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Pot smoke triggers fire alarm at Princeton

11-20-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory. The alarm went off early Wednesday in a music practice room in the basement of ...

4 suspended after football hazing back as teachers

11-19-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Four assistant New Jersey high school football coaches who were suspended amid hazing and sexual assault charges filed against players will keep their teaching jobs. The Sayreville school board on Tuesday reinstated the men ...

2 college students face sexual assault charges

11-18-14
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Two northern New Jersey college students are accused of sexually assaulting a woman following a fraternity party last weekend. Authorities were notified after the woman went to a hospital Saturday morning. Bergen County ...

Lodi teacher offered plea deal in office crash

11-18-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors are offering a plea deal to a Lodi teacher accused of driving drunk when he rear-ender a police car, leaving the officer with a traumatic brain injury. Michael Ettz would face seven years in prison if he accepts ...

Drone tests off Cape May delayed

11-18-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Technical issues have delayed New Jersey's first drone test flights. The New Jersey Institute of Technology had planned to launch the drone over the ocean from Cape May beginning Thursday. But a new date will be scheduled ...
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Would AC Be a Good College Town?

11-17-14
Stockton College is considering turning the Showboat in Atlantic City into a campus for its students.
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AC Mayor: Taj Mahal Closure Because of Underperformance

11-17-14
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian says that the Taj Mahal casino is closing because it's an under-performing property, symbolic of what has been happening with other gaming properties.
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Union Says Newark School District Holding Out on Raises and Negotiations

11-17-14
Non-instructional union workers in Newark say they've been without a contract for five years and district officials aren't working with them.

Teachers union treasurer charged with theft

11-16-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The treasurer of the teachers union in a southern New Jersey school district has been accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the group. Wayne Wedderman is charged with theft and computer theft. Bail was set at $20,000 ...