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Tapes: No deaths, injuries from NJ bridge traffic

2-13-14
EDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A traffic jam deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie's staff that caused days of gridlock in northern New Jersey appeared not to lead to anyone's death or seriously compromise their medical care. An ...

19 states to help challenge New Jersey gun law

2-12-14
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is leading a coalition of 19 states that are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow them to submit a brief supporting a New Jersey man challenging that state's concealed weapons law. A three-judge panel of the 3rd ...

Deadline set for convicted Trenton mayor

2-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge is giving the mayor of New Jersey's capital city 12 days to make a case for why he should not be thrown out of office after being found guilty of corruption. Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was convicted last week of taking ...
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Christie Updates Sandy Victims on Voucher Program

2-12-14
Gov. Christie visited Toms River to give an update on the Sandy Working Families Living Expenses Voucher Program. He also defended how his administration has handled distribution of Sandy aid.
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Christie Attorney Has Requested To Speak With Mayors, Kelly and Wildstein

2-12-14
Gov. Chris Christie's attorney has requested to speak with Hoboken and Fort Lee mayors along with other subpoenaed individuals. Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron explains.
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Newark Mayor’s Race Experiences Major Shakeup

2-12-14
Newark mayoral candidates Anibal Ramos and Darrin Sharif ended their campaigns, making way for a two-man race in May.

NY/NJ port container terminals closed on Thursday

2-12-14
NEW YORK (AP) — All container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be closed on Thursday due to a winter storm that is expected to dump up to a foot of snow in the metropolitan area. The Port Authority says it will release gate ...
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Currie Says Christie Has Been Distracted and Has Not Addressed Scandal

2-12-14
State Democratic Chair John Currie says Gov. Chris Christie has been distracted and has not addressed the GWB lane closure controversy.
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NJ Chamber President Says Winter Weather is Impacting Business

2-12-14
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Bracken says that the weather this winter is having an impact of New Jersey's businesses.

North NJ mayor dies after collapsing at town hall

2-12-14
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The longtime mayor of a northern New Jersey town has died after collapsing in his office at Town Hall. Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon. Officials say ...