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Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in the tri-state region and beyond.

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Burlington County expects to benefit from the convention

Burlington County may not technically be part of Philadelphia, but local officials said it still has plenty of reasons to cheer its western neighbor’s selection as host of next year’s Democratic National Convention. 

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Assembly panel to take up bills to allow students to opt out of PARCC test

The debate over the new computer-based standardized test that some parents are against letting their children take is coming to the Statehouse.

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Democratic Legislation to Train the Unemployed Advances in Assembly

TRENTON – An Assembly panel recently advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Joseph Lagana, Carmelo G. Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help train and equip the struggling unemployed with the skills necessary to find work in new industries.

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Democratic Legislation to Train the Unemployed to Find Work in New Industries Advances in Assembl

An Assembly panel recently advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Joseph Lagana, Carmelo G. Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help train and equip the struggling unemployed with the skills necessary to find work in new industries.

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N.J. man who inspired 'rape by fraud' bill sentenced to 3 years, report says

A Cherry Hill man who lied to his girlfriend about his identity and duped her into giving him $5,000 was sentenced to three years in prison Friday, according to a Burlington County Times report.

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Legislation to Reinvigorate Manufacturing in NJ Advanced by Commerce Committee

 Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Vince Mazzeo, Joseph Lagana, Gabriela Mosquera and Wayne DeAngelo to help bring advanced manufacturing to the next level in New Jersey was advanced by an Assembly panel on Thurs.

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Bill to Promote Cost-Cutting Small Business Improvements Continues Advancing

Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway Jr., Paul Moriarty, Jerry Green, Pamela Lampitt and Vincent Mazzeo sponsored to facilitate cost-effective environmentally friendly improvements for small businesses was advanced Thurs. by an Assembly panel.

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LEGISLATORS, SCHOOL DISTRICTS SCRAMBLE TO PUT PARCC POLICIES IN PLACE

With the opt-out option growing in popularity across the state, educators and lawmakers rush to accommodate families who just say ‘no’

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Romance con artist gets prison for scamming Florence woman

A Cherry Hill man who wooed a Florence woman, then robbed her of money and trust, was handcuffed and taken to prison Friday, marking the end of a strange, sad tale of modern romance.

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