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Sweeney: A.C. council "not being serious" with plan to cut 2 at-large seats

CAMDEN -- Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Sunday that Atlantic City council is “not being serious” with a proposal to fix the city’s finances.

Murphy: DNC email leak shows "transparency matters"

PHILADELPHIA -- Phil Murphy said Monday that leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show “transparency matters” and said the party will still unite during this week’s Democratic National Convention.

At least 30 arrested at Guns R' Roses concert in New Jersey

EAST RUTHERFORD (AP) — State police say at least 30 people were arrested at a weekend Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey.

N.J. helping quail make comeback

WOODLAND TOWNSHIP — In a forest clearing on a large cranberry farm, field technicians with New Jersey Audubon used electronic equipment to search for bobwhite quail.

With Christie away, Lt. Gov. Guadagno stuck in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — National conventions aren't just about political parties nominating a presidential hopeful. They're also gathering grounds for politicians seeking to move up the political ladder.

How N.J. roadwork shutdown affects local businesses

While Trenton debates how to replenish the state’s transportation trust fund, some South Jersey business owners and residents say they can’t afford to wait much longer for a resolution because it’s costing them cash.

Most New Jersey Democrats fully behind Clinton, but not all

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic delegation heads into Philadelphia this week strongly behind presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, but her primary campaign against Bernie Sanders has left some animosity in its wake.

Christie criticizes Sweeney, Prieto gas-tax deal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The state’s Democratic legislative leaders announced Friday they have agreed on a new plan to fund transportation projects by boosting the state’s gas tax and cutting other taxes, a proposal immediately criticized by Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s office as containing only “vague generalities.”

Judge rules Pleasantville school board needs five votes to hire superintendent

Four votes are not enough for the Pleasantville school board to approve Clarence Alston as its new superintendent, an Atlantic County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

Sweeney promotes school funding plan in underfunded EHT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP _ In an indication of just how under-funded it is, the local school district would get more state aid under both the Fairness Formula proposed by Gov. Chris Christie, and the Formula4Success promoted by Senate President Steve Sweeney.

Christie: I endorsed Trump to help N.J. GOP

BEACHWOOD, OHIO -- Gov. Chris Christie told New Jersey Republicans on Thursday that his early embrace of Donald Trump was about helping the state’s Republican Party.

New Jersey Pokemon Go player rescued from tree

In the latest weird Pokemon Go story, a New Jersey fire department was called to help rescue an enterprising player from a tree.

113-year-old New Jersey woman has title of oldest American

PITTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American.

Ability Fair showcases new tech to help people with disabilities

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — On Wednesday morning, there was a large horse on the front lawn of Stockton University’s Campus Center.

Rutgers increases tuition 1.7 percent

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Tuition at Rutgers University will be a bit more expensive for the upcoming academic year.

Tech Trek promotes science for girls

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ Ariel Jarvie, 13, of Egg Harbor Township wants to study marine biology. So it was no surprise that her favorite part of Tech Trek Camp at Stockton University this week had to do with water.

South Jersey deli owner killed wife while children slept nearby: police

PENNSVILLE (AP) — A South Jersey man is accused of fatally stabbing his wife to death in their apartment while their three children slept nearby.

Ammonia gas to be removed from Vineland plant

VINELAND — South Jersey Ice and Cold Storage’s problematic refrigeration system will be drained of some 5,000 pounds of ammonia gas Wednesday and Thursday.

Stockton University adding new housing for 90 students in Galloway

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ Stockton University is getting some new off-campus student housing this year, but it won’t be in a motel.

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