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NJ Replacing Lead Pipes
City of Newark
Kevin Rincon
January 14, 2020 - 10:48 am
Newark is working to curb lead in the drinking water by replacing lead pipes around the city.
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Kristie Keleshian
December 19, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Officials in Newark announced Thursday that the city has seen some of the lowest crime rates in decades.
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Newark water problem
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Mack Rosenberg
December 18, 2019 - 3:30 pm
A new report suggests Newark officials knew about problems in the water years ago and that there were several red flags that were ignored.
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Homeless
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Kimberly Dole
December 18, 2019 - 8:18 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Jersey City is the next city to join Newark in a federal lawsuit challenging "Special One-Time Assistance” (SOTA) a New York City program that relocates homeless people across the Hudson River. The initiative launched in 2017 has moved nearly 12-hundred families to...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 10, 2019 - 12:45 pm
A 15-year-old is dead and an 11-year-old is hospitalized following a stabbing in Newark.
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NY/NJ mayors
Marla Diamond
December 10, 2019 - 7:26 am
New York City agreed Monday to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark following complaints of deplorable living conditions.
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Homeless
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Rich Lamb
December 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Elizabeth is joining Newark in suing New York City over its controversial homeless relocation plan, the Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program, which ships homeless people to New Jersey cities.
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Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended a controversial program that relocates homeless individuals and families out of New York City.
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New York Mayor Bill De Blaso, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
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Rich Lamb
December 04, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced that he will meet with Mayor de Blasio over the controversial program that relocates homeless families in 62 New Jersey localities. The city of Newark is suing after nearly 1,200 families have gone to Newark alone. RELATED: Newark Sues...
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Homeless in subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
The city of Newark is suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio over a program that relocates homeless individuals and families in New Jersey.
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