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  • James Reiss

    Conversations with Allan Wolper

    James Reiss has written six books of poetry. His critically acclaimed work has appeared in The New York Times, Esquire Magazine, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Nation, and Atlantic Monthly Magazine. His poems also have been published in numerous textbooks, both in English and Spanish. Reiss is a professor emeritus of English and founding editor of The Miami University Press located at Miami University (Ohio) in Oxford, Ohio.

  • Newark Today with David Cruz

    Newark Today with David Cruz

    On this month's edition of Newark Today, we'll talk with Mayor Ras Baraka and Police Director Eugene Venable about what's happening in the city.

  • Harvey Dawkins

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle

    Harvey Dawkins of Lindenwold, New Jersey is a cyclist and triathlete who is breaking down barriers that society puts around disability. Despite the stereotype surrounding Cerebral Palsy, Dawkins uses his races to showcase his personal strength. He hopes to ride his bike in all 50 states to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis. Harvey and his wife Nancy join Doug on this edition of SportsJam.

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    NJTV Unveils New Studio In Newark

    New Jersey Public Television or NJTV unveiled its new state of the art studios in downtown Newark today.

  • Group Suggests Ways To Improve College Affordability

    Dr. Steven Rose makes his suggestions at Statehouse hearing

    Study Commission will hold public hearings and issue report next year.

  • Sandy damaged home

    Hurricane Sandy Oral History Project

    College of New Jersey students interviewed storm survivors.

  • WBGO News

    Mayor De Blasio Expands Experimental Teaching Program

    Mayor Bill De Blasio announced today the expansion of an experimental teaching program, aimed at improving some of the city’s failing public schools, to include 64 additional schools

  • New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd

    Officials Say Public Risk From Lassa Fever Is Low

    New Jersey man died from the disease after returning from West Africa.

  • New Jersey Statehouse

    Bill Would Give Legislative Committees Subpeona Power

    Would no longer automatically exempt subpoenaed witnesses from prosecution.

  • Gutzon Borglum's Memorial Day Sculptures

    WBGO News

    Sculptor Gutzon Borglum; most notable for immortalizing American presidents on Mount Rushmore, created some of his most beautiful works for the city of Newark. Memorial Day marks the dedication of two Borglum pieces; the Seated Lincoln in 1911 and Wars of America in 1926.

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    NY Red Bulls Drop 3 Points At Home

    The New York Red Bulls suffered their first home defeat of the season in a 2-0 (nil) loss to their I-95 rivals.

  • Newark Students Shut Down McCarter Highway In Protest Of School Superintendent

    Newark Students Walk Out In Largest Protest So Far

    Students across the city of Newark walked out of their classrooms shortly before noon today, taking to the streets to demand that the state run district be returned to local control, this is the largest student protest yet in the ongoing battle over the Newark Public Schools.

  • NJ DEP reservoir level chart

    New Jersey Is Dry But No Drought Yet

    Reservoir levels are okay, groundwater becoming depleted.

  • Asian Tiger mosquitoes

    Few Mosquitoes In NJ Now

    Dry conditions in marshes where they breed.

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