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New Jersey Investigating E-Cigarette Maker JUUL Labs

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Attorney General reports TRENTON -- Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that New Jersey is actively pursuing an investigation into the marketing and sales practices of e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs as part of the Executive Committee of a 39-state coalition. The multi-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s targeting of the youth market, as well as the company’s claims regarding nicotine content…
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New Jersey’s Preparedness Measures Amid Global Coronavirus Outbreak

New Jersey Strong news Ewing, NJ: Office of the Gov. ,Regional Operations Intelligence Center reports Governor Murphy Updates the Public on the Status of Coronavirus in the State and Highlights New Jersey's Preparedness Measures Amid Global Outbreak. EWING – Governor Phil Murphy, joined by State health and emergency management officials at the Regional Operations Intelligence Center, highlighted New Jersey’s preparedness measures amid the global novel coronavirus outbreak. New Jersey has no…
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New Jersey Department of Health Testing Finds Individual Negative for Novel Coronavirus

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports New Jersey Dept of Health - Test results have come back negative for the person in New Jersey who was under investigation for novel coronavirus. There are no other persons in New Jersey who are currently approved and awaiting testing for the virus that causes COVID-19. “Most New Jersey residents are at low risk for novel coronavirus,” said Health…
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White House SARS – CORONAVIRUS Task Force reaches out to NJ Governor on State’s Preparedness

US STRONG news - Washington, DC: The White House has reached New Jersey regarding Sars Coronavirus 2019. Here is the report from The Office of the Governor from the Capital of NJ, Trenton Governor Murphy spoke with Vice President Pence to discuss New Jersey’s ongoing efforts to guard against the spread of novel coronavirus. The Vice President praised New Jersey for taking aggressive and proactive measures to combat the public…
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Attorney General Grewal Calls on EPA to Ensure All Communities Have Safe Drinking Water by Toughening Rule Governing Lead Exposure

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJOAG reports TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today joined nine other Attorneys General in calling on the Trump Administration to better safeguard the drinking water of communities in New Jersey and across the by toughening a set of proposed rule changes to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), the nation’s primary drinking water regulation for lead. In a letter to the Environmental…
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Unleashed Novel Coronavirus SARS COVID-19 to “take a foothold in the U.S.” CDC Warns.

Is a Saturated Medical System Prepared to Handle a Widespread Epidemic ? CDC reports Situation and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. More cases are likely to be identified in the coming days, including more cases in the United States. It’s also likely that person-to-person spread will continue to…
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Doctor Described as ‘Candy Man’ and ‘El Chapo Of Opioids’ Admits Distributing Opioids to Patients

New Jersey Strong news - Newark, NJ: US DOJ reports NEWARK, – A Bergen County doctor today admitted distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and falsifying medical records to cover it up, Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert Delagente, 45, of Oakland, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court to an indictment charging him with one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled dangerous…
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NJ Gov Murphy Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Governor Murphy reports Friends – I’ve got a tumor on my left kidney and will undergo a partial nephrectomy in early March to remove it. The prognosis is very good and I’m profoundly grateful to my doctors for detecting the tumor early. Over 50,000 New Jerseyans will hear the words “you have cancer” this year, so I’m far from alone here. It’s a…
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Terrorism Threat Landscape In 2020 Homeland Assessment

Of the 44 domestic terrorist incidents in the United States in 2019, four had a nexus to New Jersey. Six of the 41 HVEs identified in the United States were arrested in New Jersey and New York. New Jersey Strong news - Hamilton, NJ: NJOHSP reports Director Jared M. Maples of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) released the 13th annual Terrorism Threat Assessment analyzing the…
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ENERGY – A Meeting of Young Minds. Teams aren’t preparing for a baseball or basketball championship, they are preparing for a fierce battle of the minds …

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: US DOE PPPL Jeanne Jackson DeVoe reports New Jersey Regional Science Bowl comes to PPPL Feb. 21 – 22 Local rivals among state-wide competitors for championship. Like most teams preparing for a big competition, the 16 middle school teams and 32 high school teams coming to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) on Feb. 21 and 22 are drilling their hardest, discussing…
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Chinese Telecommunications Conglomerate Huawei and Subsidiaries Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: US DOJ reports Charges also Reveal Huawei’s Business in North Korea and Assistance to the Government of Iran in Performing Domestic Surveillance. A superseding indictment was returned yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei), the world’s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two subsidiaries with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Brian A.…
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Contagious Capitol Virus Causes Canine Quarantine

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: The City of Trenton reports Due to a strain of canine influenza, (H3N2/H3N8), the City of Trenton Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Services (THLE/AS) Shelter is currently CLOSED to the public. Animal control services will continue to operate, responding to emergency cases only, such as a bite case, or a police raid, or a fire. Otherwise, all canine and feline adoptions are suspended.…
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Statement of Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal on today’s lawsuit filed by the United States challenging the Immigrant Trust Directive

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Attorney General of NJ reports Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Once again, the Trump Administration is sacrificing public safety for political expedience. It’s no surprise that the President, facing re-election, has suddenly decided to challenge a policy we first announced in 2018. What’s disappointing is that my former colleagues at the Justice Department have agreed to go along with this election…
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U.S. Justice Department Sues State of New Jersey, New Jersey Governor, and New Jersey Attorney General for Prohibiting State Officials From Sharing Information With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

US STRONG news - Washington, DC: US Dept of Justice reports Today, the Department of Justice filed suit against the State of New Jersey, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy, and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. The lawsuit challenges New Jersey Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2018-6, which prohibits state officials from sharing information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) related to the immigration status and release dates of individuals…
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Passengers Quarantined for Coronavirus from Cruise Ship Docked in Bayonne Released

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports Governor Murphy states, "After the evaluation at the hospital, the Center for Disease Control permitted the four individuals who arrived Friday via a cruise ship to be discharged. Three of those individuals who stayed in the same cabin were diagnosed with the flu. The other individual stayed in a separate cabin and did not have any symptoms. All four…
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CORONAVIRUS – CDC Hospitalizes 4 Travelers from arriving Bayonne Cruise Ship

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports Statement by Governor Murphy on Cruise Ship Docked in Bayonne. “Personnel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention boarded a cruise ship docked in Bayonne this morning and screened 27 passengers who recently traveled from mainland China. After being assessed by the CDC, 23 of those passengers were cleared and four individuals are being evaluated at an area…
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ICE arrests Brazilian national wanted for homicide in home country during NJ enforcement efforts

ICE reports NEWARK, – A Brazilian national, in the country illegally and wanted in Brazil for homicide, was arrested last week during enforcement efforts conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in New Jersey, targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal reentrants and other immigration violators. New Jersey Strong news - Newark, NJ: ICE reports NEWARK, – A Brazilian national, in the country illegally and wanted in…
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