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Stories with person: Cory Booker
  • US calls for $1.7B cleanup of Passaic River 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:40 pm
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - The federal government plans to launch a $1.7 billion cleanup of a stretch of the Passaic River in New Jersey where Agent Orange was made and where mercury and DDT remain.

  • Newark after Booker: City faces takeover threat 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:01 pm
  • NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington. A bold reform plan for the state-run school system has hit a snag, the police department is facing federal oversight over citizen complaints, and the state is threatening a takeover of the city's finances after several key deadlines were missed.

  • Christie, bridge investigator to attend same event 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:08 pm
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the federal prosecutor investigating political payback allegations involving the Republican's administration are both scheduled to attend a prisoner re-entry conference later this month.

  • Open New Jersey House seats attract competition 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 8:55 pm
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - Four state lawmakers, two former mayors who moved from more than an hour away, and a former pro football player are running for Congress in New Jersey in an election guaranteed to produce more turnover than usual.