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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, ...

NJ GOP candidates not in special election

4-4-14
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Four Republicans are running in a primary for New Jersey's 1st Congressional District, but none of them submitted papers to run in a special election to fill the seat from November through January. Petitions were due Monday ...
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Christie Holds 117th Town Hall in Sayreville

4-3-14
Gov. Christie was in Sayreville for his latest town hall.
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Sen. Beck: State Will Invest More in Education Aid

4-3-14
Sen. Jennifer Beck says this year the state will invest more state aid money in education than ever before, according to the budget numbers.
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Shark River Dredging Project Worries Some Residents

4-3-14
Some who live near Shark River are worried about contaminated silt that would be dredged in a proposed project.