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New Jersey Looks At ‘Yes Means Yes’ College Policy

A new proposal in New Jersey makes it the latest state moving to require college campuses to define when “yes means yes” in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults.

19 hours ago

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NJ Assemblyman Wants To Add Exemption On State’s Tax And Budget Increases Cap

A New Jersey legislator wants to expand exemptions to the state’s two-percent cap.

11/23/2014

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Watson Coleman Makes History With New Jersey Win

A New Jersey representative-elect will make history when she takes the oath of office in January, becoming the first black woman to represent the state in Congress.

11/09/2014

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NJ Man Found Fatally Shot Behind Wheel Of Minivan

Authorities say a man was found shot to death behind the wheel of a minivan that was still running on a Trenton street.

10/19/2014

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Advocates Make Push To Legalize Marijuana In NJ

Dozens of activists and community members gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana.

10/19/2014

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2 Wounded When Shooters Open Fire On Car In Trenton

Two people sitting in a car were wounded when two people approached their vehicle and started shooting.

10/18/2014

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NJ Official Who Supports Sports Betting Happy Ban Could Soon End In Garden State

State Senator Raymond Lesniak of North Jersey first sponsored sports betting legislation eight-years ago and has been fighting for it ever since.

10/18/2014

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New Jersey Tries Another Tack To Gain Sports Betting

This time, New Jersey lawmakers see a loophole, planning to partially repeal the state ban and allow casinos and racetracks to proceed without regulation.

10/15/2014

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Man Arrested For Impersonating NJ Cop, Assaulting Woman

A man police say told a clerk at a store in Trenton, New Jersey he was a cop, then assaulted her, has been arrested.

08/24/2014

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NJ Supreme Court To Decide If Leaving Child In Car Is Bad Parenting Or Criminal

Is it child abuse if someone leaves a toddler in a car to run into a store? That’s a question the New Jersey Supreme Court is going to take on.

07/24/2014

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NJ Lawmaker Who Faced DUI Wants Police Car Cameras

For Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, putting video cameras in new police cars became personal two years ago.

07/19/2014

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Ceremonies Mark 350th Anniversary of Founding of New Jersey

Bet you didn’t know this is New Jersey’s 350th anniversary. Most people in the Garden State don’t.

06/24/2014

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Purple Hearts Belonging To 3 NJ Vets Returned

A group has returned lost Purple Heart medals belonging to three World War II veterans from New Jersey.

05/26/2014

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Advocates Make Push To Legalize Marijuana In NJ

Dozens have gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana.

04/20/2014

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Push In NJ To Tax Electronic Cigarettes Not Met With Open Arms

There’s a good deal of attention in New Jersey centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.

04/18/2014

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