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Jon Bon Jovi donates $1m for Hurricane Sandy relief

Source: Celebrity Balla | Jul 9 2013, 6:26am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Jon Bon Jovi donates $1m for Hurricane Sandy relief
Jon Bon Jovi has donated $1 million to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New Jersey. The 'Livin' on a Prayer'...
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This Week In Politics: Christie, Cuomo — One Campaigns, The Other Doesn't

Aug 30 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

This week in politics:  there's a primary less than two weeks away, but New York Gov. Cuomo hasn't campaigned since May, even with a big snub from The New York Times. Meantime, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie can't seem to stop campaigning. And he gets some unexpected help from a prosecutor in Texas. Maybe. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and David Lewis and New Jersey Public Radio ...
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Governor Christie Kicking Off Labor Day Weekend At The Jersey Shore

Aug 29 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: CBS Philly

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will kick off Labor Day weekend at the beach. The governor is scheduled to travel Friday morning to Seaside Heights for a stroll along the boardwalk. He’ll then do the same in Point Pleasant Beach on Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in the afternoon. Christie has made a tradition of visiting the shore to encourage tourism, especially in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts more than 1 millio ...
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Gov. Christie Announces Multimillion Dollar Sea Wall Plan

Aug 28 2014 5:13pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced an $8.5 million plan for a sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J. For Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long, the memory of Sandy is never far off. “Every single storefront business on Ocean Avenue was smashed,” she said. As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, Gov. Christie says the state is picking up the check to repair and extend the sea wall over a 600-foot stretch to pr ...
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Local 9-Year-Old Competitive Shooter And Her Father Discuss Arizona Gun Range Accident

Aug 27 2014 10:00pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

By Cleve Bryan Franklinville, N.J., (CBS) — As news spread that a 9-year-old New Jersey girl was involved in an Arizona gun range accident that killed a firearms instructor Dan Roberts’s phone started ringing. “Everybody thought it was her,” says Roberts whose 9-year-old daughter Shyanne is a well known competitive shooter and gun rights advocate. Last year Shyanne placed second in a statewide shooting competition ...
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Mike Michaud brings Bill Clinton to town

Aug 26 2014 5:54pm CDT | Source: CBS-WGME Portland Maine

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Mike Michaud is bringing his own star power to Maine in his bid for governor. Days after Paul LePage brought New Jersey’s Chris Christie to Maine; Michaud is bringing former president Bill Clinton.    Just to give you an idea of the excitement surrounding this event, it is actually already sold out and according to Michaud’s campaign manager there are 300 to 400 ...
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Study Underway To Gauge Effectiveness Of New Coastal Protection Methods

Aug 25 2014 6:02pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie’s administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are launching a study of the effectiveness of new methods to protect coastal towns from storms. Officials announced Monday that the $8 million project would use clean dredge material to restore salt marshes in an attempt to make the towns more resilient against storms. Officials say the first phase of the project started last week on wetlands in Cape May County. ...
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New Jersey Lawmakers Question Police Military Gear

Aug 25 2014 3:48pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Some New Jersey lawmakers are calling for a review of a military program that has delivered millions of dollars worth of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. A spokeswoman for the federal Defense Logistics Agency said local police departments have received equipment valued at $5.1 billion. The items range from office equipment and blankets to high-powered weapon ...
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New Jersey Lawmakers Consider Repeal Of State’s Inheritance Tax

Aug 24 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Lawmakers in New Jersey are considering a repeal of the state’s inheritance tax as well as raising the threshold for paying an estate tax. Currently, the state’s inheritance tax requires anyone other than a spouse, child, parent or grandparent of the deceased who inherits more than $25,000 to pay taxes on the sum. The estate tax goes into effect when a person’s estate is worth more than $675,000 — a threshold that is met by many homeowners, even those wit ...
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