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‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase
# Tributes
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# Tributes

‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase

Jun 20th 2013, 10:10 PM 17,747 Views 45 Comments

Everyone from the Governor of New Jersey to Lindsay Lohan has been paying tribute, following the untimely death of James Gandolfini.

Baggy trousers made illegal to save town from 'cracks'
# Hanging Out
# Hanging Out

Baggy trousers made illegal to save town from 'cracks'

Jun 13th 2013, 10:07 AM 1,503 Views 2 Comments

The scourge of exposed bottoms prompted legislators to take action.

New Jersey governor Chris Christie reveals he had gastric band surgery
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# Gastric Band

New Jersey governor Chris Christie reveals he had gastric band surgery

May 7th 2013, 3:16 PM 13,053 Views 72 Comments

The Republican governor, tipped to run for the White House, insisted the measure was about ensuring he was there for his family in the future.

PIC: New Jersey governor hailed as 'The Boss' on TIME magazine cover
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# Cover Boy

PIC: New Jersey governor hailed as 'The Boss' on TIME magazine cover

Jan 9th 2013, 12:17 PM 7,249 Views 29 Comments

The outspoken Chris Christie literally dominates the front cover of the news magazine this week. It’s no Enda Kenny but it certainly catches the eye…

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor
# Superstorm Sandy
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# Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:00 AM 4,793 Views 3 Comments

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
# United States
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New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,826 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

NHL stars forget lock-out woes to compete in Hurricane Sandy fundraiser
# Sports Relief
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# Sports Relief

NHL stars forget lock-out woes to compete in Hurricane Sandy fundraiser

Nov 25th 2012, 11:09 AM 490 Views 0 Comments

Over 30 of North America’s finest ice hockey talents combined for heavy checks and generous cheques.

New Yorkers told to ration petrol
# Sandy
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# Sandy

New Yorkers told to ration petrol

Nov 9th 2012, 2:36 PM 4,606 Views 18 Comments

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

Look at these Hurricane Sandy charity t-shirts
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Look at these Hurricane Sandy charity t-shirts

Nov 8th 2012, 4:15 PM 856 Views 0 Comments

They’re a little unsettling, but all profits go towards relief efforts.

Snowstorm hits as US north-east recovers from Sandy
# United States
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# United States

Snowstorm hits as US north-east recovers from Sandy

Nov 8th 2012, 10:27 AM 9,152 Views 5 Comments

In New York and New Jersey, rain and heavy wind carried the potential to swamp homes again and toppled trees wrenched loose by Sandy.

New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation
# United States
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# United States

New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation

Nov 7th 2012, 4:59 PM 11,532 Views 6 Comments

Après chois, le déluge.

The Dredge: Which US politician needs Justin Bieber's help?
# OMG
# OMG

The Dredge: Which US politician needs Justin Bieber's help?

Nov 5th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,475 Views 0 Comments

The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt…

Superstorm Sandy: At least 92 dead across 15 US states
# Sandy
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# Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: At least 92 dead across 15 US states

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:00 AM 6,140 Views 21 Comments

More bodies are being found as police and firefighters search areas hit by the superstorm. The overall death toll is 163 people.

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal
# Sandy
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# Sandy

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

Nov 1st 2012, 6:24 PM 15,620 Views 17 Comments

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
# Sandy
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# Sandy

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Nov 1st 2012, 3:20 PM 9,159 Views 4 Comments

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

Death toll from superstorm Sandy passes 60 in US
# Sandy
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# Sandy

Death toll from superstorm Sandy passes 60 in US

Nov 1st 2012, 8:13 AM 6,293 Views 11 Comments

President Barack Obama toured the New Jersey coastline yesterday, where he vowed to stay with flood victims “for the long haul”.

New Jersey governor postpones Halloween
# Sandy
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# Sandy

New Jersey governor postpones Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 6:04 PM 7,341 Views 12 Comments

Governor Chris Christie said it would both dangerous and imprudent to celebrate Halloween as the state struggles to deal with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Oct 30th 2012, 8:01 PM 13,659 Views 7 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

New British and Irish Lions jersey unveiled... collars are back
# Fresh Kit
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# Fresh Kit

New British and Irish Lions jersey unveiled... collars are back

Oct 30th 2012, 11:50 AM 3,054 Views 1 Comment

The white embellishment returns for the first time since the successful tour to South Africa in 1997.

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm
# Superstorm
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Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm

Oct 30th 2012, 8:25 AM 4,617 Views 0 Comments

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.

Three dead, including gunman, in New Jersey supermarket shooting
# Shooting
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# Shooting

Three dead, including gunman, in New Jersey supermarket shooting

Aug 31st 2012, 12:39 PM 5,855 Views 35 Comments

The shooting took place two hours before the store opened while staff were stocking shelves.

Speeding fine or fine speeding? Coulthard tears up Lincoln Tunnel
# Bada Bing
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# Bada Bing

Speeding fine or fine speeding? Coulthard tears up Lincoln Tunnel

Aug 18th 2012, 2:06 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

New Jersey to Manhattan in less than a minute for the Scottish driver, who was promoting the 2013 USA Grand Prix.

Girl grabs wheel when grandfather dies while driving
# Quick Thinking
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# Quick Thinking

Girl grabs wheel when grandfather dies while driving

Jul 31st 2012, 1:34 PM 10,563 Views 21 Comments

Twelve-year-old Miranda Bowman steered the pickup truck into trees.

Plane flies swastika banner over New York and New Jersey
# Swastika
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# Swastika

Plane flies swastika banner over New York and New Jersey

Jun 25th 2012, 11:44 AM 8,732 Views 17 Comments

The banner was the work of the Raelian society, a UFO religion that wants the symbol to be rehabilitated.

The Devils you know: New Jersey shock New York Rangers to advance
# Pile On
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# Pile On

The Devils you know: New Jersey shock New York Rangers to advance

May 26th 2012, 12:43 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

The victors will face the L.A Kings in the Stanley Cup Finals after upsetting their much-fancied east coast neighbours.

Man held over 1979 disappearance of New York schoolboy Etan Patz
# Missing
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# Missing

Man held over 1979 disappearance of New York schoolboy Etan Patz

May 24th 2012, 4:32 PM 5,603 Views 7 Comments

The six-year-old’s disappearance while heading to school 33 years ago has never been solved.

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot'

May 22nd 2012, 11:32 AM 11,507 Views 59 Comments

Lauren Odes, 29, says she was dismissed from a temporary job because she dressed too provocatively for a warehouse.

Video: Watch (if you can) a man embed magnets into skin to hold iPod
# INauseous
# INauseous

Video: Watch (if you can) a man embed magnets into skin to hold iPod

May 12th 2012, 2:48 PM 4,895 Views 24 Comments

Not for the squeamish…

VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting
# It's For You
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# It's For You

VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting

Apr 20th 2012, 3:33 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

Scolding parents the world over will enjoy this ‘told you so’ moment from an NBA match

Mayor of Newark rescues woman from burning building
# Local Hero
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# Local Hero

Mayor of Newark rescues woman from burning building

Apr 13th 2012, 10:45 AM 3,069 Views 9 Comments

Meet Cory Booker. Now THAT’S what we call a local politician.

New Jersey town averts crisis shortage of toilet paper
# Potty Emergency!
# Potty Emergency!

New Jersey town averts crisis shortage of toilet paper

Mar 15th 2012, 3:16 PM 4,243 Views 9 Comments

A political wrangle in Trenton meant councillors wouldn’t approve an order of paper products which includes toilet roll.

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m
# Nice Try
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# Nice Try

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

Mar 14th 2012, 6:47 PM 9,528 Views 15 Comments

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

What are the odds: Mother and child both born on leap day
# Leap Day
# Leap Day

What are the odds: Mother and child both born on leap day

Feb 29th 2012, 10:00 PM 6,032 Views 22 Comments

A New Jersey mother has beaten two million-to-one odds by giving birth to her daughter on her leap day birthday.

Whitney Houston's funeral planned for church where she first sang
# Whitney Houston
# Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston's funeral planned for church where she first sang

Feb 14th 2012, 5:31 PM 3,119 Views 1 Comment

The invitation-only memorial service will be held on Saturday.

New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day
# Ouch
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# Ouch

New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day

Jan 16th 2012, 1:31 PM 8,953 Views 31 Comments

After 34 arrests at last year’s parade, the St Patrick’s Day parade in Hoboken, New Jersey has been cancelled. The mayor had criticised the “unacceptable” levels of property damage and crime on the day.

Video: Devastation on US highway after plane crash kills five
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Video: Devastation on US highway after plane crash kills five

Dec 20th 2011, 9:32 PM 4,837 Views 6 Comments

A mother, father and two children were aboard the light aircraft that crashed near New York, as well as another man.

TV repairman finds a bear in the basement of New Jersey home
# Bear In House
# Bear In House

TV repairman finds a bear in the basement of New Jersey home

Dec 15th 2011, 7:04 PM 2,745 Views 9 Comments

The bear had been spotted wandering in the New Jersey neighborhood earlier that day. It’s not clear how it got into the home.

US army offers $7,300 in compensation after 'shelling' family pet
# US Army
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# US Army

US army offers $7,300 in compensation after 'shelling' family pet

Dec 9th 2011, 3:53 PM 2,333 Views 4 Comments

The New Jersey family’s cat had to be put down after being struck by wayward shell shrapnel that came through their roof.

Kerry star leaks new jersey design on Twitter
# New Look
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# New Look

Kerry star leaks new jersey design on Twitter

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:36 AM 1,614 Views 0 Comments

Killian Young gave his Twitter followers – and the rest – a sneak peak of the new Kerry jersey last night.