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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is 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 and was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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Family escapes Syrian war only to be gunned down in New Zealand mosque shooting

Members of a Circassian family who fled the Syrian war were among the victims of New Zealand shooting. In NJ, they are getting support
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Organized crime has a long history at the Jersey Shore

Arrest in death of reputed Gambino family boss in New Jersey is reminder supposed mobsters have lived – and worked – at the Shore since Prohibition.
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Videos for New Jersey

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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$77M cocaine haul seized at NY-area port [Video]$77M cocaine haul seized at NY-area port

In the largest cocaine seizure in over 25 years at the Port of New York and Newark, authorities say they found 3,200 pounds of the drug worth an estimated $77 million, hidden in a container delivered..

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Dozens hurt by turbulence on flight headed to JFK [Video]Dozens hurt by turbulence on flight headed to JFK

More than two dozen people were injured and at least 10 were taken to a hospital after a Turkish Airlines flight encountered severe turbulence on its approach to New York's John F. Kennedy..

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Who Does Roman Reigns Want To Face At Wrestlemania? [Video]Who Does Roman Reigns Want To Face At Wrestlemania?

Roman Reigns' dramatic return to WWE over the last two weeks has been a huge boon to WWE just in time for WrestleMania this year. Reigns will undoubtedly go on to be part of a featured match at this..

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Flights resume at Newark after emergency landing [Video]Flights resume at Newark after emergency landing

Flights at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport resumed on Saturday after the airport closed its runways due to reports of a possible fire in the hold of a Boeing 737 cargo plane that was..

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Air Transat Flight Diverted To Newark After Reports Of Fire In Cargo Hold [Video]Air Transat Flight Diverted To Newark After Reports Of Fire In Cargo Hold

According to a report by CNN, on Saturday morning, an Air Transat flight was forced to divert to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey after reports of a possible fire in the cargo hold. A..

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Flights Resume At New Jersey's Newark Airport After Fire Report Shuts Runways [Video]Flights Resume At New Jersey's Newark Airport After Fire Report Shuts Runways

According to Reuters, officials said that flights at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport resumed on Saturday after the airport closed. The airport shut its runways due to reports of a..

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House Panel OKs Bill to Raise Fed. Min. Wage to $15 an hour [Video]House Panel OKs Bill to Raise Fed. Min. Wage to $15 an hour

The House Committee on Education and Labor voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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Anti-depressant nasal spray approved for use [Video]Anti-depressant nasal spray approved for use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it approved a Johnson & Johnson nasal spray antidepressant for people resistant to other treatments but placed restrictions on use of the drug,..

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Hillary Clinton: I'm Not Running [Video]Hillary Clinton: I'm Not Running

Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, said she is not running for president in the 2020 election. Clinton said she was still "going to keep speaking..

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DOJ Responds to American-Born ISIS Bride's Lawsuit [Video]DOJ Responds to American-Born ISIS Bride's Lawsuit

The Justice Department squared off in court Monday with the family attorney for an American-born woman seeking to return to the U.S. from Syria.

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ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana Need To Provide Citizenship In Order To Return [Video]ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana Need To Provide Citizenship In Order To Return

According to Business Insider, the Trump Administration is staying firm on its opinion that "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen. In an appearance on "Face the Nation" Sunday, White House..

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U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Religious Rights Case [Video]U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Religious Rights Case

According to Reuters, The U.S. Supreme Court bypassed a chance to further expand the ability of religious entities to receive public funding, leaving in place on Monday a lower court ruling that..

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New Jersey Teen Charged With Assaulting 81-Year-Old Man Wearing 'MAGA' Hat [Video]New Jersey Teen Charged With Assaulting 81-Year-Old Man Wearing 'MAGA' Hat

A 19-year-old is facing assault and harassment charges, after allegedly getting physical with an 81-year-old wearing a MAGA hat, outside of a New Jersey grocery store.

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Who Is Running For President In 2020? [Video]Who Is Running For President In 2020?

There are over a dozen candidates vying for President in 2020. Who are the candidates who have already declared their running? Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Minnesota..

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Washington AG Subpoenas Trump Inaugural Committee [Video]Washington AG Subpoenas Trump Inaugural Committee

​This is the third subpoena looking into the committee's finances.

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Father of Woman Who Joined ISIS Sues Trump Administration [Video]Father of Woman Who Joined ISIS Sues Trump Administration

Earlier this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that Hoda Muthana was not a U.S. citizen and therefore not allowed back in the country.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Pompeo: Ala. Woman Can't Re-enter US After Joining ISIS [Video]Pompeo: Ala. Woman Can't Re-enter US After Joining ISIS

In 2014, Hoda Muthana left Alabama for Syria and joined ISIS. Now, the U.S. says she can't re-enter the country.

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MD gov not ruling out 2020 primary run: CBS [Video]MD gov not ruling out 2020 primary run: CBS

Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan in an interview with CBS didn't rule out the notion that he'd consider running against President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Tesla Rejects Blame For Model X Crash [Video]Tesla Rejects Blame For Model X Crash

The driver of a Tesla Model X told New Jersey police he veered off the road and crashed because the Autopilot system malfunctioned. According to Digital Trends, Tesla denies the claims. The accident..

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Booker Focuses On Race Relations In Initial 2020 White House Swing [Video]Booker Focuses On Race Relations In Initial 2020 White House Swing

According to Reuters, U.S. Senator Cory Booker made the nation’s complicated history with race relations and racial disparities a focal point during his first 2020 presidential campaign swing over..

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Feds seize 1 million pounds of pork allegedly smuggled from China at New Jersey port

U.S. Customs & Border Protection raided more than 50 shipping containers, which were filled with potentially tainted meat.
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Rosario Dawson confirms she's dating Cory Booker

The rumors are true! Rosario Dawson has confirmed that she is dating U.S. Senator from New Jersey and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker.
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New Jersey teen perseveres through homelessness to get accepted to 17 colleges

In the wake of a national college admission scandal, a Jersey City teen has fought through homelessness and been accepted to 17 colleges.
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New Jersey dad gets thousands of birthday wishes after his sons pull billboard prank

Chris Ferry said he's received thousands of messages after his sons bought a billboard instructing people to wish their father a happy birthday.
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Former New Jersey priest credibly accused of sexual abuse fatally shot in Nevada

John Capparelli, 70, who had been accused of sexually abusing minors, died of a single gunshot to the neck, a police spokeswoman said.
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New Jersey leaders in deal to legalize recreational marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday 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..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey lawmakers announce marijuana legalization deal. Is a vote next?

After over a year of negotiations, Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders have reached a final deal on New Jersey marijuana legalization.
USATODAY.com - Published

Verizon texting outage hits East Coast

Wireless carrier says service has been restored after disruption in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
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'Catnip Cocktail' linked to bizarre, irrational behavior on the rise in NJ, police say

Police in Fairfield, New Jersey, arrested a man after he was found with drugs used to sedate animals that is not for human consumption.
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Out-of-control bull attacks owner in New Jersey

A bull had to be put down in New Jersey on Friday after it attacked its owner, authorities said. A photo released by police shows the bull mounting an SUV after it escaped from its enclosure. When the..
CBS News - Published

Estimated $77 million worth of cocaine seized in New Jersey

More than 3,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $77 million was seized by several agencies in New Jersey. It was the Port of New York/Newark's biggest drug bust in 25 years, officials said.
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How a New Jersey teen walking her dog helped save kidnapped man from trunk of car

Kayla Rose, 17, was walking her dog on Thursday morning when she heard muffled noises coming from the trunk of a parked car.
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