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  • Court rules for township: Mathis will not be reinstated as chief

    Court rules for township: Mathis will not be reinstated as chief

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:52:06 GMT
    Superior Court Judge Mark Cirocca ruled Thursday in favor of the Township of Berkeley Heights and Mayor Joe Bruno in their case against former Police Chief Mike Mathis, who will not be reinstated to his position. In his decision, Cirocco stated that Mathis failed to demonstrate "by clear and convincing evidence" that Bruno lacked the authority to unilaterally accept Mathis' resignation as set forth in the protocols of the Berkeley Heights Township Municipal Code.
    Superior Court Judge Mark Cirocca ruled Thursday in favor of the Township of Berkeley Heights and Mayor Joe Bruno in their case against former Police Chief Mike Mathis, who will not be reinstated to his position. In his decision, Cirocco stated that Mathis failed to demonstrate "by clear and convincing evidence" that Bruno lacked the authority to unilaterally accept Mathis' resignation as set forth in the protocols of the Berkeley Heights Township Municipal Code.
  • Montclair State University to make SAT & ACT scores optional

    Montclair State University to make SAT & ACT scores optional

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:20:34 GMT
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    Montclair State University (MSU) announced Tuesday that it will join the ranks of more than 800 of the nation’s leading colleges and universities and make the SAT/ACT test an optional requirement for all applicants seeking undergraduate admission. This announcement makes MSU the first public university in New Jersey do so.
    Montclair State University (MSU) announced Tuesday that it will join the ranks of more than 800 of the nation’s leading colleges and universities and make the SAT/ACT test an optional requirement for all applicants seeking undergraduate admission. This announcement makes MSU the first public university in New Jersey do so.
  • Shooting at NJ Transit station

    Shooting at NJ Transit station

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:53:14 GMT
    Police were investigating a shooting at the NJ Transit train station in Elizabeth, N.J. on Friday morning.  It apparently happened around 4:30 a.m. The victim was shot in the leg in an apparent robbery.
    Police were investigating a shooting at the NJ Transit train station in Elizabeth, N.J. on Friday morning.  It apparently happened around 4:30 a.m. The victim was shot in the leg in an apparent robbery.
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  • Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial

    Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:54:45 GMT
    The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
    A defense lawyer is attacking the credibility of the key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife.
  • House GOP weighs tough new immigration bills

    House GOP weighs tough new immigration bills

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:54:22 GMT
    House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of...
    House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that would clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Kerry condemns 'outrageous' Gaza truce violations

    Kerry condemns 'outrageous' Gaza truce violations

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:54:05 GMT
    The White House says the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be an "absolutely outrageous" action by Hamas.
    The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be a "barbaric" action.
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  • High Cancer Rates Among 9/11 First Responders & Workers

    High Cancer Rates Among 9/11 First Responders & Workers

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:11:33 GMT
    The cancer rate among 9/11 first responders and workers has doubled. 2,500 police officers, firefighters and other workers in the area who were exposed to toxins from the collapse of the World Trade Center have been diagnosed with the deadly disease. This information was released by Mount Sinai Hospital's World Trade Center Health Program, which tracks the health of 37,000 first responders.
    The cancer rate among 9/11 first responders and workers has doubled. 2,500 police officers, firefighters and other workers in the area who were exposed to toxins from the collapse of the World Trade Center have been diagnosed with the deadly disease. This information was released by Mount Sinai Hospital's World Trade Center Health Program, which tracks the health of 37,000 first responders.
  • Bayonne Bridge Construction Battle

    Bayonne Bridge Construction Battle

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:58:29 GMT
    Living under the Bayonne Bridge hasn't exactly been picture perfect in recent years. Lately, there have been unexpected damages to local resident’s homes due to the ongoing bridge construction. There has been noise, windows vibrating, sewage ruptures, and flooding in basements that have, up until now, been bone dry. Local resident, Kim Hennings explains her home’s damages. "Our home has been flooded, the basement on three separate occasions to varying degrees. 
    Living under the Bayonne Bridge hasn't exactly been picture perfect in recent years. Lately, there have been unexpected damages to local resident’s homes due to the ongoing bridge construction. There has been noise, windows vibrating, sewage ruptures, and flooding in basements that have, up until now, been bone dry. Local resident, Kim Hennings explains her home’s damages. "Our home has been flooded, the basement on three separate occasions to varying degrees. 
  • Governor Christie Calls Legislative Session On Bail Reform

    Governor Christie Calls Legislative Session On Bail Reform

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:53:48 GMT
    Governor Chris Christie recently called for a special legislative session in that State House in Trenton regarding bail reform.Christie made remarks prior to this session, where he noted that the current system is in a crisis. Therefore, the need for bail reform is now! The Senates voted 30-0 to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot. 
    Governor Chris Christie recently called for a special legislative session in that State House in Trenton regarding bail reform.Christie made remarks prior to this session, where he noted that the current system is in a crisis. Therefore, the need for bail reform is now! The Senates voted 30-0 to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot. 
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  • Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial

    Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:54:45 GMT
    The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
    A defense lawyer is attacking the credibility of the key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife.
  • Plans underway to retrieve Americans with Ebola

    Plans underway to retrieve Americans with Ebola

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:53:14 GMT
    Plans are underway to bring back one of the two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Africa.
    Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.
  • Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

    Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:24:52 GMT
    Marijuana-infused brownies and other treats for sale in Colorado come with all kinds of warning labels.
    Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.
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