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Maine’s Ebola protocols mean quarantine _ for now

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Health officials say a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa has agreed to be quarantined at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, but her lawyer suggests the home confinement may be temporary. Attorney Steven Hyman says ...

Lauder jewels auction to benefit 2 charities

NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby's says proceeds from the sale of 44 pieces of jewelry from the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder will benefit two charities. The auction is set for Dec. 9. The sale of 33 jewels from Evelyn Lauder will support ...

Christie says GOP could win in Obama states

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie predicts Republicans could capture governor's offices in states carried by President Barack Obama, an effort that could burnish his potential 2016 presidential campaign. Christie says in an interview ...

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, ...

Christie, Sweeney, Fox Avoid Talk of Gas Tax at Turnpike Ribbon Cutting

During the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new expansions on the New Jersey Turnpike, Gov. Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox avoided to talk about gas tax but mentioned there are conversations for solutions on the transportation fund.

Operation Amira Helps Send Aid to Sierra Leone

Operation Amira is collecting supplies to help aid Sierra Leone.

Students leave early after social media threat

BOONTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey school district says students have been sent home early after two students reported a threatening message left on an anonymous social media app. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1pIJEqj ) that Boonton ...

Flight 93 fire losses included photos, other items

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An inventory of items lost from a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew. The National ...

Harvest Festival and Walk To End Alzheimer’s In NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Oct. 24 to Oct. 30.

Open Spaces Ballot Question Proposes to Increase Funds

Many around the state are divided on a referendum on this year's ballot on open spaces.