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Gov. Christie calls for end to Common Core in New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling for an end to the Common Core standards in New Jersey, saying that the system isn't working for students in the state.

Warren County Freeholders in session

Warren Haven takeover "on track," freeholder says

Warren Haven's new owners are a step closer to taking over the Warren County nursing home.

Council of Alpha Borough set to decide fate of pool

Alpha votes to keep its pool

Roughly 100 Alpha Borough residents came out in tidal wave fashion Tuesday evening in an effort to save the John Dolak Pool.

Oxford Township home damaged by fire

Oxford Township home damaged by fire

About 100 firefighters responded to the scene on Olde Forge Road in Oxford Township around 1 p.m.

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Bulldog mauls woman in Clinton Township

An out-of-control dog mauled a woman in Clinton Township last week, biting her legs, chest and arms.

Krysten Mendez reported missing

Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez was located in New York City and was unharmed. 

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Phillipsburg man pleads guilty to child neglect charges

In March, investigators charged him and 22-year-old Amanda Silvia with locking a 4-year-old boy in a bedroom for extended periods of time


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    On this day: May 29

    Constantinople falls, Bing Crosby records "White Christmas," Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reach the top of Mount Everest, and Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to race in the Indy 500, all on this day.

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