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Christie Squares Off With Fulop Over Atlantic City Bailout Bill, Gubernatorial Politics

4-1-16
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop reacted to Gov. Christie's comments that he's working with Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to undermine the Atlantic City takeover bill Christie and Senate President Steve Sweeney promoted.
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Climate Change Causes NJ Growing Season to Start Earlier

4-1-16
New research has found New Jersey's growing season for farmers is starting earlier, more like Maryland or Virginia, since temperatures are warming.
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Christie Threatens to Oppose North Jersey Casinos If He Doesn’t Get AC Takeover Bill

3-31-16
At an afternoon press conference, Gov. Christie said he will oppose North Jersey gaming if the Atlantic City takeover bill and the PILOT bill are not passed in their current forms.
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Cabin Cleaners Strike at Newark Airport

3-31-16
Cabin cleaners with 32BJ SEIU went on strike because they say wages are too low and working conditions are hazardous.
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Recognizing Compulsive Gambling

3-31-16
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. It aims to shed light on compulsive gambling, which affects 350,000 people in New Jersey.
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Environmentalists Fight Great Adventure’s Solar Site

3-29-16
Six environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Great Adventure to stop the building of solar panels at the Jackson facility that would require the removal of 15,000 trees.
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North Bergen Hopes to Collect Taxes from Medical Center, Nursing Home

3-28-16
The township of North Bergen has sued Palisades Medical Center and its Harborage nursing home in tax court. Sen. Nick Sacco has introduced a bill to keep the tax exempt status for nonprofit hospitals and their nursing homes but allow municipalities to charge $2.50 per day for each licensed bed.
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Menendez Bill Seeks Protections for Consumers Overwhelmed by Medical Debt

3-25-16
Sen. Bob Menendez is introducing the Medical Debt Relief Act, which would prevent medical debt from continuing to harm consumers credit scores even after it has been paid off or settled.
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Former Newark Bears Stadium Sells for $23.5 Million

3-25-16
New York-based developer Lotus Equity Group has purchased the Riverfront Stadium property, former home of the Newark Bears, with the hopes of building a high rise and a hotel.
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Dealing with Opioid Addiction in the Workplace

3-24-16
Experts say those in high-pressure professional careers are more likely to use opioids and less likely to get help.