New Jersey

Triatomines aka the 'kissing bug'
Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
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April 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- And now a warning about the 'kissing bug'. It's a bloodsucking creature known to scientists as triatomines. They tend to bight around the eyes and mouth. RELATED: Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining Beware: Disease-carrying 'kissing bug'...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 25, 2019 - 5:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law two bills aimed at helping student loan borrowers facing financial hardships. The Democrat signed the bills Thursday at his Trenton office. One measure permits borrowers in financial straits to pay 10 percent of their monthly...
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April 25, 2019 - 5:19 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A fire at a Jersey City scrapyard has sent plumes of think black smoke into the sky, making it visible from as far away as Brooklyn. "Due to emergency personnel operating at a two alarm fire located in Jersey City, NJ, residents in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten...
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Lyft file.
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April 25, 2019 - 1:02 pm
CLARK, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a rideshare driver and a female passenger were stabbed and seriously injured by a male passenger who then drove off but was captured when he crashed on the Garden State Parkway. The attack occurred in Clark around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The 47-year-old Lyft driver had...
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Cory Booker
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David Caplan
April 24, 2019 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker released ten-years-worth of his tax returns late Wednesday afternoon on his website . According to his 2018 tax return, the total for "wages, salaries, tips, etc." was $152,639 In 2017, that figure was $154,450...
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David Caplan
April 24, 2019 - 5:03 pm
BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday that he and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have reached an agreement that Garden State drivers will not be double-taxed under the Manhattan congestion pricing plan. Under the deal, New Jersey drivers will get credit...
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April 24, 2019 - 4:26 pm
NEWARK (1010 WINS) -- Bridget Anne Kelly, former Gov. Chris Christie's deputy chief of staff who became a central figure in the infamous "Bridgegate" scandal, was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal judge to 13 months in prison for her role in shutting down lanes to the George Washington Bridge...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 24, 2019 - 2:44 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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Measles vaccine
Roman Didkivskyi
April 23, 2019 - 7:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — If you ate at Rosalita’s Roadside Cantina in Englishtown, New Jersey on April 19 between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., you might have been exposed to the measles, says the New Jersey Department of Health. A @MiddlesexCntyNJ resident may have exposed individuals to #measles at a @...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy needs to do more to make good on promises to help the environment, a group of environmental groups, many of which endorsed him, said Monday. Nine groups accused the first-term governor and the Democrat-led Legislature of not moving...
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