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Freehold Borough to Get New School Facilities Despite Two ‘No’ Votes

8-5-16
An historic state ruling just overturned the local voters and ordered Freehold Borough to build new classrooms and other facilities for the overcrowded district.
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New Jersey Welcomes Syrian Refugees

8-5-16
The State Department reports that New Jersey has taken in 194 refugees since last fall, and 80 just in July. Most of the refugees are making their new home in immigrant-rich areas near Jersey City, Elizabeth and Paterson.
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Former NJ AG Discusses Current Choice for Position

8-4-16
Former state Attorney General and state Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero said Christopher Porrino is a "superb choice" to fill the position of New Jersey attorney general.
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Sweeney Calls for NJEA Investigation, Christie Wants Scrutiny of Weinberg, Wisniewski

8-3-16
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron breaks down Senate President Sweeney's accusations against the NJEA and Gov. Christie's against Sen. Weinberg and Assemblyman Wisniewski.
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Senate President Accuses NJEA of Trying to Extort Public Officials

8-3-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the U.S. attorney and New Jersey attorney general to investigate claims that the NJEA is trying to coerce officials into approving a pension ballot question by threatening to withhold political contributions.
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Christie Calls for Investigation into Weinberg, Wisniewski Emails

8-2-16
Gov. Christie questioned the Democratic National Committee's involvement with Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Assemblyman John Wisniewski and wants the legislators to release their emails.
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Former Christie Aide Says She’ll Vote for Hillary Clinton

8-2-16
Maria Comella, a former aide to Gov. Chris Christie, says she will be casting her ballot for Hillary Clinton in the November election.
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CDC Issues Warning After Zika Virus Transmitted by Mosquitoes in Florida

8-2-16
Pregnant women are being given what has been called an unprecedented warning. The CDC is advising them not to travel to areas where the virus is known to be present, including a section of Miami.
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Union Workers Call for Pension Ballot Question

8-1-16
The public pension fund is $44 billion in debt and a bill to put a question on this November’s ballot asking voters for a constitutional amendment that would lock the state into making quarterly payments to replenish the fund by 2020 is gridlocked.
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Rep. Pallone on Tackling Mental Health Issues

8-1-16
Congressman Frank Pallone talks about the need for more mental health services and the need for more doctors to practice psychiatry and psychology.