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Ocean County family claims $20M lottery check - Asbury Park Press
This is the second major lottery prize for Ocean County in the last 12 months. A group of co-workers at the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Garage in Toms River, dubbed "Ocean's 16," split $86 million from a Powerball jackpot last August.
Christie places 6th in new Fla. poll of potential 2016 runners - Asbury Park Press
There are five people ahead of Gov. Christie in a new poll of potential Republican presidential contenders in Florida. The Quinnipiac University survey has Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Christie in Florida by 21 percentage points, 54-33 percent.
Live video: Obama delivers speech to community college students - Asbury Park Press
Live video: Obama delivers speech to community college students Live video: President Obama delivers a speech at a community college in Los Angeles about the importance of job skills and training. Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1mKcKCT
NJ receives $3.4 million in health insurance refunds - Asbury Park Press
New Jerseyans received more than $3.4 million in refunds from health insurance companies this summer, the Obama Administration said today, touting one of Obamacare’s more popular components. Three companies – Oxford Health Plans (aka UnitedHealthcare ...
Police detonate gun powder at Brick Public Works - Asbury Park Press
BRICK – The township police, assisted by the State Police Bomb Squad, executed a controlled detonation of gunpowder found in a home, said Sgt. Henry J. Drew. The gunpowder, which was owned legally, deteriorated from water damage during superstorm Sandy ...
18 children, 1 man die in train-bus crash in India - Asbury Park Press
HYDERABAD, India – Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. The bus driver also died while another 20 children ages 7 to 14 were injured and ...
1 killed in Ridgefield crash - Asbury Park Press
RIDGEFIELD – One person is dead and two others injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield. The crash happened early Thursday at the intersection of Broad and Edgewater avenues. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says the front-seat passenger ...
Some unhappy with Monsignor Donovan name change - Asbury Park Press
TOMS RIVER – After 31 years as Monsignor Donovan, the township-based high school will be known now as Donovan Catholic, Principal Edward Gere announced Tuesday. Ocean County's only Catholic high school — like other Catholic schools across the nation ...
Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president - Asbury Park Press
BAGHDAD – Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a soft ...
NYC police investigate another apparent chokehold - Asbury Park Press
NEW YORK – The New York Police Department is conducting an internal investigation after a video surfaced of another officer using an apparent chokehold on a suspect during an arrest. Police say the July 14 incident happened at a subway station in East ...