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February 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shake hands during a news conference in New York. Cuomo and de Blasio trumpeted Amazon's decision to build a $2.5 billion campus in the Queens borough of New York as a major coup. Neither one expected the near immediate local backlash that would cause Amazon to cancel their plans on Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
February 16, 2019 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon...
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Recreational Marijuana
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February 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm
New Jersey has taken a major step forward legalizing recreational marijuana.
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Brian Simonsen tribute
February 16, 2019 - 12:38 pm
A second suspect has been charged in the robbery that led to the friendly fire killing of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.
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Lori Alhadeff
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February 16, 2019 - 12:08 pm
This week marked the first anniversary of the murders of 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school. One of the victims is a former Bergen County resident, and her mother is pushing to make school's safer in the wake of the tragedy.
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February 15, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to close three New York state prisons and make other cost-cutting moves.
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School bus
February 15, 2019 - 6:32 pm
A Connecticut town has agreed to settle two lawsuits that alleged a student with behavioral problems sexually assaulted two other students on separate occasions on a school bus.
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February 15, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York has released the names of more than 100 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over the diocese's 166-year-history.
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Gov. Phil Murphy Amazon to Newark
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
February 15, 2019 - 5:29 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is asking Amazon to take a second look at the state’s largest city for the location of their second headquarters now that the online retailer has backed out of plans to move to New York City.
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NJ Transit Bus
Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com
February 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A man who allegedly attacked and robbed a pregnant New Jersey Transit bus driver while she was on duty last month is now facing charges.
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