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CHRISTIE ADDRESSES SCHUNDLER FIRING

Gov. Chris Christie is trying to move on from the “Race to the Top” problem that left Education Commissioner Bret Schundler fired. Christie says that Schundler lied to him and that is why he attacked the federal government and President Barack Obama. Schundler said he never told the Governor that …

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COLLEGE FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN COLLEGE STUDENTS

Today, US Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded various institutions of higher education in New Jersey $4,128,469 in funding under the Student Support Services Program, to provide academic and other support to low-income, first-generation, or disabled college students. “Education is …

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7 AM ADVISORY RELEASED FOR HURRICANE EARL

  Hurricane Earl continues to slow and is taking a track more towards North Carolina. The storm continues to be predicted to likely pass by New Jersey and remain out to sea. The National Weather Service is calling for the storm to pass by New Jersey late Friday at this …

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HURRICANE EARL SLOWS, FORECAST TO STAY OFF COAST

Hurricane Earl has just passed by Puerto Rico and is making its way up the East Coast. Forecasters currently believe the storm will stay out to the sea because of a low front that will be moving into the area by Thursday or Friday. Earl has slowed off its initial projections …

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VINELAND: POLICE LOOKING FOR HOME INVASION/SHOOTING SUSPECTS

A man was shot during a home invasion. Vineland police say Ephraim Rodriguez was airlifted to Cooper University Hospital on Friday evening. Police are looking for three men who were involved in the home invasion. The victim reported he believed the three alleged suspects were Hispanic. The incident took place on …

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FORMER VINELAND OFFICER INDICTED FOR ASSAULT AND GUN CHARGES

A former Vineland police officer has been indicted on assault charges. Brian Hinkle was indicted on Friday for the 2009 incident when he allegedly took 45-caliber semi-automatic pistol and pointed it at police officers. A search done of the home found just over 250 guns. Hinkle faces gun possession charges …

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VINELAND: TWO PIECES OF WORLD TRADE CENTER ARRIVE

An application for a piece of the World Trade Center debris came through for Vineland. The Daily Journal reports that two pieces of a steel beam were delivered to be placed in city hall. An employee at city hall there had his son die in the Sept. 11 attacks, and the …

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CASH REGISTER STOLEN FROM DUNKIN DONUTS IN VINELAND

A cash register was taken from a Dunkin’ Donuts. Vineland Police say the surveillance cameras at the store were spray painted black by someone and the burglary took place without any video. It is estimated that $500 was in the register. The incident took place during the early morning hours …

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SCHUNDLER: ADMITS MISTAKE, DISPUTES CHRISTIE

Former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler says he was wrong. In an interview with the Star-Ledger, Schundler admits he made a mistake in submitting New Jersey’s “Race to the Top” application without the proper data. Schundler did tell the paper that he did not mislead Gov. Chris Christie though about the …

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COAST GUARD WARNS BOATERS AHEAD OF EARL

The Coast Guard is urging mariners to heed warnings as Hurricane Earl is expected to affect the mid-Atlantic region between North Carolina and New Jersey Thursday and Friday. As Earl approaches, the Coast Guard urges people to be mindful of the following safety messages: – Anticipate bridge closures. Mariners are advised that during strong …

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