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Regarding New America and Facts that Don’t Fit Narratives

It’s common knowledge among well-meaning US liberals that “Right wing extremists kill more people in the US than Jihadists!” This bankrupt factoid can be directly attributed to a spate of breathless media coverage of a “study” published…

Why police were called to a South Jersey third-grade class party

On June 16, police were called to an unlikely scene: an end-of-the-year class party at the William P. Tatem Elementary School in Collingswood. A third grader had made a comment about the brownies being served to the class. After another…
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Police seeking information in assault at Geno's Steaks

The men, all caught on surveillance video, fled in two cars - a dark colored pickup truck and an SUV - both with New Jersey license plates. Police are also looking for one woman described as a getaway driver. Police did not provide…
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Martins Creek Power Plant owner fined for 2005 fly ash spill

Talen Energy has settled an agreement to pay more than $1 million to state agencies to settle a claim spurred from a 2005 fly ash spill at Martins Creek Power Plant in Lower Mount Bethel Township. Nearly 11 years after the spill,…

Lab-grown meat is in your future, and it may be healthier than the real stuff

Scientists and businesses working full steam to produce lab-created meat claim it will be healthier than conventional meat and more environmentally friendly. But how much can they improve on old-school pork or beef? In August 2013, a…

New Jersey Lawmaker: Punish People for Texting While Walking

Jared Schumacher is among the hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans who routinely use electronic devices to text, listen to music or do other tasks as they walk outdoors. But if a "distracted walking" measure recently proposed by a state…
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Congressman Proposes Resolution to Recognize Magic as Rare and Valuable

A Congressional resolution to recognize magic as a national treasure was introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday. The resolution (in full below) was sponsored by Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas), with six additional Republicans…
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Off-Duty NYPD Cop Killed in Hit-and-Run Reportedly Drew Gun, Threatened to Kill Driver Before Being Struck

On Sunday, an off-duty rookie NYPD officer named Vincent Harrison was killed by a hit-and-run driver on the New Jersey Turnpike. According to a local news report, Harrison told another driver “I can kill you right now”in a bizarre scene…
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That's MY child's name! For some parents, baby-name theft is no joke

When TODAY Parents asked our readers about how they selected their baby names, more than 12,000 of you responded. And the results were fascinating. TODAY Parents readers prefer classic names, and don't think their children have popular names…

Porcelain pranksters wanted for vandalism with toilet, frozen raccoon

Among the crimes New Jersey's police departments regularly investigate, vandalism to property likely is one of the more routine, day-in, day-out incidents reported. For Mansfield Township police, the wee hours of Monday did not present…

Should lottery winners' names be secret? States debate issue

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law. But now it's becoming increasingly possible for big winners to hide their identity,…

Wegmans Recalls 1,125 Pounds Of Chicken

  Rochester, N.Y. - Wegmans is recalling roughly 1,125 pounds of chicken products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The…

Under-attack Linode resets passwords after logins leak onto web

Linode's woes continue: the server hosting biz has just run a system-wide password reset on customer accounts after two Linode.com user credentials were discovered “on an external machine.” The advisory, posted here, says the leak…
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MEDIA HIDES TRUTH About Thousands Of Black Teens Fighting, Rioting And Looting In Malls Across America Christmas Weekend

These acts of disorder and violence by young blacks appear to be coordinated. Why is the media not reporting on these incidents and why are they not even trying to discover who is behind these coordinated acts of violence across America?…
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E-cig users should pay higher taxes, PA doctors say

The Pennsylvania Medical Society says the state should regulate electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” the same way it handles other tobacco products, including applying taxes and banning sales to minors. All that, even though e-cigs…