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Breaking News: Troubled aftermath of Superstorm Sandy a year later
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-10-31 11:34:15 -0700 | political-news

A year ago, the weather systems that would eventually become Superstorm Sandy were working their way from Cuba, Canada and Jamaica to the United States. Sandy slammed into US shores on Oct. 29. The devastating winds and torrential rains blasted...
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Breaking News: Cory Booker wins New Jersey US Senate seat by slimmer than expected margin
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-10-21 14:42:14 -0700 | political-news

Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, was elected US senator from New Jersey Wednesday evening in a special election filling the seat held by Democrat Frank Lautenberg, who died in June at age 89. Booker defeated Republican Steve Lonegan, a...
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Breaking News: Would the real Cory Booker please stand up?
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | political-news

In 2005, the documentary Street Fight came out, which chronicled Cory Booker's unsuccessful bid for Newark mayor in 2002. It was released just in time for his second attempt to dethrone the long-time mayor, Sharpe James, who was later indicted...
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Breaking News: Cory Booker's opponent Steve Lonegan delusional on chances of winning Senate race
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:03:07 -0700 | political-news

The Republican candidate for the Senate from New Jersey, Steve Lonegan, has an uphill fight in his bid to defeat Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker. A conservative columnist for the National Review conceded defeat in a pro-Steve Lonegan piece, saying,...
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Breaking News: US Democratic Senate hopeful  Cory Booker wins New Jersey primary
   
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | political-news

It was not that long ago that a Senate hopeful from Illinois gave the inspirational keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, and Democrats knew they were witnessing history. The speaker was Barack Obama, who won his race...
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Breaking News: GOP big guy Chris Christie takes the weight-loss plunge with bypass surgery
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-05-24 01:08:48 -0700 | political-news

Outspoken New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has joked about his weight on late night talk shows, told Barbara Walters that his size should not be an issue if he were interested in running for president and even told a doctor...
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Breaking News: What made NJ Gov. Chris Christie keep his ‘Gastric Band Surgery' secret?
   
Posted by: NadeemIftekhar

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-05-24 01:19:04 -0700 | political-news

In February this year, the New Jersey Governor Christopher James “Chris” Christie reportedly underwent gastric band surgery; however the operation, urged by his family; was kept secret by the 50-year-old. During the surgery aimed on losing weight; Chris was placed...
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Breaking News: Chris Christie: Obama 'kept promises' on Hurricane Sandy as climate costs rise
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-05-02 12:49:47 -0700 | political-news

Governor Chris Christie was slammed by Republicans for giving President Obama credit for his swift response to the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Sandy late last year. It’s also most likely the reason he got snubbed by the conservative conference...
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Breaking News: MSM complicit and irresponsible in not reporting on the prostitution story involving NJ Senator Bob Menendez
   
Posted by: Redhanded

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-02-04 15:34:22 -0800 | political-news

The sex scandal involving Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has been circulating since back in April of 2012 and has even gotten into the hands of a couple of investigative reporters at ABC News where it apparently went to die. When...
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Breaking News: Drawing of slave woman having sex with master draws fire, reconciliation
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | political-news

According to a recent report by the Newark Star-Ledger, Newark Library has decided to leave uncovered a controversial drawing that originally sparked protests and complaints from staffers and the public. Displayed in the library’s second-floor reference room, the drawing, which...
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Breaking News: NRA's ad hits President Obama below the belt
   
Posted by: Mary Grace Keiner

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-01-21 12:33:55 -0800 | political-news

President Obama's toughest foe against his gun control law just hits him below the belt, when NRA's ad dragged the President's children. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie strongly condemned NRA's ad, which politically mentioned one's public figure children, like President...
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Breaking News: Newark's Booker offers $1,000 for turning in illegal gun-owning neighbors (Video)
   
Posted by: VeronicaS

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-01-10 14:06:06 -0800 | political-news

As the gun debate rages on after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, many measures -- some controversial -- are being implemented in states across the US. One that is being talked about is from Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J....
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Breaking News: New Jersey woman accuses husband of plot to blow up jetliner
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:02:59 -0700 | political-news

As if the East Coast has not suffered enough this year, an obviously disturbed New Jersey woman falsely accused her husband of planning to blow up an airplane at the Newark Airport on Saturday. The threat was made to Newark...
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Breaking News:  Mayor Booker’s one week on food stamps: Self-serving stunt or spotlight for change?
   
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:07 -0700 | political-news

I am always leery when high-profile folks take on “causes” for short periods of time: You know, living like others do in the name of undergoing the same experiences. Remember talk show host Tyra Banks’s “fat suit” or “homeless living”...
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Breaking News: Newark Mayor to go on food stamps for a week
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Newark :: NJ :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:07 -0700 | political-news

Mayor Cory Booker pf Newark, N.J., has today confirmed that he will live on nothing but food stamps the week of Dec. 4-11. Booker decided to take the “food stamp challenge” after tweeting with a woman who calls herself TwitWit....
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