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Super Bowl parking a hit at $150 a pop

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ticketholders to February's Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium are already lining up to pay $150 each for parking passes. Passes went on sale Thursday at an official NFL website, www.superbowlparking.clickandpark.com . It ...

Immigrant tuition bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would help students in the U.S. illegally pay for their college educations has advanced. The Assembly Budget Committee advanced the bill Thursday that would allow these students pay the cheaper in-state tuition rate ...

NJ lawmakers visit site of immigration protest

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's two U.S. senators are planning a 24-hour fast in solidarity with protesters in Washington, D.C. pushing for immigration law changes. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker visited the group Fast for Families in ...

Meningitis B vaccinations top 3K at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University reports more than 3,300 students have received meningitis B vaccinations since a mass vaccination got underway on campus Monday. That is more than half of the nearly 6,000 students that federal health ...

NJ boy injured in sledding accident

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A day of fun in the snow ended in a trip to the hospital for an 11-year-old in northern New Jersey. The boy was sledding down a steep slope that ended at a fenced-in retaining wall in Mount Olive Township on ...

Snow Hits New Jersey, Making Travel More Difficult

A snowstorm delayed travel and closed schools around the Garden State.

8 arrested in NJ immigrant detention protest

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Eight people have been arrested after attempting to block access to an immigration detention facility in northern New Jersey. The eight were among a group of about 60 protesters who formed a human chain outside a detention ...

300 Black Bears Expected to be ‘Harvested’ This Week

Director of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Division of Gaming and Wildlife David Chanda says that approximately 300 black bears are expected to be killed by the end of the state's bear hunt.

Over 700 same-sex couples wed in NJ in 7 weeks

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — More than 700 same-sex couples have gotten married or renewed their vows in New Jersey the first 47 days the state allowed gay nuptials. The state Health Department that as of Dec. 6, town registrars had informed the state of ...

Woman dies in Bloomfield fire

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a house fire in Bloomfield has claimed the life of a woman in a wheelchair. Police found 65-year-old Esther Utkewicz in her wheelchair at the front door of her burning home on Haines Street Tuesday. She was ...