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Bald Eagles Soar Over the Garden State

Baby Bald Eagles are taken from their Manitoba, Canada birthplace family nest to Dividing Creek New Jersey 1986. The eagles were tagged, nested, and monitored as part of the NJ States Fish Game and Wildlife Bald Eagle Project. First Place NJPA Picture Story by Stanley Brick. (c)2019. Baby Bald Eagles are taken from their Manitoba, Canada birthplace family nest to Dividing Creek New Jersey 1986. The eagles were tagged, nested, and monitored as part of the NJ States Fish Game…
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INDUSTRIAL OPIOID DISASTER – A blizzard of prescriptions’: Documents reveal new details about Purdue’s marketing of OxyContin

Stat News by Andrew Joseph reports – When Purdue Pharma started selling its prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin in 1996, Dr. Richard Sackler asked people gathered for the launch party to envision natural disasters like an earthquake, a hurricane, or a blizzard. The debut of OxyContin, said Sackler — a member of the family that started and controls the company and then a company executive — “will be followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition.” Five years later,…
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Largest Women’s March NJ Statehouse Protest Cancelled Due to Murphy State of Emergency

Trenton, NJ: The largest group to march annually at the Trenton Statehouse is cancelled for Saturday due to a State of Emergency for forcasted winter snow storm. Stay off the roads. The Women's March, an independent solidarity, power, progress themed demonstration. Watch the 2017 March in Trenton TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning at noon on Saturday ahead of Winter Storm Harper, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate…
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Lanterns Lift at Spc Ben Moore’s Bordentown Memorial

WATCH VIDEO – Bordentown, NJ: Hundreds gather in Saint Mary’s Cemetery for the 8th anniversary Memorial Lantern Launch for Army Spc. Benjamin G. Moore, of Bordentown, who gave his life for his country on Jan. 12, 2011, while stationed in Afghanistan. He died in Ghazni the province of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. Moore was a recipient of the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Moore was a 2006 graduate of Bordentown Regional…
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PSE&G Receives 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award NYSE: PEG

Also named most reliable Mid-Atlantic utility for 17th straight year. PHOENIX, AZ: - Public Service Electric and Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, last night was recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award. PSE&G also received the ReliabilityOne™ Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Mid-Atlantic Region for the 17th consecutive year. This award is presented to a ReliabilityOne™ recipient who has the best overall customer experience as it relates to outage reporting…
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Stay Safe During The Holidays

HAMILTON, NJ­— With the holidays upon us, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) would like to remind all residents and visitors throughout the State of the various resources that our Office provides to help keep you safe. The Facility Self-Assessment Tool assists organizations in identifying security vulnerabilities and offers possible solutions. Through NJOHSP’s Special Events reporting, a statewide list of special events is compiled to be distributed to all law enforcement agencies for situational awareness and to assist in local…
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Hoax Threats are Serious Federal Crimes – Think Before You Post

“Hoax threats disrupt school, waste limited law enforcement resources, and put first responders in unnecessary danger. We also don’t want to see a young person start out adulthood with a felony record over an impulsive social media post.” David Bowdich, deputy director, FBI. FBI release - In the aftermath of tragic shootings, such as the ones at Santa Fe High School in Texas and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, there is often an increase in hoax threats to schools…
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VOTE TUESDAY – NATION Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—in coordination with federal, state, local, and private sector partners nationwide—are continuing efforts to protect our elections. Today, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, DNI Dan Coats, and FBI Director Christopher Wray released the following joint statement: “Our agencies have been working in unprecedented ways to combat influence efforts and to…
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NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval…
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On the Sixth Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce Major Changes to Superstorm Sandy Recovery Housing Programs

Additional Funding to RREM and LMI Homeowner Rebuilding Program and Changes to Recoupment Policy Will Help Sandy-Impacted Homeowners Still Recovering from the Storm UNION BEACH – Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), today announced significant changes to the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program and the Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Homeowner Rebuilding Program, the two main housing recovery programs for homeowners impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The changes will enable…
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NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval…
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Four Defendants Convicted In Multi-State Dog Fighting Case After Three-Week Jury Trial

New Jersey, New Mexico, and Indiana Defendants Convicted As Part of Operation Grand Champion TRENTON, FBI release – Four men were convicted at trial in connection with their respective roles in a multi-state dog fighting operation, Attorney Craig Carpenito and Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Clark of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division announced today. Justin Love, 38, of Sewell, New Jersey; Robert A. Elliott Sr., 49, of Millville, New Jersey; Dajwan Ware, 45, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and…
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