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David Caplan
April 26, 2019 - 3:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mississippi's state flag was not raised at Liberty State Park Friday after New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy banned it because it features the Confederate battle emblem. It's an annual tradition that flags from every state go up in the park; they went up Friday and will remain...
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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 - 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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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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FILE - In this July 31, 2005 file photo, Boy Scouts salute as they recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Boy Scout Jamboree in Bowling Green, Va. In 2019, financial threats to the Boy Scouts have intensified as multiple states consider adjusting their statute-of-limitations laws so that victims of long-ago child sex-abuse have a chance to seek redress in the courts. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)
Mike Montone
April 23, 2019 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Attorneys in New York have released the names of more than 180 local Boy Scout leaders who have been accused of sexual misconduct with minors. The attorneys are demanding the Boy Scouts of America release their internal listing of all area scout leaders with a history of...
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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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Garter snake
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April 21, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Authorities say they have found an unlikely culprit for a power outage that struck a New Jersey hotel a week ago: a snake.
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George Washington Bridge
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April 17, 2019 - 7:01 am
FORT LEE, N.J. (1010 WINS) — Two NJ congressman will announce legislation Thursday that could cut federal funding to New York or the MTA if New Jersey drivers are forced to pay two tolls for one trip into Manhattan. Democratic Congressmen Josh Gottheimer and Bill Pascrell will introduce the bill,...
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