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NJ Author DeMaio Writes Children’s Cancer Story for Charity

2-4-14
Katie DeMaio is donating all the profits made from her children's book about a child with cancer, inspired by a friend's fight, to the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation of New Jersey.

Rutgers board to discuss strategic plan

2-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Officials will examine the future of New Jersey's largest university. The Rutgers Board of Governors is set to review the school's strategic plan at its meeting in Newark Tuesday. Rutgers President Robert Barchi will outline the ...
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New Jersey To Be Represented At Sochi Winter Olympic Games

2-3-14
New Jersey will be represented in Team USA at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

NFL, transit agency review Super Bowl rail logjam

2-3-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey Transit is defending the agency's response to a huge bottleneck that left thousands of fans waiting for trains for hours after the Super Bowl. More than 30,000 people rode trains between MetLife ...

Poll: More in NJ want pot than online gambling

2-3-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds more New Jersey residents want to smoke pot than gamble over the Internet. A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds 41 percent of respondents would support smoking marijuana recreationally ...

Seahawks beat Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

2-2-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8. Linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception of Peyton Manning 69 yards for a touchdown late in the first half ...

Spring in the air, as Seahawks kick off to Broncos

2-2-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The temperature in northern New Jersey, when the Super Bowl kicked off on Sunday night, was 49 degrees. Though there was snow early in the week, and frigid cold temperatures and wind accompanying it, it felt more like ...

For towns near Super Bowl, party starts early

2-1-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The Super Bowl is offering some New Jersey towns a good excuse to throw a party, and mild weather on Saturday certainly didn't hurt. In Secaucus, town officials created a Winter Blast in a downtown park, filling it with food ...

Feds widening NJ beaches to pre-Sandy condition

2-1-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Beach replenishment is coming soon to the first Jersey shore community to rebuild its boardwalk after Superstorm Sandy. It's part of a near-statewide blitz to widen and elevate beaches to the shape they were in before the ...

Lawyer: Evidence contradicts Christie on closures

1-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former loyalist of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who oversaw lane closings near the George Washington Bridge says there is evidence that contradicts at least one public statement the governor made about the closures. In a ...