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Rape-murder plot trial for pair opens in NY

2-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brook Cucinella (koo-chih-NEHL'-uh) gave opening statements Thursday ...

Christie says NJ’s many snow days will be made up

2-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state's schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they've missed in this unusually harsh winter. On his radio call-in show Wednesday evening on TownSqure Media, Christie said his ...
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Newark Teachers, Parents Upset With Superintendent

2-26-14
Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson announced that she will no longer attend School Advisory Board meetings, which angered members of the school community.
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Read Across America Events In NJ

2-26-14
Events celebrating National Read Across America Day are scheduled throughout New Jersey.

Suspended NJ school superintendent reinstated

2-25-14
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school administrator who was recently cleared of claims that she covered up allegations of a sex assault has been reinstated to her post. The Asbury Park Press (http://bit.ly/1c50tKS) reports that Sandra ...
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Rutgers Athletics Subsidy Totals $47M

2-25-14
Some are upset that Rutgers spends so much money on its athletics department.

Christie wants Rutgers to find Medicaid savings

2-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey should find ways to improve delivery of health care for residents covered by the Medicaid and FamilyCare programs. That's one of the proposals Gov. Chris Christie gave Tuesday in his annual budget address. The ...

Budget calls for more aid to NJ school districts

2-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie wants to give more aid to all New Jersey public school districts and give schools extra money to experiment with longer school days or hours. State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff says the increases would ...

Indictment: Teacher had relationship with student

2-25-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student. Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp says 32-year-old Jenna Leahey faces three counts of criminal ...

Subsidy of Rutgers athletics soars amid transition

2-24-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University officials say they still expect the athletics department to be financially independent by 2020 despite having to boost subsidies by nearly 70 percent last year. USA Today and the Home News Tribune ...