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New rule for mammograms in New Jersey

5-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Women in New Jersey who have mammograms will now get a letter informing them about breast density. New Jersey on Thursday joined 14 other states in requiring radiologists to tell their patients that dense breasts can mask ...

Audit faults Belmar’s Sandy cleanup

5-1-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Auditors are recommending the Federal Emergency Management Agency withhold $523,000 in disaster aid from a Jersey shore town for the cost of cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy. The Homeland Security Inspector General's Office ...
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Disaster Drill Helps Officials Prepare for Category 4 Hurricane

4-30-14
More than 100 emergency responders participated in a disaster drill in Morris County to prepare for a Category 4 hurricane.
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In Newark, Mayoral Candidates Are a Study in Contrast

4-30-14
Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries held separate endorsement events that highlighted their differences in their bids to become Newark mayor.

GOP presidential hopefuls met with donors on sly

4-30-14
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Far from public scrutiny, Republican presidential hopefuls and high-powered donors met last month at a five-star resort in Georgia to discuss the midterm elections, foreign policy and the economy. Other national political and ...
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COAH Meets for First Time in a Year

4-30-14
The Council on Affordable Housing met the day before a court-imposed deadline to issue new regulations.
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Courage to Connect NJ Director: Towns and School Districts Are Consolidating

4-30-14
Courage to Connect NJ Executive Director Gina Genovese says that municipalities and school districts have been consolidating and that more may occur.

Official admits he improperly used town equipment

4-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A town official in a northern New Jersey community has admitted he improperly used township equipment on a construction project being done by his own private firm. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced ...

Judge upholds NJ suit over veteran death benefits

4-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge in New Jersey will allow military families to pursue their lawsuit over death benefits for disabled veterans whose insurance lapsed. The families say Prudential Insurance Co. failed to warn former soldiers their policies ...

FEMA extends flood insurance claims deadline

4-30-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey residents and businesses are getting an additional six months to add losses to their National Flood Insurance Program claims after Superstorm Sandy. The decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency was ...