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Reward Offered In Theft Of Newark 4-Wheeler

A blue and white four-wheeler is taken from a home in Newark and a reward is offered for an arrest. Full story

$1K Reward For Info On Newark Home Burglary

A Newark home is burglarized, and Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for infomation that leads to an arrest. Full story

Toll collectors reach deal that includes pay cuts

(AP) The New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the toll collectors' union reached a deal Thursday to save the workers' jobs. Full story

NJ gets $52M in grants for fire departments

(AP) - Five months after layoffs were threatened and retiring firefighters weren't replaced, the mood was buoyant Wednesday at the announcement of a $7 million federal grant that will allow Newark to hire up to 70 firefighters over the next two years. Full story

Lawyers to report on Buffalo plane crash lawsuits

Lawyers say 56 lawsuits have now been filed following the deadly crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 near Buffalo two years ago. Of those, a dozen have been settled. Lawyers were in federal court in Buffalo Wednesday to update the judge on the status of the wrongful death lawsuits. Those tha Full story

Students Stop And Read Together

For lessons in literacy and character building, students at Sycamore Junior High and Winton Hills Academy are reading a book together. Full story

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Apparent Gas Explosion Hurts 2 At Newark Complex

Newark Break-Ins Stump Police

$1K Reward For Info In Newark Assaults, Robberies

Newark School Competes to Get Obama as Speaker

Panasonic to move North American HQ to Newark, NJ

Newark Mayor Not Notified He Is Being Investigated

Storm Damage Widespread In Licking County

Thousands Still Without Power After Strong Storms

Neighbors Feel Recycling Business Needs To Clean Up

Man wanted in Portugal arrested in NJ carpool lane


  Newark’s mayor headed for national stage?

Cory Booker, Newark's charismatic mayor, is enlisting stars like Oprah and Jon Bon Jovi to help turn around one of the toughest cities in the world. NBC's Jamie Gangel reports that his friends say his drive could lead him to run for higher office.

  Booker: You don’t throw out collective bargaining

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker joins Morning Joe to talk about his thoughts on collective bargaining in the wake of the Wisconsin battle and his plans for changing the teacher tenure system in the city of Newark.

  Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark, NJ

Mayor Cory Booker, of Newark, one of America's most dangerous cities, discusses revitalization efforts in his city and how to encourage growth in other American cities.

  Facebook: The socially conscious network

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a $100 million challenge grant to Newark, NJ schools on Friday, and divulged more details about what the young billionaire's money is supposed to buy. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.

  Looking for ideas to quell gun violence

Newark mayor Cory Booker talks with Rachel Maddow about efforts to control gun violence in cities when guns from states with lax laws follow the "iron pipeline" into the northeast.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Gayle King arrive at the Time Magazine "World's 100 Most Influential People" gala April 26, 2011 in New York.

(FILE PHOTO) Amtrak Ticketing May Be Temporarily Unavailable Due to Upgrade
(FILE PHOTO) Amtrak Ticketing May Be Temporarily Unavailable Due to Upgrade

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 08: A commuter waits for an Amtrak train at Newark Penn Station on February 8, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak is undergoing a major system upgrade that may disable reservations and ticketing for a portion of the day on Sunday, April 17, 2011.