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Evacuation Called Off After Note With Bomb Threat Discovered at Lincoln School on Wednesday

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—City police originally planned to evacuate hundreds of elementary school students Wednesday morning, after a note was discovered that contained a bomb threat, according to a report on

But police officials called off the evacuation and instead quietly searched the school for a bomb.  A spokesman for the department was light on details, declining to say where the note was found or what exactly it said.

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38th Annual Hungarian Festival All Day Saturday Along Somerset Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—This Saturday, thousands are expected to flock to the city's annual Hungarian Festival will be taking place on Somerset Street in New Brunswick.

The festival will be celebrating its 38th consecutive year, offering the public an opportunity to experience Hungarian culture for the day.

Greg Hajdu-Nemeth of the American Hungarian Foundation said, “Every year attendees get to see the dances, hear the music, and enjoy the food of Hungary.”

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Under Fire, Barchi Stands by His Embattled Choice For Rutgers Athletic Director

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—After videos of Mike Rice bullying the Rutgers men's basketball team became public on April 2, Tim Pernetti was forced to resign from his position as the Rutgers Athletic Director.

Six weeks later, Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi and an enormous committee hedged over the final choice of who would replace Pernetti, a university alum and popular personality.

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NJ’s Largest Career Fair This Thursday in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Are you a college student or graduate in need of a job or internship?

Then head over to New Jersey Collegiate Career Day this Thursday at the Rutgers Student Center and Brower Commons, 126 & 145 College Avenue, New Brunswick, between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.

Sponsored by the Rutgers-New Brunswick Career Services division and open to the general public, NJ Collegiate Career Day is the largest college recruitment fair in the state, connecting over 150 New Jersey-based employers with job seekers of various experience levels.

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Rutgers Professors Fighting Climate Change on Different Fronts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Inspired by the world’s problematic dependence on burning fossil fuels and coal for energy, professors at Rutgers University are researching better solutions for energy consumption in the hopes of combating the effects of climate change.

One of the top research schools in the nation, Rutgers conducts a vast range of research for a greener society including studies on biofuels, solar energy, photovoltaic, energy policies, wind energy, and hydrogen.

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