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Chemical in Votee Park soil addressed


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Pascrell pushes path to citizenship for those in the U.S. illegally

"We're not talking about amnesty here," Pascrell says of 10-year path to citizenship

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Priest at center of Newark Archdiocese scandal quits ministry

The Rev. Michael Fugee submitted his request to leave ministry this afternoon, said Jim Goodness, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Newark. Archbishop John J. Myers promptly accepted the resignation, Goodness said.

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In Bergen County, more thinking about refining pay-to-play law

Bergen County pay-to-play reformers regrouped Thursday, one night after losing a battle against law revisions they contend weakens limits on campaign contributions by no-bid contractors doing business with the county.

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North Jersey authorities arrest 11 in ID-theft scheme

The arrests came after an investigation that involved 30 police departments and at least 70 victims, John L. Molinelli, the Bergen County prosecutor, said in a statement. He said a press conference would be held Friday to provide more details about the ring.

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Funding cuts top concerns of Bergen County seniors, advocates during hearing

The dozen citizens and advocates who spoke at the 2 1/2-hour hearing touched on the impact the federal government’s “sequestration” budget cuts have had in programs that subsidize meals, transportation, housing, medical care and other needs for senior citizens.

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Bergen County prosecutor announces more than 100 arrests by heroin task force

More than 100 people face drug charges stemming from a four-month investigation into the rise of heroin addiction and distribution in North Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced today.

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Faces of addiction: Prosecutors attempt to shine light on North Jersey heroin epidemic

Prosecutors from Bergen and Passaic counties took the unusual step of publicizing pictures of 89 suspects caught purchasing drugs from the streets of Paterson

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