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2 workers injured in college garage collapse

4-11-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — State inspectors are on the scene of a partial collapse of a parking garage under construction on New Jersey's William Paterson University, injuring two workers. University public relations director Mary Beth Zeman (ZEE'-man) ...
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Raising Chickens Gains Popularity in NJ

4-10-14
Despite some local laws limiting or prohibiting the practice of keeping chickens on residential property, many in New Jersey have started raising the birds for eggs.
Kids receiving toys from the toy drive. Photo Courtesy of Lynn Munroe.

Earth Week Inspires Toy Drive Around NJ

4-10-14
Second Chance Toys and 1-800-Got-Junk will be holding a toy drive April 12-13 to deliver items to needy children and keep working toys out of landfills.

Radio towers demolished for American Dream project

4-10-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The demolition of three 500-foot-tall cellular radio towers will help clear the way for the long-delayed American Dream project at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. The tower site will become the location of a ...

Pet bobcat may be allowed back at New Jersey home

4-10-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman in southern New Jersey may get her pet bobcat back if she builds a pen to contain it. Rocky got out of Ginny Fine's Stafford Township home on March 25. Fine found the 38-pound, 3-year-old in a ...

Christie to speak at Rowan graduation

4-10-14
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address to Rowan University graduates next month. The university will also bestow honorary degrees to Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney and state Sen. Donald Norcross. ...
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Lawmakers Consider Smoking Ban for Beaches, Boardwalks

4-9-14
The Assembly has passed a bill banning smoking on all New Jersey beaches, boardwalks and state parks. The Senate will take up the measure next.

NJ school placed on lockdown; no weapons found

4-9-14
WEST PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Police say no weapons have been found at a northern New Jersey school that was placed on lockdown Wednesday following reports that a student had brought a gun into the building. West Caldwell Police Chief Michael ...
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Rutgers Dance Marathon Benefits Kids Cancer Foundation

4-9-14
More than 1,200 Rutgers University students participated in a 30-hour dance marathon and raised more than $620,000 for Embrace Kids Foundation, which helps better the lives of children with cancer.

Students seek tuition freeze at Rutgers

4-9-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — About a dozen students called on the Rutgers University Board of Governors to consider freezing tuition. It costs in-state students more than $13,000 in tuition and fees at attend New Jersey's flagship university. The ...