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16 NJ Men Arrested in Child Pornography Ring

4-6-16
Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy announced that 16 New Jersey men have been arrested for distributing child pornography.
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Justice Department: Fake University Operated Visa Scam

4-5-16
U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman said the so-called University of Northern New Jersey was a fake and a front for individuals to obtain fraudulent visas.
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Assemblywoman Huttle’s Bill Aims to End Gender-Based Wage Discrimination

4-5-16
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle has introduced legislation that would provide women with equal pay for equal work. New Jersey women, on average, make about 80 cents for every dollar a man makes.
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NJ Bar Association President: We Can’t Let the Courts Get Injured Because of Politics

4-4-16
The president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Miles Winder III, says that while the appointment of a New Jersey Supreme Court justice is different than that of a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, politics shouldn't get in the way of the courts.
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Togetherness Prominent at Homeland Security Interfaith Council Meeting

3-30-16
The NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has an interfaith advisory council that meets every three months. Represented were a variety of faith leaders who agree that working together is the key to building relationships and preventing violence.
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In Newark, Federal Supervision of Police Department Set to Begin

3-30-16
The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman's office revealed problem areas identified in a report for the Newark Police Department and plans to fix them.
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Bill Proposes $50 Fine, Possible Jail Time for Distracted Walking

3-29-16
Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt introduced a bill last week that would make texting or talking on a hand-held cell phone while crossing the street a punishable offense like jaywalking. The fine would be $50 and habitual offenders could go to jail.
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Asst. Ocean County Prosecutor Talks Heroin Epidemic

3-29-16
Assistant Ocean County Prosecutor Rory Wells says heroin overdose deaths have increased over the years in New Jersey and would be extremely high without antidote drugs currently in use.
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Bill Would Allow for Selling of Homemade Baked Goods

3-25-16
New Jersey is one of two states where it's illegal to sell home-baked goods outside of bake sales and charity events. Sen. Kip Bateman wants to change that with legislation he first introduced in 2009.
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New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis

3-25-16
NJTV News has been a part of the initiative Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis, aimed at raising awareness and promoting discussion about the state’s drug problems and solutions.