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3 N.J. men win Carnegie Medals for heroism

The medal is given throughout the United States and Canada to people who risk their lives to save others. Each person honored receives a financial grant from the Pittsburgh-based fund

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Bergen, Passaic superintendent bonus plans rejected by state

Local school boards had approved the bonus plans months ago

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Northern Highlands officials pleased with HSPA results

NORTHERN HIGHLANDS €” The school board reviewed the district's state testing results.

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Council adopts $1.5 mil auto-trash ordinance

$1.43 million in bonds and notes would cover most of the purchase of three garbage trucks with metal claws to pick up trash containers as well as the retrofitting of two older trucks with the same technology.

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Pascack Pioneers thank BMW

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Bergen freeholders advance plan to merge county PD, sheriff's office

The board voted six to one in favor of the latest merger proposal, setting up an Oct. 16 hearing that would see it voted into law.

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Email shows Port Authority chief opposed closing of traffic lanes leading to George Washington Bridge last month

The head of the Port Authority said in a scathing email made public Wednesday that closing two lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge for four days last month, which created massive traffic jams, may have violated federal laws, and he wants to know why it was done.

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Bergen County freeholders move toward merging County Police, sheriff’s forces; override county exec's veto in power struggle

The Bergen County freeholders took the first step toward merging the County Police into the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, a move that appears certain to provoke a legal challenge from County Executive Kathleen Donovan.

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North Jersey consumers frustrated as day 2 of computer glitches continue with Affordable Care Act site

Computer glitches continued to plague the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the largest change in health insurance in 50 years, as millions of people tried on Wednesday to get information about the newly created medical plans.

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Passaic River dredging continues despite shutdown

Workers expect to complete dredging contaminated mud flats in the Passaic River by the end of the week despite the federal government shutdown and delays from a malfunctioning bridge that kept barges from hauling out the material.

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