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Agency: No bias in New Jersey team’s banana prank

10-21-14
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) — The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey says there was insufficient proof that a high school football team's prank was racially motivated. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association ...
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Sports Leagues File Complaint to Stop Sports Betting in NJ

10-20-14
Five major sports entities filed a complaint in federal court to stop a law allowing sports betting in New Jersey.

Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

10-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation's four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey's plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it's due to start. They filed legal papers in federal court in Trenton on Monday, seeking ...

Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

10-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially ...
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Assembly Approves Sports Betting Measure

10-16-14
Members of the Assembly approved legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey. Gov. Christie will now have to decide whether to veto or sign the measure.
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Sayreville HS Anti-Bullying Rating Calls System into Question

10-15-14
Sayreville War Memorial High School had a grade of 71 out of 75 for its anti-bullying efforts from 2011 to 2013, which some say shows the system of self reporting is flawed.
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Concern Artificial Turf Could Cause Cancer

10-15-14
Many are worried that the chemicals used in artificial turf playing fields could cause cancer. Congressman Frank Pallone wants a more thorough investigation conducted.

Ex-NFL star turns down plea bargain in fraud case

10-14-14
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL star and his mother will go to trial next year in a mortgage fraud case after they turned down plea deals that called for state prison terms. Irving Fryar and Allene McGhee rejected the deals Tuesday during a ...

‘Some’ players in hazing case appear in court

10-14-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the seven New Jersey high school football players accused of sexually abusing younger teammates have made their initial court appearances. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey would not tell NJ.com ...

New Jersey Senate approves sports-betting bill

10-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in the state. Lawmakers cast their votes Tuesday afternoon. The measure is the latest in a yearslong effort to authorize sports wagering and ...