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Regional Briefs – June 19, 2019

Police Seek Suspect In Anti-Muslim Graffiti On NYC School NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for a man suspected of spray-painting anti-Muslim graffiti on the doors of a Brooklyn…

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Regional Briefs – June 17, 2019

NY Sen. Schumer: Fix Lake Ontario Infrastructure FAIR HAVEN, N.Y. (AP) — New York Senator Chuck Schumer plans to call on the Army Corps of Engineers to provide funding for repairs…

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Explosion Levels New Jersey Home; 1 Injured

An explosion leveled a home in New Jersey on Monday, injuring the lone occupant, who was pulled from the burning rubble by an off-duty police officer. Heavy flames and a…

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One Third of NJ Adults Can’t Name Their Governor

Almost 18 months after Democrat Phil Murphy took office, a third of New Jersey adults couldn’t identify him as their governor, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll. Twenty-one people…

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NJ Transit Modifies Rail Service Due to Amtrak Repairs

Some New Jersey Transit train passengers are facing changes due to Amtrak track repairs at New York’s Penn Station. Beginning Monday, NJ Transit is temporarily diverting select Midtown Direct trains…

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Regional Briefs – June 16, 2019

Schumer Wants Warship Named for Slain Sailor From New York WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Chuck Schumer wants a warship named for a Navy sailor and married mother of two from…

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Agreement Reached on $93B New York City Budget

New York City’s mayor and City Council have reached a deal on a $93-billion city budget that will put 200 more social workers in schools, retrofit city-owned buildings for energy…

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New York Set to Cut Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

New York is moving closer to eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades. The Democrat-led Assembly voted Thursday to…

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Lawmakers Consider Extending Christie-Era Tax Credits

New Jersey lawmakers are considering measures to extend the state’s expiring business tax incentive programs over Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed overhaul. The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Thursday…

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NYC Extends Moratorium on New Ride-Hail Licenses

New York City is putting more regulations on for-hire vehicles, including extending a moratorium on most new licenses and creating a limit on how much time drivers can cruise in…

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