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Eminent Domain: Elderly Man May Lose Home Over New Jersey Casino Project

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Eminent domain powers may cause an elderly New Jersey man may lose the home his family has owned for 45 years. Charles Birnbaum, 67, does not want to leave the three-story brick walkup in Atlantic City, but he may not have a choice. The New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has included Charles Birnbaum’s… Read more »

New Jersey Police Officers Held In Sexual Assaults On 16-year-Old Girl

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Two New Jersey police officers are in custody today, accused of violating the most basic trust that can be placed in a cop. The two officers, in separate incidents, sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl, according to two simultaneous investigations by the Special Victims Unit in Atlantic County, in the southern region of New Jersey. Andre… Read more »

Teaneck High School: 62 Students Arrested For Senior Prank

62 Teaneck High School Senior's Arrested For Prank

Sixty-two Teaneck high school students have been arrested as a result of senior prank gone wild. According to Fox News, police arrested 62 students from Teaneck high school in New Jersey early Thursday morning. Reports state that police responded to a burglar alarm at the Teaneck high school at two am Thursday morning where they… Read more »

Atheist Group Sues NJ School Over Pledge Of Allegiance

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An atheist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the “under God” phrase in the Pledge of Allegiance. The national humanist group feels the words in the patriotic pledge are discriminatory toward atheist children. The Pledge of Allegiance was filed against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District by the American Humanist Association. The atheist… Read more »

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

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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?

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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 »