Newark

Newark water problem
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 4:24 pm
Newark has made significant progress in addressing the high levels of lead in the city’s drinking water.
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High school hallway
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Kevin Rincon
July 01, 2020 - 7:57 pm
The New Jersey State Board of Education voted on Wednesday to return full local control to the Newark School District.
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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Newark has become the latest city to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus.
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Newark police vehicle
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Steve Burns
June 25, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Newark lawmakers on Thursday confirmed millions will be diverted from the city’s public safety budget to transform a police station into a social services hub.
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Newark police vehicle
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 12, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Newark on Friday followed New York City’s lead in slashing funding to the city’s police department in favor of funding youth and social services.
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Newark Skyline
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Kevin Rincon
May 13, 2020 - 8:56 pm
New Jersey’s largest city is trying to help renters get through the COVID-19 crisis without losing their homes.
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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 08, 2020 - 1:46 pm
Newark residents diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who've recovered will be contacted by phone as part of the city's newly unveiled contact tracing program.
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Job Fair
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Mack Rosenberg
April 28, 2020 - 3:40 pm
A Newark program aimed at putting people to work is adapting to a new environment amid the pandemic.
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United Airlines Plane
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
United Airlines is temporarily slashing the number of its flights in and out of New York City-area airports to keep employees safe during the coronavirus outbreak, a top executive told employees on Saturday.
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State troopers Puerto Rico
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Steve Burns
January 26, 2020 - 8:08 pm
Thirty-seven New Jersey State Police troopers are in Puerto Rico to help out following the series of earthquakes there.
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