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Oscar And Maya From Sesame Street Live Chats With Racquel Williams

Sesame Street Live !  Let's Party! comes to the State Theater in New Brunswick this weekend; Friday March 30, Saturday March 3st and Monday April 2 for eight performances.  Racquel Williams spoke with Oscar the Grouch and Maya Monster performer, Elizabeth (Liz) Sanford about her success with Sesame Street Live, and how today’s issues of bullying…

Senator Menendez Officially Launches Re-Election Bid For Third Term

New Jersey U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is officially launching his re-election bid for a third term.  He is hosting a kickoff rally tomorrow in his hometown of Union City, and then a separate event in South Jersey.  Menendez, who had been accused of accepting donations and gifts from a Florida doctor and friend Salomon Melgen…

Governor Murphy Expands NJ Medical Marijuana Program

  Governor Phil Murphy is expanding New Jersey's medical marijuana program, saying it will be compassionate, progressive and meet the needs of patients.  Effective immediately, Murphy says patients with anxiety, migraines, Tourette's syndrome and chronic musculoskeletal and visceral pain will be eligible for medical marijuana.  The patient registration fee will be cut from $200 to…

Governor Murphy To Expand NJ Medical Marijuana Program

Governor Phil Murphy is about to expand New Jersey's medical marijuana program. He'll make an announcement later today about proposed reforms including adding dozens of conditions for which medical marijuana will be an option. Murphy took to Twitter last night, saying it's being done for "the thousands of New Jerseyans whose relief from pain and…

NJ Lawmakers Voting On Gun Law Bills

The New Jersey Assembly is set to vote on a package of bills Monday to toughen the state's gun laws. They include reducing magazine capacity, a ban on armor piercing bullets, making it tougher to get a permit to carry a handgun and preventing people with mental health issues from obtaining firearms. Meantime the NRA…

March Nor'Easter Number 4!

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect today as the fourth major March nor'easter approaches.  The storm could dump as much as 15 inches of snow in Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex and Union counties today. The Jersey Shore and South Jersey, as well as central and northwestern areas, could see as much as 17 inches…

Spring Kicks Off With Slick Roads, Sleet and Snow

AAA, Hamilton, NJ, March 20, 2018 – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey ahead of pair of storm systems that will consolidate into one major nor’easter later tonight and Wednesday.  Winter Storm Toby will bring significant impacts to our region – starting with mixed precipitation today and tonight – sleet…

Teachers Striking In Jersey City

Jersey City teachers walked the picket lines in front of schools Friday.  Some 31-hundred teachers went on strike after talks broke down at Thursday night's board meeting.  Teachers have been working without a contract for eight months and are not happy they have to pay so much for health insurance premiums.  The district brought in…

Toys R Us to Close All 800 U.S. Stores

Toys R Us is planning to close all 800 of its U.S. stores six months after filing for bankruptcy. The Wayne, New Jersey based company has been in business for 70 years. As many as 33-thousand jobs across the country will be affected by the move.  In 2005, a leveraged buyout led to issues paying…