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ACLU wants Army to help 2 transgender veterans

8-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union wants the Army to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two New Jersey-based transgender military veterans. The group announced Monday that it submitted two applications to the ...
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Fracking Waste Ban Veto Raises Question Of Override

8-11-14
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would ban fracking waste in the state but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the bill.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Aug. 11, 2014

8-11-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Lawmakers look to ban piercing, tattooing of pets

8-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are seeking to pass a bill that would ban the piercing and tattooing of pets. Three Hudson County Democrats on Monday introduced legislation that would make the practice animal cruelty. Assemblyman Carmelo ...

20 rescued dogs arrive in NJ by private jet

8-11-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans. They were flown by private jet to Morristown Municipal Airport on Sunday. Rich ...

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

8-11-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia's track record may give it an early edge over four other cities in its bid to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The city has hosted the political gathering before and has the added bonus that possible ...

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

8-10-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia's track record may give it an early edge over four other cities in its bid to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The city has hosted the political gathering before and has the added bonus that possible ...

Authorities: Teacher tried to lure former student

8-9-14
WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a former middle school teacher tried to entice a former student into engaging in sexual activity. Patrick McGwier, of East Windsor, is charged with attempted luring. He was arrested Thursday in Willingboro ...

2 girls won’t face off in Little League final

8-8-14
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Two girls whose teams have been competing to make it to the Little League World Series won't be facing each other in the Mid-Atlantic regional championship after all. On Friday, pitcher Mo'Ne Davis' Taney Youth Baseball ...
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Food Truck Festival, County Fairs in NJ This Week

8-8-14
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 Aug. 8 to Aug. 14.