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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed an extension of two tax incentive programs that are the subject of a state investigation.
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Tap water (Getty)
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Testing to see if city-issued filters are removing enough lead from Newark's water will last a few more weeks.
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MTV VMAs
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Erica Brosnan
August 23, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Newark is gearing up to host this year’s MTV Video Music Awards and police are telling residents to prepare for nightmarish traffic conditions.
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NYC Election Day
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Joe Avellar
August 23, 2019 - 6:53 pm
There’s only two months left before Election Day and New York is having a slew of issues with setting up voting for those who want to get it done early.
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Meadowlands Ski Slope
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Steve Burns
August 23, 2019 - 5:45 pm
A new paint job is coming to what was once called “the ugliest damn building in New Jersey” and residents are being invited to help create the new design.
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NRA
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Sophia Hall
August 23, 2019 - 5:12 pm
A fundraiser for the National Rifle Association is set for next month on Long Island and at least one Democratic lawmaker is hoping the venue will cancel the event.
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Vernon dirt pile
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Steve Burns
August 23, 2019 - 4:06 pm
A judge ruled Thursday that there is illegal dumping still happening at a home in New Jersey.
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Classroom
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A New Jersey school district has agreed not to use training methods promoted by a group that stresses gender differences and holds positions including that girls don't perform as well on timed tests as boys because they are threatened by pressure and that boys are bored more easily. The West...
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Elevator Death
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Joe Avellar
August 23, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Residents are still visibly shaken in the Gramercy Park apartment building where a man was crushed by an elevator.
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Sen. Chris Murphy
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Sean Adams
August 23, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A Senate Democrat leading the charge for new gun control measures is skeptical his recent talks with President Donald Trump will bear fruit.
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