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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

    This month, our guests are three up-and-comers on the scene in Newark -- Akintola Hanif, photographer and editor-in-chief of Hycide Magazine; Andaiye Taylor, founder and editor-in-chief of Brick City Live, and Rashawn Davis, former city council candidate and ACLU-NJ organizer. Plus, we're joined by Jeff Hobbs, the author of "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League."

  • Derek Sanderson

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle

    Derek Sanderson was the highest paid athlete in the world in 1972 when he left the NHL to play for Philadelphia in the WHA. Alcohol and financial woes led to Sanderson's downward spiral into homelessness. The two-time Stanley Cup Champion and teammate of Bobby Orr with the Boston Bruins has turned his life around now. After spending more than a decade teaching kids about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, he's now a money manager in the Boston area.

  • Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton

    Is Leaving A Child In A Car Abuse?

    New Jersey Supreme Court hears arguments in the case.

  • Nepal Earthquake Raises Local Concerns

    WBGO News

    This weekend’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake that has devastated Nepal leaving thousands dead and entire cities in ruin, has many wondering could our area also be at risk?

  • DEP Commissioner Bob Martin testifies at Assembly Budget Committee hearing

    Some Dune Protection Projects Still Stalled

    DEP Commissioner says some homeowners refusing easements.

  • WBGO News

    4th Annual Red Bank International Flavour Festival

    The summer season kicked off early on the Jersey shore at the 4th annual Red Bank International Flavour Food, Drink, and Music Festival. Thousands of people flocked to the town this weekend to take in live music and get a taste of what Red Bank’s eateries have to offer.

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    NJ Residents Agree On What's Corruption

    But often give benefit of doubt to politicians they like.

  • Assembly Budget Committee chairman Gary Schaer

    Bill Would Fund Safety Measures At Nonpublic Schools

    Assemblyman Gary Schaer says all students deserve to feel secure in classrooms.

  • NJ Lawmaker Is Critical Of State's Tourism Advertising

    Senator Bob Singer

    Senator Bob Singer says a comprehensive marketing approach is needed.

  • Senate Republicans discuss jobs bills at Statehouse news conference

    Senate Republicans Push For Approval Of Jobs Bills

    They say 36-bill package would not increase costs for taxpayers.

  • WBGO News

    The 28th Annual Newark Holocaust Remembrance Event

    The Robert Treat Hotel in Downtown Newark was home of the 2015 Newark Annual Holocaust Remembrance event. The commemoration is the oldest and largest observance of its kind in New Jersey.

  • Education Commissioner David Hespe

    Education Commissioner Gives Update On PARCC Exams

    David Hespe says most NJ students have participated in the new tests.

  • Commissioner Allison Blake

    Safety Measures Improved After Stabbing Of Child Welfare Worker

    Commissioner Blake says armed guards now at all child protection offices.

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