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Grow your own pot seminar coming to Atlantic City

8-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will host a grow your own marijuana seminar. The $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally's Casino next weekend. While medical marijuana is legal in New ...

NJ teacher charged with sexual contact with girl

8-16-14
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former band teacher at a southern New Jersey high school has been charged with having sexual contact with a female student. Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced the charges against Christian Reynolds ...

Virginia Tech marks start of drone research

8-13-14
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on ...

Bishop names new leaders for NJ seminary

8-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's archbishop has appointed two new leaders to New Jersey's St. Andrew's Hall at Seton Hall University. The Rev. John Chadwick will succeed Rev. Mark O'Malley as rector of the college seminary. O'Malley recently requested ...
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NJ Teachers Leaving Profession More Often

8-12-14
Veteran teachers are leaving the profession and many new teachers quit before being educators for five years, which education officials say could lead to a teacher shortage.

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 ...
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MSU Researchers Look at Jellyfish Infestation in Barnegat Bay

8-8-14
A Montclair State University research team in looking into the infestation of jellyfish in Barnegat Bay.
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NJ Spotlight Education Writer: Some Poorer Districts Receive More Money Per Student

8-8-14
NJ Spotlight Education Writer Laura Waters says some poorer school districts are receiving more money per student than wealthier districts because the students require more supplementary services.
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For-Profit Colleges Draw Complaints

8-6-14
Anthem Institute in Jersey City, a for-profit college, is closing, leaving students with debt and without degrees.
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MSU Becomes First Public NJ School to Make SAT Optional

8-6-14
Montclair State University has joined about 800 other colleges nationwide that no longer require the SAT for admission.