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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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NJ Parents Petitioning To Keep Disabled Children In Out-Of-State Facilities

Oct 21 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

LANGHORNE, PENN. (CBSNewYork) – Hundreds of parents are taking on Gov. Chris Christie in a fight over their special needs children. As CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider reported, Bob Adams and his wife Marcia visit their son Drew every week at the Woods facility in Langhorne, Penn. Drew, 31, contracted bacterial meningitis when he was 3 years old and hasn’t been able to speak or see his entire life. He’s been living at Woods for the last 14 years. Now, the Adams family i ...
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ACLU Maps Out N.J. Same-Sex Marriages

Oct 21 2014 3:23pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP/CBSNewYork) – Nearly 4,000 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in New Jersey since the state Supreme Court cleared the way for gay marriages one year ago. Monmouth County has issued the most same-sex marriage licenses with about 406. That was followed by Essex and Camden counties. The total number does not include licenses of couples who married outside of the state before the rulin ...
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Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece
Athens, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists excavating the tomb of Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered the head of one of the two sphinxes that guard the entrance to the site which dates back to the time of Alexander the Great. | by IANS
 
Midi-skirts - an autumn must have
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) The midi-skirt has been in fashion for quite some time now and the style is here to stay. | by IANS
 
Gomez, Bloom travel together, raise eyebrows
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez and actor Orlando Bloom were spotted together last night before catching a flight to Vancouver, Canada. | by IANS
 
 

Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

Oct 20 2014 7:12pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect. The NFL, the NBA, the NHL, MLB and the NCAA filed legal papers in federal court in Trenton on Monday, seeking an injunction that would stop the state from allowing casinos and racetracks to offe ...
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CBS 2 Exclusive: Middlesex Prosecutor Weighs Whether To Bump Up Sayreville Charges To Adult Court

Oct 20 2014 5:11pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Sayreville High School football scandal has led to numerous players being charged with sexual assault, and sources briefed on school matters have told CBS 2 that several coaches have also been suspended with pay. CBS 2’s Christine Sloan spoke exclusively Monday night with the prosecutor in charge of the case, which has gained national attention. “The pressure – it’s there; ...
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Leagues File To Stop New Jersey Sports Betting

Oct 20 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start. They filed legal papers in federal court in Trenton on Monday, seeking an injunction that would stop the state from allowing casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting. Monmouth Park, a horse track, is the only location that has said it’s ready to accept wagers. Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill ...
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Boomer & Carton: Legal Sports Wagering Coming To New Jersey

Oct 20 2014 5:10am CDT | Source: CBS New York

Place Yer BetsBoomer & CartonplaypausejQuery(document).ready(function($) { cbs_audio_player_v2("audio-player-8"); }); Subscribe to the Boomer & Carton Podcast » With New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signing a bill that will make wagering on sports legal in the state, Boomer and Craig discussed the development and the positiv ...
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Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New Jersey

Oct 19 2014 8:28pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Activists took to the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse on Sunday to push for the legalization of marijuana. Several speakers called for reforms to drug sentencing laws, which activists claim unfairly target minorities. They also called on Gov. Chris Christie to stop “interfering” with the state’s medical marijuana program and instead do what he can to help patients. More than 250 people took part in the rally, including medical marijuana advocates and those ...
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Advocates Make Push To Legalize Marijuana In NJ

Oct 19 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Dozens of activists and community members gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana. Several speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana. They also called for reforms to drug sentencing laws, which they claim unfairly target minorities, and called on Gov. Chris Christie to stop “interfering ...
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