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North Jersey residents mourn, remember Mandela for fighting against oppression, inequality

Some called the Nobel Peace Prize laureate their hero, while others said they couldn’t fathom a world without Mandela, the first black to ever be elected President of South Africa after long years in imprisonment.

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Federal and county officials warn against immigration scams

Federal and county officials gathered in Newark on Thursday to discuss immigration services scams cases that have been prosecuted, and ways they continue to combat such crime.

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Two Meadowlands office buildings sold

Two office buildings in the Meadowlands have been sold, with one in Secaucus fetching $47 million for Hartz Mountain Industries Inc. and the other marking a New York company's entrée into the market.

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Share your #SantaShots: Send us your photos with Santa

Santa Claus is comin' to town...and NJ.com wants to see! Across the state, Santas have been setting up shop to meet children, pets, and adults and listen to their Christmas lists and pose for photos. These meetings may be met...

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Dense fog advisory issued for North Jersey through 2 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory through 2 p.m., but it is expected that the mist will stick around through this afternoon and return in the evening. The thick blanket of fog is causing very limited visibility throughout North Jersey, and has forced the speed limit on the George Washington Bridge to be reduced.

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Fueled by outside groups, spending on 2013 elections set record for New Jersey

Campaign spending on the 2013 gubernatorial and legislative elections in New Jersey set a record of $124 million, according to preliminary figures released Thursday morning by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

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NJ high school graduation rate ticks upward

Education Commissioner Chris Cerf called the increases a “positive sign” that should be celebrated, but cautioned that getting a New Jersey diploma did not equal being ready for college or jobs.

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EPA to test Pompton Lakes school for toxic vapors

Lakeside Middle School in Pompton Lakes will be tested over the holiday break to see if toxic vapors are seeping into the building from contaminated groundwater that has spread under a nearby neighborhood from a defunct DuPont munitions plant, federal officials said Wednesday.

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Like your food spicy? You're not alone

More and more North Jersey diners are requesting their food be nice and spicy.

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