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Soulful sounds and fireworks planned for Willingboro's Jazz Festival

WILLINGBORO — Officials knew it would be hard to top last year’s jazz festival, the 30th anniversary of the township’s most popular event, but they believe this year’s lineup will do the trick.

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Fine Print: Christie Conditionally Vetoes Urban Hope Act Amendment

Governor likes law’s support of Camden’s “renaissance schools” but balks at early retirement benefits for teachers, staff

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Hometown News Calendar for Week of August 10, 2014

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Concert Café Series. 7 p.m. Fri. Branin Road, accousitical roots-folk and bluegrass; Aug 22. The Lost in Brunswick Trio, classic rock. Bring a lawn chair. Village of Taunton Forge, Tuckerton Rd and Taunton Blvd, Medford. Free. villageoftauntonforge.com

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A New Jersey Formula For Fun

tt24b.jpgWho says I can’t have fun? After I reviewed the feedback from my blogs during recent months, I heard from many folks who said, "Wow, Troy, you are really serious about everything! What do you do for fun?" Well, when it comes to the issues that matter to my bosses of LD7, I am pretty serious. That said, all work and no play would make me a dull boy.

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Bordentown City farmers market celebrates agriculture

BORDENTOWN CITY — Better known for its turnpike and rocker Bruce Springsteen, New Jersey still has a healthy farming community.

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WEST WINDSOR: Council opposes bill requiring release of bidders names

WEST WINDSOR — The Township Council approved a resolution opposing a bill that would require releasing the names of those who received bid documents once more than two of those packets have been requested and distributed.

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Farmers Market Week

Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher stopped by the Bordentown City Farmer's Market in recognition of National and State Farmer's Market Week.

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Caputo, Singleton, Vainieri Huttle & Burzichelli Bill to Allow Self-Exclusion from Casinos without Declaring Gambling Problem Signed Into Law

Bipartisan legislation Assembly Democrats Ralph R. Caputo, Troy Singleton, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and John J. Burzichelli sponsored to allow individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from gaming activities without citing a gambling problem as the reason for doing so is now law.

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Christie calls for action on bail reform; Assembly schedules Monday vote

TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers heeded Gov. Chris Christie’s order to return to the Statehouse, and they listened to him argue for immediate action on bail reforms he said are long overdue.

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A Major Fumble By The NFL

tt23b.jpgBaltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice crossed the line. This time it wasn’t in a moment of athletic glory but one of personal shame. I'm referring to the incident of domestic violence that Mr. Rice committed against his now wife in Atlantic City this past February. The despicable videotape which surfaced showing him pulling her from an elevator, seemingly lifeless, left me disgusted. However, what has infuriated me is the callousness of the NFL's response to this terrible act.

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