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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Lambasting his opponent's fundraising and campaign spending as "pay-to-play at its worst," a Middlesex County politician running for Governor took aim at the system of how political parties select candidates that appear on the "party line."

    A Sayreville native who has been an Assemblyman for 21 years, John Wisniewski survived his own campaign finance scandal in 2012, but re-invented himself after becoming the lone member of the legislature to support the Presidential campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders.

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    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—The NJ Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and the state's Attorney General filed a lawsuit in July against Vincent LoSacco and his company, Just Pups LLC, for allegedly misleading consumers about the health of puppies it sold.

    Just Pups has stores in East Brunswick, Emerson, East Hanover, and Paramus. 

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    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ--Richard Koenigsberg has been a teacher at East Brunswick High School for thirty years, where he is an award-winning educator of sociology and film.

    He has also been deaf since the age of nineteen.

    For much of his teaching career, Koenigsberg says his disability has not been a significant hinderance to his job-- Koenigsberg reads lips and uses normal verbal skills, and previous East Brunswick Board of Education administrations had been accommodating of his needs.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--In one of his final commencement addresses as US President, Barack Obama gave graduating students at Rutgers University advice for the future, and paid homage to the history of the 249-year-old university on May 15.

    "The truth is, Rutgers, I came here because you asked," said Obama, who cited a "three-year campaign" undertaken by students and university officials to convince him to visit the school in time for its 250th anniversary celebration.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--After her March 26 set at New Brunswick’s Stress Factory Comedy Club ended in boos and jeers, Margaret Cho returned to the Hub City on April 21 for a surprise “do-over” show orchestrated by none other than Jerry Seinfeld.

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    PISCATAWAY, NJ—For this first time in history, a sitting President of the United States of America will speak at the Rutgers University commencement ceremony, which commemorates the graduation of some 12,000 students at the school's football stadium.

    The distinction is an honor for the 249-year-old university that started in New Brunswick, as the current President typically only speaks at two to four such ceremonies each year, including at least one military academy, according to NJ.com.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Saturday, March 26, Margaret Cho performed a set at New Brunswick’s Stress Factory Comedy Club that received loud boos, equally loud cheers, and sparked a fight.

    She began the night in an unusual way, with a frank discussion of her experiences as a survivor of rape.

    The set then segued into several other serious topics, such as white privilege, racism, and the recent death of Cho’s friend, comedian Garry Shandling.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--Inside a stately, four-columned building overlooking Livingston Avenue rests a partial repository of the New Brunswick African-American experience.

    The exhibit a the New Brunswick Free Public Library is part of the New Brunswick African-American Heritage Committee’s celebration of Black History Month, which also included a panel discussion on February 21 led by professors, lawyers, and teachers about racism and African American history.

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    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—On February 8, in a room full of political leaders, community figures, and local residents, Kevin McEvoy was sworn in as the 31st mayor of East Brunswick.

    McEvoy, a former schoolteacher, is stepping in to complete the eleven months left on David Stahl’s term, who resigned on January 13 after seven years as East Brunswick’s mayor to accept a municipal judgeship in Woodbridge.