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Mother’s Day 2014 Events in NJ

5-8-14
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11 this year and there are many events throughout the state to celebrate.

Original ‘Born to Run’ lyrics on display at Duke

5-7-14
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The original lyrics show Bruce Springsteen wasn't thinking about Wendy when he wrote a first draft of his 1975 classic "Born to Run." Instead, he's got a gold Chevy 6 on his mind. The piece of lined paper is going on display ...
Mudderella participants going through one of the obstacles on the course. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Conners.

Mudderella Obstacle Course Arrives in NJ

5-7-14
Mudderella, the outdoor obstacle course targeted to women, is set to take place for the first time in New Jersey May 10.

More room found for students at sold-out prom

5-7-14
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — There should be room enough for everyone at a New Jersey high school's prom after all. Bordentown Regional High School's interim superintendent Joseph Miller says Wednesday that Adventure Aquarium has made space ...

Jeffries gets celeb backing in Newark mayor race

5-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shavar (shah-VAHR') Jeffries has snagged a celebrity endorsement in his bid to become Newark's next mayor. Actress Eva Longoria came to Newark's largest city Monday to express her support for Jeffries, the former assistant ...
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Montclair Film Festival Artistic Director: Event Offers Cultural, Economic Benefits

5-5-14
Montclair Film Festival Artistic Director Thom Powers says that film festival benefits the host municipality both culturally and economically.

‘Vagina Monologues’ to get New York run in Spanish

5-5-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is taking a star turn off-Broadway with a Spanish-language version of the "Vagina Monologues" in the same Westside Theater where Eve Ensler's work was presented in 1999. Other Spanish-language ...

New exhibit features 17-ton Marilyn Monroe statue

5-4-14
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A larger-than-life sculpture of Marilyn Monroe is among the hundreds of works now on display in a New Jersey park. The 26-foot-tall "Forever Marilyn" created by 84-year-old sculptor Seward Johnson went on display Sunday at the ...
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Seized Baseball Memorabilia Up for Auction

5-2-14
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office is auctioning off about 750 pieces of baseball memorabilia seized in an undercover drug operation.
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Industry Insiders Rally Support for State Film Tax Credit

5-2-14
After New Jersey's film tax incentive expired, projects moved from the Garden State elsewhere, particularly New York State. Insiders say this is costing jobs.