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No mention of bridge plot in Baroni calendars

5-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The transit agency that operates the George Washington Bridge has turned over more than 1,000 pages of calendar entries and travel records from Gov. Chris Christie's former top appointee. Bill Baroni was forced from his ...

NJ mayors in charity Internet poker tourney

5-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mayors from around New Jersey will come to Atlantic City next week to do what some people say politicians love to do best: play with someone else's money. The mayors will face off next Thursday in an online poker ...

Longport water tower has its smile back

5-16-14
LONGPORT, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey shore town's water tower is smiling again. Workers have finished painting a smiley face on the landmark 125-foot tower in Longport, nearly two years after it vanished in a contract dispute. Mayor Nick Russo tells ...

Christie tells Rowan grads hard work is key

5-16-14
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says that willingness to work hard is the key to a successful life. The governor and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate gave the commencement speech Friday at southern New Jersey's Rowan ...

Christie to campaign in NM for Gov. Martinez

5-16-14
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in New Mexico later this month to campaign for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez as she runs for re-election. Martinez campaign officials announced that Christie would be visiting Carlsbad ...
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Tony Mack Sentenced as Two Mayoral Candidates Prepare for Runoff in Trenton

5-15-14
Former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was sentenced to almost five years in prison for corruption. Now Eric Jackson and Paul Perez prepare for a runoff election June 10 to take the leadership role.
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Camden School District Faces Layoffs Because of $47 Million Deficit

5-15-14
Camden High School students staged a second walkout to protest a plan that would take some of their favorite teachers.
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Pallone Encourages Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

5-15-14
Congressman Frank Pallone was at a CVS in Hazlet to call on other pharmacies to stop selling tobacco products as CVS has promised.
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Fishermen’s Energy COO: Off-Shore Wind Farm Project Will Go to Court

5-15-14
Fisherman's Energy COO and General Counsel Paul Gallagher says that the company is going to have the matter of its off-shore wind farm proposal litigated in court.

Land in Barnegat Bay watershed bought, preserved

5-15-14
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Government officials and a conservation group are buying nearly 300 acres of land in the fragile Barnegat Bay watershed in Jackson Township. The 293-acre tract is being bought for $4.5 million from the developer Hovbilt, Inc. ...