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Chris Christie Easily Wins Reelection in New Jersey

Republican governor Chris Christie won reelection last night, beating his opponent by getting a whopping 60 percent of the vote. State senator Barbara Buono only managed to garner 39 percent of the vote. While the election victory doesn’t come as much of a surprise, the landslide victory has put Christie one step closer to a 2016 presidential run. I love …

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Holland Tunnel Baby Born In Rush Hour Traffic

A Boston woman was forced to give birth in the backseat of her car outside the Holland Tunnel on Monday after getting stuck in rush hour traffic. 21-year old Ying Chen had been in Philadelphia to visit family with the baby’s father–Kai Tang–when she suddenly went into labor, which changed their plans of taking a bus home. A relative offered …

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Chris Christie Re-elected as New Jersey Governor

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won re-election by a debilitating margin on Tuesday with 60.5 percent of the votes in his favor. His victory is not surprising at all, considering how diligently he handled the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy last October. Though, there is one element of surprise. He has attracted individuals that most Republicans struggle to attract, which …

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Ms. Marvel Revamp Features a Muslim Lead Character

In a move which proves the relevancy and usefulness of the comic book world, Marvel has revealed that they will be running a new series in which Ms. Marvel will be a teenage Muslim girl growing up in New Jersey. The new character, named Kamala Khan, is the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. The idea for the new series was originally …

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Lodi High School Lockdown Lifted After An Hour

Lodi High in Bergen County, New Jersey was on lockdown this morning after reports that someone thought they saw a gunman, and a threat had been phoned into the school, according to Fox. Announcements were made over the loud speaker at 10:30 am that it was not a drill, and that a possible gunman was in the building. Students remained …

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NJ Mall Shooting Terrorizes Shoppers

Reports claim that a shooter dressed in full body armor has fired shots inside the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. The gunman started firing around 9:20 p.m., which is shortly before the mall was scheduled to close. At least eight shots were reportedly fired in the vicinity of the Nordstrom department store that is located on the second …

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Cory Booker Sworn In As US Senator

Cory Booker has officially left his old job as mayor of Newar, NJ, and has become only the second African American to be elected to the Senate since Barack Obama. Booker has already gained a quite a celebrity status as the Newark Mayor, and he is viewed as a hero of the people. He was sworn in yesterday, after winning …

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Dina Manzo Returning To “Real Housewives Of New Jersey”

Dina Manzo, the estranged sister of Real Housewife Caroline Manzo, is reportedly making a return to the show for the upcoming sixth season. Dina left the show after appearing for a few seasons and has said that she didn’t want to deal with the drama it creates within the family. Indeed, this incarnation of the show has been riddled with …

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Shaquille O’Neal Endorses Chris Christie in NJ Race

Shaquille O’Neal, aka “Shaq”, aka “Shaq Daddy”, aka “Shaq Fu”, aka “Diesel”, aka “The Big Aristotle”, aka “Superman”, aka “MDE” (Most Dominant Ever), aka “The Big Maravich”, aka “The Big Fella”, aka “The Big Shamrock”, aka “Cake” (And apparently the world record holder for most nicknames, especially considering the list continues on and on…) is best known for his success …

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New Jersey Same-Sex Marriage: Gov. Christie Drops Appeal

New Jersey is the fourteenth state where same-sex couples can get married, now that Governor Chris Christie dropped his appeal today. The New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to allow same-sex marriages on Friday in a unanimous decision, which Christie originally wanted to fight. Christie said that while he disagrees with the court’s decision, he decided not to continue with an …

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Cory Booker Survives Lonegan’s Attacks to Win Solidly Blue New Jersey Senate Seat

Mayor of Newark Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to become the new junior Senator from the reliably blue state of New Jersey. The Senator elect is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, and has been touted as a future Presidential contender. The Senate seat will allow Booker to expand his national profile with powerful media backing. …

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Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator

He did it! Cory Booker has succeeded in defeating Republican, Steve Lonegan, in becoming the senator-elect of the state of New Jersey for the Democratic party. Booker, 44, reportedly won with over 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press was the first to name Booker the victor with the overwhelming majority of votes. This day marks a historic feat …

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