Ras Baraka

usa today
Kimberly Dole
August 26, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey officials announced that the city will receive a $120 million bond that will speed up the replacement of lead water removal of lead on a faster track. The money will cut the time to replace the 18,000 led pipes from eight to ten years, to 24-30 months. Mayor Ras Baraka...
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usa today
Kimberly Dole
August 19, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) – There will be at least another month of emergency bottled water being distributed, Mayor Ras Baraka said in an interview Sunday morning. This was the first indication given on the amount of time the 14,000 homes would continue to rely on alternate drinking water. “It’s...
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Newark vigil shooting Jayla Green
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January 28, 2019 - 7:20 am
The mayor of Newark is calling on the public to come forward to help solve the shooting that wounded four girls and women, one critically, during a candlelight vigil.
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October 24, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The former treasurer for Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's election campaign is headed to prison for embezzling more than $220,000 by writing phony checks in the names of consultants and vendors for services that were never performed. Frederick Murphy Jr. received a 30-month sentence...
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