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New Jersey: State of the United States of America
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. It is located on a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, particularly along the extent of the length of New York City on its western edge; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, and the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states; its biggest city is Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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Sweetgreen Scraps Its Cashless Policy as Criticism Grows

The announcement comes amid a rising backlash to cashless stores, and new laws against them in New Jersey and Philadelphia.
NYTimes.com - Published

Rep. Tom Malinowski weighs in on 2020 race

Rep. Tom Malinowski is weighing in on the 2020 presidential race and the Mueller report. The New Jersey Democrat explains to CBSN why he's supporting Sen. Cory Booker and why he's "not there yet" when..
CBS News - Published

Videos for New Jersey

Man With Gasoline And Lighters Arrested At NYC Cathedral [Video]Man With Gasoline And Lighters Arrested At NYC Cathedral

View 1 more image (Newser) – A potential Notre Dame copycat was arrested Wednesday night after walking into St. Patrick's Cathedral with four gallons of gasoline, lighter fluid, and lighters, police..

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Woman faces jail time in $400K GoFundMe scam [Video]Woman faces jail time in $400K GoFundMe scam

Katelyn McClure of New Jersey faces four years in prison for her role in scamming more than $400,000 from GoFundMe donors. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Cory Booker's 2020 Kickoff Doesn't Receive Big Turnout [Video]Cory Booker's 2020 Kickoff Doesn't Receive Big Turnout

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker held his 2020 kickoff rally in Newark, New Jersey, where he use to be mayor. According to Business Insider, despite good weather, Booker had a low turnout for his kickoff...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Democrats Cory Booker Continues To Create Alliances With Republicans [Video]Democrats Cory Booker Continues To Create Alliances With Republicans

Before advising President Donald Trump,Bill Stepien backed Democrat Cory Booker’s bid for Newark mayor. Bipartisan alliances such as these helped Booker become known in the political world. While it..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Booker tries to jump start presidential campaign [Video]Booker tries to jump start presidential campaign

U.S. Senator Cory Booker launched a two-week national tour on Saturday with a rally in his adopted hometown of Newark, New Jersey, aiming to put momentum behind a presidential campaign stuck in the..

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NJ Sen. Cory Booker Launches Two Week National Tour [Video]NJ Sen. Cory Booker Launches Two Week National Tour

Politico reports Cory Booker has returned to his home state of New Jersey to kick off a new phase of his presidential campaign. The New Jersey senator unveiled his “Justice for All” tour, a..

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Booker heckled by pro-Palestinian protester [Video]Booker heckled by pro-Palestinian protester

Senator Cory Booker's first major campaign rally for his bid to become the Democratic presidential nominee was briefly interrupted by a pro-Palestinian demonstrator who had to be escorted out of the..

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Homeless Man Who Was Part Of GoFundMe Scam Sentenced [Video]Homeless Man Who Was Part Of GoFundMe Scam Sentenced

Gizmodo reports the man at the center of a bizarre GoFundMe campaign conspiracy was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation. Johnny Bobbitt Jr. became famous overnight in October 2017, when Kate..

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Facts About 2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker [Video]Facts About 2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker

Cory Booker is a US Senator from New Jersey who will be running for US president in 2020. He will be running Democratic candidate. He is 49, isn't married, and is dating actress and activist Rosario..

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Jersey City Bill Pushes for Illuminated Rideshare Signs [Video]Jersey City Bill Pushes for Illuminated Rideshare Signs

The ordinance would require drivers for companies like Lyft and Uber to place a well-lit sign in the windshield or dashboard.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Becky Lynch Makes History At WrestleMania [Video]Becky Lynch Makes History At WrestleMania

(CNN)For the first time in WrestleMania's 35-year history, the main event of WWE's flagship show was an all-female affair. Fans from all 50 US states and 68 countries descended on New Jersey's MetLife..

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When Does WrestleMania 35 Start? [Video]When Does WrestleMania 35 Start?

WWE's biggest event of the year returns on Sunday night as WrestleMania 35 takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. As of Sunday morning, the event has 16 matches booked for the..

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A Judge Told A Sexual Assault Victim She Should Have Closed Her Legs. Here's What Happened [Video]A Judge Told A Sexual Assault Victim She Should Have Closed Her Legs. Here's What Happened

An ethics committee has recommended a three-month, unpaid suspension for a New Jersey judge. Superior Court Judge John Russo sits on the bench in Ocean City, southern New Jersey. According to HuffPost,..

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Doctor Convicted Of 'Ski Rage' Attack On 12-Year-Old Boy [Video]Doctor Convicted Of 'Ski Rage' Attack On 12-Year-Old Boy

(Newser) – On Valentine's Day in 2016, a 12-year-old boy on a snowboard ran into a 10-year-old boy on the bunny slope at New Jersey's Mountain Creek ski resort. The 10-year-old's father didn't take..

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Conference With 2020 Dems Starts With Words Of Activist And Convicted Killer Assata Shakur [Video]Conference With 2020 Dems Starts With Words Of Activist And Convicted Killer Assata Shakur

A National Association for the Advancement of Colored People speaker sparked a backlash when he opened a conference in Washington, D.C. with the words of activist and fugitive Assata Shakur, who was..

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In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018 [Video]In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018

April 1 (UPI) -- More cases of measles have been reported four months into 2019 than were reported in all of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. So far, 387 cases have..

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Presidential Hopefuls Could Be Forced to Release Tax Returns [Video]Presidential Hopefuls Could Be Forced to Release Tax Returns

Some state legislatures are proposing laws that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns to have their names on the ballot.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:10Published

N.J. Lawmakers Cancel Vote on Legalizing Marijuana [Video]N.J. Lawmakers Cancel Vote on Legalizing Marijuana

The bill would allow adults 21 years and older to legally purchase and possess up to one ounce of marijuana.

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N.J. Lawmakers to Vote on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana [Video]N.J. Lawmakers to Vote on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The bill would allow adults 21 years and older to legally purchase and possess up to one ounce of marijuana.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Calf captured on NYC expressway [Video]Calf captured on NYC expressway

A calf on the loose slowed traffic on New York's Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx on Tuesday, where it was eventually captured, local media reported. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Accused Mob Boss Killer Wrote Pro-Donald Trump Messages On His Palm Prior To Appearing In Court [Video]Accused Mob Boss Killer Wrote Pro-Donald Trump Messages On His Palm Prior To Appearing In Court

Newser reports that the man charged in the killing of reputed mob boss Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali appeared in court on Monday with pro-Donald Trump slogans written on his palms. While waiting for a..

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Police arrest man in murder of NY Mafia boss [Video]Police arrest man in murder of NY Mafia boss

NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea says authorities have a 24-year-old suspect in custody in the slaying of reputed Mafia boss Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali in New York City. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Amazon's 2nd headquarters faces new blocks in VA [Video]Amazon's 2nd headquarters faces new blocks in VA

Amazon.com Inc's plan to set up a second headquarters in northern Virginia, after being rebuffed in New York, will face its first test when local officials vote on Saturday on a proposed financial..

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New Jersey Is Closer To Legalizing Recreational Marijuana [Video]New Jersey Is Closer To Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy reached an agreement in principle with Democratic lawmakers for the state to potentially become the second in the country to legalize the recreational use of..

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Probe Looks Into Trump Hotels [Video]Probe Looks Into Trump Hotels

The New York attorney general issued subpoenas for Deutsche Bank records relating to funding for several Trump Organization projects, according to The New York Times. Investigators want information on..

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Drone footage: Tulips in bloom in Garden State

Talk about a green thumb. Hundreds of beautiful, blooming tulips are lined up at Holland Ridge Farms in New Jersey.
USATODAY.com - Published

Bridget Kelly speaks out after "Bridgegate" sentencing: Chris Christie is "lying"

A one-time aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the governor has made her out to be "a scapegoat" for her role in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Bridget Kelly was sentenced to 13 months..
CBS News - Published

Child luring sting nabs cop, teacher, 13 others

Authorities have arrested a police officer, a high school teacher, a minister and 13 others in a sting New Jersey officials said was aimed at men who tried to set up sexual encounters with people they..
USATODAY.com - Published

N.J. and N.Y. Boy Scout leaders accused of sexual abuse

Attorney Jeff Anderson said at a press conference in New York on Tuesday that he's identified 130 perpetrators of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America in New York. Anderson and Greg..
CBS News - Published

'Easter Bunny' in viral Florida bar brawl video is wanted in New Jersey, report says

A man wanted in connection with a car burglary last year was caught on camera in Florida fighting a man while dressed as an Easter Bunny on Sunday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Couple fined for swimming together wins lawsuit against a Orthodox-Jewish neighborhood

A married couple who was fined $50 each for swimming together in a gender-separated pool won a lawsuit against a New Jersey condo.
USATODAY.com - Published

Nearly 200 Scout leaders accused of sexual misconduct being revealed

Names of Boy Scout leaders in New York and New Jersey accused of sexual misconduct with minors being revealed, law firms say
CBS News - Published

Transcript: Sen. Cory Booker on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey that aired Sunday, April 21, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
CBS News - Published

More than 300 fake Bryce Harper Phillies jerseys seized at Port of Philadelphia

More than 300 fake Bryce Harper Phillies jerseys were sent from Hong Kong and bound for Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, customs agents said.
USATODAY.com - Published

New Jersey girl, 15, found in Ohio after man allegedly abducted, raped her

Ohio highway police pulled over Juan Carlos Pedraza-Morales after he failed to move over. The girl said she was taken from Paterson, New Jersey.
USATODAY.com - Published

New Jersey man arrested after bringing gas cans into St. Patrick's Cathedral, police say

A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday after he brought gas cans into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, police said.
USATODAY.com - Published

While parking, car drives on top of another car at New Jersey shopping center

Police said the driver accidentally stepped on the gas instead of the brake.
USATODAY.com - Published

Notre Dame fire: New Jersey students among last to see cathedral before massive blaze

Several New Jersey high school students, in Paris as part of a French group trip, were visited the historic cathedral minutes before the blaze.
USATODAY.com - Published

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