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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The legislative committee investigating a traffic jam orchestrated by Governor Chris Christie's aides plans to start calling people who work for him to testify beginning next month. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (wiz-NESS'-kee) co-chairs the panel. He would not specify yesterday who might be called, but says no one has been excluded, including the governor.

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department's disbanding of a unit that spied on Muslim neighborhoods could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the intelligence-gathering machinery it set up after 9/11. The department - under its new commissioner, William Bratton - is conducting a unit-by-unit review of its counterterrorism and intelligence programs.

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River. A Burlington County prosecutor says Joann Smith drove onto a boat ramp and into the water Tuesday evening in Florence Township.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Governor Chris Christie and the federal prosecutor investigating political payback allegations involving the Republican's administration are both set to speak at a prisoner re-entry conference today. This is the first public event attended by Christie and U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman since the prosecutor began a criminal investigation into a traffic jam orchestrated by Governor Chris Christie's aides.

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