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Christie to address Wall Street crowd

7-16-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be speaking and lunching with a Wall Street crowd. Christie will be the luncheon speaker Wednesday at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference in New York City. The conference says it brings together ...

Menendez has spent about $650K on ethics probes

7-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has spent about $650,000 on his legal defense related to Justice Department and Senate Ethics Committee investigations into his ties to a major donor. An Internal Revenue Service report released ...

Reporter who spoke about black families suspended

7-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A white TV reporter who voiced his opinions about black families and relations with police while reporting on a fatal New Jersey police shooting says he's been suspended from his station and won't return. Sean Bergin says he ...
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Christie Creates Commission to Study Standardized Testing

7-15-14
Gov. Christie has ordered the creation of a nine-member study commission, tasked with looking at the state's standardized testing.
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Aron Discusses Christie’s Decision on Common Core Standards

7-15-14
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses Gov. Christie's decision on Common Core standards in the state.
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Trucking Executives Discuss Improving Port Newark

7-15-14
Trucking and shipping executives attended a town hall meeting to discuss a special task force report on improving Port Newark's performance.
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Plainfield Steps Up Food Establishment Inspections

7-15-14
After hundreds of restaurants went years without required inspections in Plainfield, the city's Health Department has made the practice a priority.

Longtime Congressman Robert Roe died at 90

7-15-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A longtime New Jersey congressman known for his commitment to public works projects has died. Robert Roe was 90 when he passed away on Tuesday, said his nephew, Bobby Roe. A Democrat, Roe entered the House of Representatives in ...

Advocates sue New Jersey, Rutgers for calculations

7-15-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Affordable housing advocates have sued Gov. Chris Christie's administration and Rutgers University, accusing them of hiding calculations used to determine how much housing each town should provide for lower-income people. Fair ...

Chris Christie releases mock movie trailer

7-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is channeling Hollywood in his push for more cuts to state workers' benefits. The governor's office released a trailer Tuesday for a fake summer blockbuster movie titled, "No Pain. No Gain." The trailer ...