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DHS Unannounced School Shooting Drill Terrifies Students And Staff

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DHS is conducting unannounced school shooting drills, and some students are left terrified from the experience. The Department of Homeland Security conducted a school shooter lockdown at the Glen Ridge High School in New Jersey last week. Only school superintendent Dr. John Mucciolo and Polic Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattutta knew about the active shooter drill. The… Read more »

Tesla Vs. Chris Christie: Innovative Company Barred From Sales In New Jersey

Tesla vs. Chris Christie

Tesla Motors, the cutting-edge automaker which has led the way in manufacturing and marketing all-electric, battery-powered cars, can no longer sell its innovative and environmentally friendly vehicles in New Jersey, thanks a recent state rule change backed by Governor Chris Christie. Tesla has two dealerships in New Jersey, both of them owned directly by the… Read more »

Gun Control: New Jersey Going Forward With High-Capacity Magazine Ban

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has changed his mind about the state’s high-capacity magazine ban. Last year State Senator Sweeney was a vocal proponent of the gun control law which angered Second Amendment supporters. Now, the lawmaker has reconsidered enacting additional and more stringent limits on magazines gun owners can possess. Beginning last Spring… Read more »

Minimum Wage To Jump To $10 An Hour Sooner Than Expected?

Minimum Wage Increase

It’s obvious that money makes the world go ’round. The issue with that is, business today are trying to save money more and more. That means, they pay the workers as little as they can. Over time, businesses move up prices which allows others to raise prices. So even a discount is a raised item… Read more »

Robin Thicke Is ESPN’s Choice To Light Up Pre-Super Bowl Bash

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Robin Thicke will help further blur the lines between sports and pop music January 31, when he will be the featured entertainment at ESPN’s 10th annual pre-Super Bowl party, The Hollywood Reporter says. This year, the annual event has been “rebranded” as ESPN The Party. Fans whose invitations must have been lost in the mail… Read more »

Gun Control: Graves Act Mandates BB Gun Registration

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BB gun control laws in New Jersey could make the classic childhood took a thing of the past. The popular youth guns may be gathering dust on store shelves in the Garden State due the enactment of the Graves Act. The law requires BB guns to be registered and subject to the exact same laws… Read more »

New Jersey Mayor Puts The Christmas Back In Tree [Video]

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A New Jersey mayor has ditched the town’s “holiday tree” for a “Christmas tree.” In an interview with Fox and Friends, mayor David Fried of Robbinsville, NJ said he finally felt that all the political correctness had gone too far and “enough was enough”. Back in 2007, due to complaints from citizens, the town changed… Read more »

2013: The Year Black Friday Invades Thanksgiving Dinner

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Well folks, 2013 is the year. The year that Black Friday officially invades Thanksgiving. We all knew it was coming sooner or later. In what is almost certainly certain to signal a chain reaction of similar initiatives throughout the country, New Jersey’s Rockaway Townsquare Mall has bitten the bullet and become the first (so far… Read more »

RadioShack Employee Detects Sarcasm, K.O.’s Customer

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The excessively sarcastic among us have to know that they’re more obnoxious than clever, but even still, it takes a rare combination of raw nerves and well-timed snark to warrant a wild haymaker to the face. But the chemistry was all there last week at a RadioShack in Parsippany, N.J. Police there said that they… Read more »

Seaside Heights Boardwalk Fire Caused By Electrical Mishap

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Seaside, NJ – Last week’s massive fire that destroyed New Jersey’s beloved Seaside Heights boardwalk was caused by a simple electrical problem, authorities reported Tuesday. An official spoke to MSN earlier today on the condition of anonymity, revealing the cause of the fire ahead of the planned 2 pm news conference during which authorities were… Read more »

NJ, PA Report First Cases Of West Nile Virus

NJ, PA See First West Nile Virus Reports of the year.

West Nile virus has shown up in various counties around Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A Burlington County, NJ man was the first person in the state to be diagnosed this year, according to CBS. The 55-year old man was gardening when he was bitten by an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes captured and tested from Hanover Township,… Read more »

New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes Gun Ban

NJ Governor Vetoes Gun Ban

Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed eleven gun-control measures that were all passed by the state legislature in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. It did not take long for him to change his tune. On late Friday, Christie vetoed a gun ban that he initially supported. The Democratic legislature from the… Read more »

Bon Jovi Donates $1 Million To Hurricane Sandy Relief [Video]

Bon Jovi donates $1 million

Singer Jon Bon Jovi has donated $1 million to the hurricane Sandy New Jersey relief fund. The announcement was made on the rocker’s website in conjunction with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, who is chair of the fund. A ceremony to announce the donation took place at… Read more »

Chris Christie Not Expecting Much From Next Election

Chris Christie is on vacay in Puerto Rico while New Jersey is shoveling snow

  Chris Christie is a busy guy lately, making a handful of controversial decisions while he organizes his playlists on Spotify. But the otherwise-popular New Jersey governor knows he’s a firebrand, and even admitted recently that he doesn’t expect to win by all that much in the next election. This November, Christie will be facing… Read more »

New Jersey Sinkhole Swallows Man On A Forklift

Warehouse Sinkhole

A New Jersey sinkhole swallowed a worker and his forklift on Monday. Authorities were summoned to a warehouse in East Rutherford after the man and the machine fell into the hole that opened up yesterday afternoon. The building was immediately evacuated. The injured worker has been identified as Bronx resident Danny Rodriguez. After rescuers managed… Read more »