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She knows her ancestors were enslaved. Were they the first? Wanda Tucker knew when she arrived in Angola, the void she felt was bigger than any one ancestor. It was of an entire people missing its past. Nation Now - 3 hours ago

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New listing in Woodland Park, $478,000

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2018 Acura ILX, $36,095

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Budd Lake closes for season; algae spikes at Lake Hopatcong

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Woman from streets of Paterson gets a shot at stardom

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Why NJ roads are not ready for intensifying flash floods

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Patient care could suffer from NJ insurance changes, doctors say

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The latest in Yanks' 'Savages' fashion was a big hit

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J.A. Happ's stock continues to slide in Yankees' loss at Oakland

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Murphy warned about fired NAACP official's troubled past

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Ugly American Dream paint job is going away

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AG: N.Y. man ran from Route 80 traffic stop, killed by truck in Montville -- A man was killed when he ran into Route 80 following a traffic stop Thursday morning in Montville and was struck by a passing truck, authorities say.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Pot odors, sewage flooding: Emerson police in need of new space - While the mayor and council decide the fate of Borough Hall, there's one thing everyone agrees on: Police headquarters must get an upgrade. Emerson

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Todd Frazier asking for a good barbershop in Fort Lee -- Not too many people would take to social media when seeking a place to get new haircut, but if you're Mets third baseman Todd Frazier, why not? -- Mets

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State of the Program: Inside look at every football team -- We're spending the weeks leading up to the high school football season taking a look at the State of the Program of North Jersey football teams. -- Football

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Murphy punts on Dye but calls posts 'offensive' -- Phil Murphy used language that echoed that of Chris Christie after Bridgegate as he separated himself from an employee fired for anti-Semitic posts. -- New Jersey

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Handyman service assists North Jersey seniors -- Umbrella helps seniors stay in their homes even after they can no longer do housework, by connecting them with local skilled "neighbors." -- News

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - New daycare, fitness center could be coming to Teaneck - A nonprofit organization plans to open a center with a daycare, fitness center and swimming pool at the site of a former Teaneck elementary school. Teaneck

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Thomas Edison slept in West Milford 1903 inn, so can you -- Thomas Edison and other famed names of the ragtime era were among those to stay at Idylease Inn, a former sanitarium in southern West Milford. -- West Milford

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Bergenfield woman scores $5 million from lottery -- After praying to her late mother, she said, the woman bought a series of scratch-off tickets at an Englewood store, finally hitting the big winner. -- Local

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Jonas Brothers to play Stone Pony, boardwalk in Asbury Park as part of MTV VMAs 2019 -- Jonas Brothers will film their MTV Video Music Awards performance at the Stone Pony and the boardwalk in Asbury Park, according to multiple sources -- Music

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Giants vs. Bengals: Live updates, analysis -- Art Stapleton provides in-game analysis and updates from Cincinnati as the NY Giants play their third preseason game against the Bengals -- Giants

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Sign up for the Varsity Aces newsletter! -- Starting this fall, we'll send out a weekly email newsletter stocked with our best high school sports content right to your inbox. -- High School

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Yankees, A's announce Thursday lineups -- Masahiro Tanaka (9-6, 4.56) will start for the Yankees, while Tanner Roark (1-1, 2.55) will go for the A's.

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Jets: Maye ready to return after injury nightmare -- t's easy to look at Jets safety Marcus Maye's second NFL season and call it a sophomore slump. But this was much worse than that.

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Marcus Stroman expects to make next start -- Marcus Stroman expects to make his next start after experiencing hamstring soreness, while Jeff McNeil could also return soon.

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CLOSE - Stroman addresses hamstring tightness - Marcus Stroman did not seem concerned about his hamstring tightness. 1 hour ago

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Mount Olive HS teacher stalked student for 2 years: affidavit -- The math teacher spent two years "persistently staring at her in the hallways."

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Mets, Indians announce Thursday lineups -- Aaron Civale (1-2, 1.50) starts for the Indians, while Noah Syndergaard (8-6, 3.86) goes for the Mets. -- Mets

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Paterson council OKs Great Falls Festival funds -- Council voted to donate $25,000 to the Great Falls Festival, putting an end to the uncertainty about the Labor Day weekend event. -- Paterson Press

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View All Photos -- Photos: Yankees-Dodgers rivalry through the years

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Judge tosses out tenure charges against Paterson teacher -- In a ruling that officials say could affect disciplinary actions against educators throughout New Jersey, a judge invalidated tenure charges against a Paterson teacher. -- Paterson Press

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Officer injured in pursuit of stolen car in Franklin Lakes -- Police received a call about a man attempting to enter a vehicle early Thursday morning. -- Franklin Lakes

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Football: Bergen Catholic dominates RBC in final scrimmage -- Bergen Catholic had one football scrimmage lined up before its season opener at nationally-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.). -- Football

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View All Photos -- Photos: Bergen Catholic faces RBC in scrimmage

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CLOSE - Bergen Catholic DL eager for football season opener - Bergen Catholic junior Tywone Malone, Jr., a Division I defensive tackle prospect, looks forward to the season opener at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) 4 hours ago

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Man hit by freight train in Jersey City -- A man clung to life after being struck by a freight train in Jersey City on Thursday morning, officials said. -- Hudson

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Man charged with sexually assaulting child in Demarest -- The child assaulted was under 13 years of age, authorities said. -- Demarest

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Tattoos show heritage and kitchen motto -- Chef, Daniel Brunina, talks about his tattoos from the site of his future restaurant and event space. Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Military flyover spreads red, white and blue -- Two dozen military jets flew approximately 2,500-3,000 feet over the Hudson Thursday to promote the New York International Air Show. August 22, 2019

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Authorities investigating morning shooting, stabbing -- Both incidents occurred before 4 a.m. Thursday, authorities said. -- Paterson

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Man detained for political shirt to appeal -- Bill Brennan wants an appellate court to decide whether his First Amendment rights were violated. -- Bergen

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Yankees' top pick Volpe sick, sent back to New Jersey -- Anthony Volpe, a Delbarton grad from Watchung, N.J., has mononucleosis -- Game On

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View All Photos -- Military jets flyover Hudson River

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Hawthorne football has unfinished business -- The Bears have only three starters returning on offense and four on defense, so the backups from 2018 and younger players need to fill the void. -- Hawthorne

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Boater charged with death of passenger in Lake Hopatcong drowning -- Prosecutors say Nicholas Zarantonello, was operating a pontoon boat on Lake Hopatcong when Jason Gill, 24, of Mount Arlington, went overboard. -- News

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College football: Will Rutgers fire coach Chris Ash? -- You need to see a college football game every so often for the pomp and circumstance. -- Football

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Powerball winning numbers for Wednesday, August 21 -- The jackpot was an estimated $40 million with a $28.6 million cash option. -- New Jersey

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CLOSE - Drone video: Bergen Catholic football field - Check out the Bergen Catholic High School football field from NorthJersey.com's drone. 9 hours ago

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College football: Players from NJ to watch in 2019 -- There seemingly are quarterbacks from the Garden State across the country. -- Football

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Giants: 53-man roster projection -- Who's in and who's out? Here's how the Giants' 53-man roster projects heading into the third game of the preseason. -- Giants

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Paterson parents praise expansion of child care program -- There are 64 new slots available at Early Head Start, a child care program for kids younger than three in Paterson. -- Paterson Press

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Corrections & Clarifications -- Corrrections and clarifications for NorthJersey.com, The Record and other NJMG publications. -- News

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Explosion injures 3 at wedding in Garfield

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Epstein's sex traffic ring had a base in Jersey swamps

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NJ woman torches man's house after he didn't answer door for booty call: police

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Nursing assistant charged in death of nursing home patient

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Woman burns clown doll that landed in her yard

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NJ gave more than $3.8M in financial aid to undocumented students

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Teenage girl killed, two people injured in Elmwood Park crash

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Bicyclist dies after being hit by tow truck in Paterson

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$148M winning Powerball ticket sold on Long Island

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Passaic NAACP leader fired by state after social media posts - 1 day ago

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