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As college students walk, speakers walk away

5-14-14
Forget about their students not making it to graduation. Now colleges have to wonder whether their speakers will. Former University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau (BUR'-zheh-noe) has added his name to the expanding list of ...

New Jersey lawmakers look at college changes

5-14-14
EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers who want to make the state's colleges more accountable and affordable are hearing about some complications with their plans. The Assembly's Higher Education Committee heard Wednesday from college presidents, ...
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Teaneck Marks 50th Anniversary of Desegregation Vote

5-13-14
The Teaneck school board voted 50 years ago to end segregation.

Man fights for right to use medical pot in casino

5-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is considering suing for the right to use medical marijuana in an Atlantic City casino. Daniel Price's lawyer, Michelle Douglass, says that Revel Casino Hotel failed to accommodate his disability when a ...

Christie: Nothing new in bridge scandal testimony

5-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says legislators have questioned two of his aides for more than 11 hours without learning anything new about manufactured traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge. Christie told a radio ...

Ammunition capacity law advances in New Jersey

5-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have passed a bill that would outlaw ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The state Senate voted 22-17 on Monday to pass the bill. Another version cleared the Assembly in March. But it will ...

NBC’s Ann Curry aided by NJ Boy Scout troop

5-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ann Curry has reported from the most dangerous places on earth, but when she broke her leg during a recent hike, it was a troop of New Jersey Boy Scouts that came to her rescue. Curry was hiking with her family on Bear Mountain ...
Attendees participating in a previous Karaoke for a Cause. Photo courtesy of Jenna Rocca.

‘Karaoke for a Cause’ to Benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital

5-12-14
West Orange native Jenna Rocca created Karaoke for a Cause, a singing event to benefit charities. This year's event, happening May 14, is raising money for Children's Specialized Hospital.

New Jersey air show draws 300K

5-12-14
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (AP) — More than 300,000 people attended a two-day air show at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The event began Saturday with the Army's parachute team, the Golden Knights, jumping onto the base ...

Camden Diocese consolidating more churches

5-10-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Financial issues and declining attendance have spurred the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden to consolidate some more churches. The latest mergers, which take effect June 30, involve several churches in Camden County. Camden ...