day remembered at Statue of Liberty

6-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of helicopters has showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Hundreds of history buffs, World War II veterans and active duty military ...