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Wildwood gets a new logo

4-7-14
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Wildwood has replaced the "W'' tree with the "Wildwood Wave" in the southern New Jersey town's new logo. The tree represented holly trees with branches shaped like the letter W that once grew along Five Mile Beach. They were ...

Christie spokesman leaves for Brown campaign

4-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former spokesman for Gov. Chris Christie has left to work for a U.S. Senate campaign in New Hampshire. Colin Reed worked in Christie's communications office for about a year. The Record (http://bit.ly/1spdIdY) reports Reed ...

NJ shore town in bid to leave school district

4-6-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — A battle over a school district involving one of New Jersey's most famous shore communities could be decided by voters. Cape May is seeking to leave the school district it shares with Lower Township and West Cape May. Cape ...

Task force to study online gambling, sports bets

4-5-14
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is leading a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states. Allen Godfrey, executive director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, is ...

Newark after Booker: City faces takeover threat

4-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington. Since Cory Booker's departure, a bold reform plan for the state-run school system has hit a snag. The police ...
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Legislative Committee to Meet Again Amid Questions of Cost and Partisanship

4-4-14
The Legislative Committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures is scheduled to meet for the first time since February amid questions of cost and Partisanship.
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Federal Government Audits Some Ocean County Towns

4-4-14
Little Egg Harbor and Beach Haven have been audited by the Federal Government for Sandy Aid that they received.
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Political Roundtable: April 4, 2014

4-4-14
Republican Strategist Roger Bodman and Democratic Strategist Brendan Gill discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

NJ supply company owner admits lying to EPA

4-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A co-owner of a New Jersey company supplying industrial pipes, valves and fittings has admitted to lying to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials during a debarment hearing. The Department of Justice says Victor Boski ...

Man arrested in torching mayoral candidate’s bus

4-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An arrest has been made in connection with the torching of a campaign bus belonging to a Newark mayoral candidate. The Essex County prosecutor's office says Michael Benkowski was arrested Friday. He is faces charges of arson, ...