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NJ’s Bear Hunt Opens

Trenton, NJ: Sierra Club NJ report - NJ’s Unneeded Bear Hunt Starts Again. Segment B of the bear hunt has killed 15 bears in its first day which brings total bears killed for the 2018 to 155. This segment of the hunt will last through December 8th. The dates of a Segment B season extension, if announced, will be Wednesday, December 12 through Saturday, December 15, 2018. The state appeals court recently rejected a motion filed by New Jersey Outdoor Alliance and other hunting…
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80 Capitol County Amazon Warehouse Workers Poisoned by Bear Spray – 1 in Critical Condition, 24 Taken to 5 Hospitals. Union Asks for Accountability

Robbinsville, NJ: - Up to 80 Amazon warehouse (NJTP exit 7A) workers were poisoned inside the shipping plant causing difficulty breathing, burning throats and eyes. 24 were taken to 5 hospitals in central New Jersey. 1 worker is in critical condition and hospitalized at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton. Strong fumes from a container of bear spray dispersed when punctured by a robot exposing workers to spray used to repel wild bears. #amazon STATEMENT: RWDSU PRESIDENT - AMAZON…
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Total of 30 adenovirus cases at Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. 11 deaths

Trenton, NJ: Dept of Health reports - Laboratory tests have confirmed another medically fragile child with adenovirus as part of an ongoing outbreak investigation at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. A total of 29 pediatric adenovirus cases have been associated with this outbreak. In addition, a staff member at the facility — who has since recovered — also became ill as part of the outbreak. There have been 10 deaths associated with this outbreak. The most recent date of illness onset…
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Nation

Presidential Message to the Congress on the Death of George Herbert Walker Bush

Washington, DC: – TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: By this Message, I officially inform you of the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States. President George Bush led a life that exemplified what is truly great about America.  As with so many of his generation, the Greatest Generation, President Bush worked selflessly throughout his long life to bring about a world of justice and lasting peace.  With his passing, we mark one of the last…
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The White House – Remembering George H. W. Bush, ‘one of America’s greatest points of light’

Washington, DC: from The White House – On the day he turned 18, just 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, George H. W. Bush volunteered for combat duty in World War II. He would become the youngest aviator in naval history at the time, flying 58 combat missions—including one that saw his plane take enemy fire and require that he parachute into the Pacific Ocean to survive. That legacy alone would be enough to earn our Nation’s eternal debt and…
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AG Grewal Issues Statewide Directive Curtailing State and Local Police Participation in Federal Civil Immigration Enforcement

“Immigrant Trust Directive” Designed to Promote Public Safety by Building Trust Between Police and Immigrant Communities. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Office of the Attorney General / Photo by Tim Larsen) TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today issued a directive to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies in New Jersey limiting the types of voluntary assistance that their officers may provide to federal civil immigration authorities, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The…
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COLTS NECK FAMILY OF FOUR KILLED BY BROTHER WHO SET FIRE TO HOUSE TO CONCEAL CRIMES

FREEHOLD, NJ: Monmouth County Prosecutors Office report by Charles Webster – The brother of a Colts Neck man found dead along with his wife and two children at their burned out home just days before Thanksgiving has been charged with their murders and setting fire to their suburban home, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Paul J. Caneiro, 51, is charged with four counts of first degree Murder, and one count of second degree Aggravated Arson, second degree Possession of a…
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Environment

Gov Murphy’s Cardinale Trophy Park Proposal to Turf Pineland Critical Forest Sensitive Wildlife Areas

Murphy’s Soccer Team Massive Sprawl Project in the Pines.   Trenton, NJ: Sierra Club NJ Taylor McFarland reports - A massive 200- acre sports complex has been proposed in the Pinelands of Jackson. The project called Trophy Park, would be built outside of the Pinelands Reserve on much of the wooded land along the shore of Prospertown Lakethat was once owned by the late Stanley Switlik. The park would also be right next to the Prospertown Wildlife Management Area. This is critical forest area…
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Governor Murphy Urges Passage of $15 Minimum Wage Before End of Year

TRENTON – Acting on a commitment to build a stronger and fairer New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy today urged the Legislature to close the wage gap and pass a bill raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all working New Jerseyans before the end of the year. “Establishing a livable wage of $15 per hour provides New Jersey’s working families with the opportunity to put food on their tables and keep the lights on in their homes,” said Governor Phil…
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