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Trump holds rally in Middletown, Pa. -- Rain didn't dampen the spirits of the president's supporters, including some who waited 12 hours to see him at Harrisburg International Airport. -- Elections

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View All Photos -- Photos: Trump holds rally at Harrisburg airport

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NJ passes toughest ban on paper, plastic bags in US -- The measure is meant to curb plastic pollution, which has inundated New Jersey's beaches, riverfronts and water supplies. -- Environment

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Criminal charges for COVID outbreak at Mass. vets home -- Two leaders of a state-run veterans home in Mass. where 76 died in a coronavirus outbreak were indicted Friday. Meanwhile, it's business as usual at the NJ veterans' homes where 48 died.

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Parsippany man killed in motorcycle accident -- A 31-year-old Parsippany man was killed on I-80 East near Wharton in Morris County after his motorcycle ran off the road and struck a guard rail.

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Pro-Trump Rally and Counter Protest on Route 17 -- There was a pro-Trump rally and a counter protest on Route 17 in Paramus on Sept. 26.

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A safe place to skate in Montclair -- Montclair skate park provides a safe place for skateboarders on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

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Live updates: Trump's visit to Harrisburg airport -- Trump continues his hangar-side chats at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown.

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NJ Records: Start searching millions of public records -- NJ Records puts millions of government records at your fingertips. From home sales to convicts, stay informed about your community. -- News/data

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Seasonal contractor threw ballots in trash -- An independent seasonal contractor, who had been on the job for a few days, incorrectly discarded the ballots in the trash, a news release states. -- News

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Two Bergen schools earn National Blue Ribbon award -- The awards are the highest distinction given by the Department of Education and represent high achievement. -- Education

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Denville school receives national honors -- Denville's Riverview School was one of seven elementary schools in the state named a National Blue Ribbon School. -- Education

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Man sentenced for trying to pull gun on Englewood cop -- Englewood police arrested Cade Cordwell, 28, in March 2018 after a traffic stop over suspected drug possession escalated. -- News

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Stop & Shop workers to get bonus for coronavirus duty -- Stop & Shop and the United Food and Commercial Workers union went to the bargaining table after a pandemic bonus expired in July. -- MAIN STREET

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See thousands of jack-o'-lanterns at NJ festival -- The Jack O'Lantern Experience at Skylands Stadium in Frankford features a mile-long drive through more than 5,000 decorated jack-o'-lanterns. -- Sussex

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Biden and Trump both say they will win Scranton -- A federal investigation into discarded ballots in Luzerne County is adding fuel to President Trump's doubts about election integrity in Pennsylvania. -- Elections

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Suit: NJ needs to pay back COVID closed businesses -- The seven-page complaint, filed Wednesday in Sussex County Superior Court, seeks to have the plaintiff compensated but does not state a dollar amount. -- New Jersey

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BLM needs to focus on changing police tactics | Kelly -- The Black Lives Matter movement needs to press American cops to find tactical tools other than guns — police reform is essential. -- Mike Kelly

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CLOSE -- Police Chief talks about the importance of body cameras -- Elmwood Park Police Chief Michael Foligno talks about the importance of body cameras on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- How many cops use body cams? NJ struggles to get number up -- A survey released today showed that less than half of the NJ's 537 law enforcement agencies give body cameras to some or all of their officers. -- New Jersey

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- NJ law says criminal cops should go to jail. Records reveal otherwise -- Officers accused of violence, sexual misconduct and more have walked free in deals that dodge a tough sentencing law. Lawmakers want to eliminate it. -- Investigations

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NJ budget: Legislature sends $32.7B budget to Murphy -- Check back here for live updates on votes or more information on different aspects of the budget. -- News

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Racist, homophobic letter sent to Biden backers in Erie area -- Republican Party chairman condemns letter -- Elections

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Former Newark Archbishop John Myers dies -- Myers, who was chosen by Pope John Paul II to lead the Newark Archdiocese in 2001, retired in 2016 and was succeeded by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin. -- New Jersey

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NJ budget: Legislature sends $32.7B budget to Murphy -- Check back here for live updates on votes or more information on different aspects of the budget. -- New Jersey

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NJ AG: Of 40 Morris police departments, 6 use body cams -- The use of such systems remain a focal point as activists call for more transparency and accountability by police departments. -- News

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View All Photos -- Senate, Assembly vote on budget

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Gov. Murphy picks next Morris County prosecutor -- Robert Carroll will serve as Acting Morris County Prosecutor beginning on Oct. 13, pending approval by the state Senate. -- MORRIS COUNTY

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View All Photos -- Newark Archbishop John Myers through the years

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Fauci: NJ 'well positioned' to handle second COVID wave -- The country's top doctor said New Jersey is an example for other states on reopening. -- New Jersey

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Coming 9/28: North Jersey HS football docuseries -- For some NJ football players, getting to play is about more than Friday nights. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to take it all away. -- Football

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MTA discovers 'man cave' beneath Grand Central -- The room under Grand Central Terminal had a television and beer-stocked refrigerator, MTA officials said. -- News

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Pa. poll: Biden's lead within margin of error -- Some 60 percent of Pennsylvania voters plan to cast their ballots in person, not by mail, according to the new Franklin & Marshall College poll. -- Elections

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - RPD reveals how many pepper balls it used in protests - Rochester City Council members said the officers' use of pepper balls and tear gas was a disproportionate response to the Daniel Prude protests. News

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View All Photos -- Photos: Vigil for Breonna Taylor in Teaneck

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Bergen doctor cleared in kickbacks is suing NJ - The federal complaint paints the doctor as a victim of malicious prosecution by investigators with the state Attorney General's Office. News

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NJ disability job programs still waiting to reopen -- Nearly 3,000 people with disabilities statewide have been shut in too long, advocates say, citing discrimination in the lack of action. -- Watchdog

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Breonna Taylor grand jury decision spurs NYC protests -- Demonstrators packed a New York City plaza Wednesday night to protest a Kentucky grand jury's decision. -- New York

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View All Photos -- NYC protests over Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

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Did a Hamas terrorist get paid after killing a Teaneck woman? -- Did a Hamas terrorist take money after killing a Teaneck, New Jersey, woman? A congressional resolution may stop those payments. -- Mike Kelly

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