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Former VP Calls NJ Race Country’s Most Important

Former Vice President Joe Biden offered praise for Phil Murphy at an appearance with New Jersey’s Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Sunday, calling the off-year election the most important in the country…

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Lawmaker Wants Sign on BQE When Bridge Goes Up

A Brooklyn lawmaker has contacted city, state and federal agencies to request a sign when a bridge leading to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway goes up. Councilman David Greenfield says that…

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Regional Briefs – May 29, 2017

Police Kill Bear That Was Roaming in Shore Town UNION BEACH, N.J. – Police on Saturday night shot and killed a bear that was roaming through a heavily populated area,…

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Regional Briefs – May 28, 2017

Shark Tagged Since 2012 Detected Off NJ Coast CAPE MAY, N.J. – A great white shark tagged since 2012 was detected Saturday off New Jersey — and she’s not alone,…

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NY Lawmakers Break Before Session’s Final Push

In this week’s New York state government news, lawmakers stretch Memorial Day weekend into a week off, the New York Court of Appeals takes up physician-assisted suicide, and Uber and…

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NYC Urges Expectant Women to Avoid Zika Areas

New York City health officials are launching a campaign to urge women who are expecting to avoid travel to countries with the Zika virus, many of which are in the…

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Regional Briefs – May 25, 2017

Dutch Officials Retrace Steps of Their Forebears KINGSTON, N.Y. – Dutch officials got a taste Wednesday of how their ancestors explored North America 400 years ago, the Daily Freeman reported.…

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Regional Briefs – May 24, 2017

NY Lawmakers Vote to Let Uber, Lyft Start Earlier Upstate ALBANY – New York lawmakers voted Tuesday to let Uber and Lyft begin picking up passengers upstate on June 29,…

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