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SAYREVILLE, N.J. - The dream of becoming a Bomber on this town's beloved high school football team begins across the street from the stadium floodlights, down the hill on the playing field tucked behind a lake.
Voters heading to the polls in November will decide a question that's been a familiar presence on state ballots: how to pay for open space.
Like many 11-year-olds, Morgan Laufgraben of Cherry Hill enjoys playing soccer. She is a member of a travel team, the Blades.
The gently rolling land at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery is usually a quiet, contemplative place. Flags flap in the breeze, visitors kneel at graves with flowers, and a line of cars heads to graveside services.
The Senate Judiciary Committee's decision last week to hold up Gov. Christie's two nominations to the Pinelands Commission surprised many watching the process, and had environmental groups declaring a victory.
A Salem County nurse tried in vain Friday night to resuscitate her daughter, who'd been struck by a hit-and-run driver, then run over by a second car on a dark rural road.
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) - Voters in New Jersey are being asked for the 14th time since 1961 to approve a way to pay for open space and farmland preservation.
WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - One person was killed and another was injured when their vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been restarted after it was taken offline in September for a planned refueling and maintenance work.
ATLANTIC CITY - In a packed church here last week, the Second Congressional District candidates, incumbent Republican Frank LoBiondo and his Democratic challenger, Bill Hughes Jr., were like two fighters in a ring.
PRINCETON - The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.
LOGAN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a worker at a southern New Jersey business was selling high-end merchandise in a scheme that cost her employer about $2.6 million.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey dog trainer who severely beat a canine that died while in his care has sentenced to five years in prison.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - An hour after a judge ruled to throw out the Trump Taj Mahal's union contract Friday without a guarantee that the company would stay open, the casino's workers gathered in front of the resort on the Atlantic City boardwalk.
A furloughed Internal Revenue Service employee is accused of setting fire to a vacant home in Harrison Township, N.J. Thursday night.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A state board is planning to vote on new rules that would determine how many homes each New Jersey community should have within the financial reach of lower-income residents.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - DeMarco Murray's workload is a frequently asked question during the week for the Dallas Cowboys. There is no doubt about the answer when the game is on the line.
When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.
WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A North Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with causing a motor vehicle crash in which his front-seat passenger was killed on the New Jersey Turnpike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey plastic surgeon fraudulently diverted millions in corporate earnings for his personal use, costing the United States nearly $3 million in tax revenue.
NEW YORK (AP) - North Slope held off Slumber by a neck Sunday in the $100,000 Bowl Game Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Aaron Schoenfeld scored twice and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Sunday to move in a third- place tie in the Eastern Conference.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The death of Newark woman whose body was found inside her home last week has been ruled a homicide.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. is set for his second career start in the New York Giants' first game without wide receiver Victor Cruz.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man was found shot to death behind the wheel of a minivan that was still running on a Trenton street.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A Florida developer who lost a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is now challenging the decision.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska football players and fans will have to set their alarms earlier next Saturday for the team's first morning game since early September.
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.
Republican Camden County freeholder candidates Kimone Smith and Teddy Liddell are running a shoestring, shoe-leather campaign. They're knocking on doors and shaking hands in hopes of serving on a board that has been GOP-free for 21 years - in a county government where the last elected Republican left office in 1996.