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School Bus Safety Hearing Today Following Deadly Bus Crash

There's a hearing in New Jersey today on school bus safety following the deadly Paramus school bus crash.  The Senate and Assembly transportation committees have invited the School Bus Contractors Association and the state's Department of Education to the hearing in Trenton.  Lawmakers on the committees say they are looking to discuss seatbelts, bus safety…

Legal Sports Betting Begins Today In New Jersey

It's a bad day for New Jersey's bookies.   After a seven-year battle, legal sports betting begins in the Garden State this morning with Governor Phil Murphy placing the first wager at Monmouth Park Racetrack's William Hill Sports Bar.   Folks will be able to plunk down money on professional sports, including the NBA, NFL, U.S. Open…

Six Flags Great Adventure Debuts First-of-its-Kind Thrill Ride

  JACKSON, N.J. —  Six Flags Great Adventure  has unveiled the world’s first thrill ride themed to the DC Super Hero CYBORG today.  Inspired by the movement of a gyroscope, CYBORG Cyber Spin will deliver an unrelenting and intense anti-gravity experience as it whirls guests on three axes high above the ground. “Six Flags Great Adventure is…

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Tired Tires Risking Road Trips

New Jersey allows for tire depth that is HALF of what AAA recommends on wet roads   Hamilton, NJ, June 7, 2018 – Afternoon downpours or otherwise wet weather could spell disaster for drivers with worn tires, even though those tires may meet state regulations. New research from AAA reveals that driving on worn tires…

NJ Republican Voters Choose November Candidates

Twelve people will be heading into November as the 2018 Republican candidates for Congress in New Jersey. Incumbents Tom MacArthur and Chris Smith ran unopposed, as did almost all the now-sole candidates for the upcoming fall elections.  Attorney Seth Grossman had to beat out three other candidates to win the District Two primary, and did…

NJ Democratic Voters Choose November Candidates

November is the next stop for the 12 people chosen to run as the 2018 Democratic party candidates for Congress in the Garden State.  Not all races were close, many were not even races at all as Andrew Kim ran unopposed in District Three, as did incumbents Josh Gottheimer, Frank Pallone, Albio Sires and Bonnie…

November US Senate Race: Menendez vs. Hugin

The candidates in the race for the New Jersey U.S. Senate seat  are set as incumbent Bob Menendez has won the Democratic state primary and Bob Hugin is the Republican winner.  Menendez beat out small business owner Lisa McCormick by about 20 percentage points in yesterday's contest, while former pharmaceutical company CEO Hugin trounced construction…

Son Of Bus Driver Says No U-Turn

The son of the man who drove the school bus that crashed into a dump truck last week is saying his dad did not make an illegal maneuver.  Seventy-seven year-old Hudy Muldrow was behind the wheel during the May 17th accident that led to the death of East Brook Middle School fifth grader Miranda Vargas…

Seat Belt Crackdown In New Jersey

  Police in New Jersey are cracking down on people who don't wear their seat belt.  The state's "Click it or Ticket" campaign kicked off this week and lasts until June 3rd.  Officers will be keeping an eye out for those who decide not to buckle up on the road.  Over 170 police departments in…