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EDISON, NJ—Networking opportunities will abound tomorrow for Middlesex County's Hispanic and non-Hispanic professionals with the upcoming New Jersey Hispanic Business Expo event at The Pines Manor on Route 27. 

The event provides an opportunity to meet professionals from all over the county, and to promote and exhibit a business or restaurant.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Today at 1pm, a newly-expanded Rutgers Board of Governors met for the first time to open its hearing on the 2013-2014 academic year tuition cost.

But one of its newest members, New Brunswick resident Martin Perez was conspicuously absent.  Sources say State Senate President Steve Sweeney surprised the university with the threat of a lawsuit if Perez was permitted to participate in the meeting.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— A Bristol-Myers Squibb chemist created a toxic potion sending her husband into a coma he never returned from, according a to a jury verdict Tuesday at the county courthouse.

Tianle Li, 42, was charged with the murder of her husband, Xiaoye Wang, in January 2011.  Prosecutors argued Li poisoned Wang with thallium, a colorless, tasteless, odorless drug lethal in small doses.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Hillel House is poised to move into a much larger facility across College Avenue from its current location, an elegant but small house which has been slated for demolition.

The new Jewish worship space will include a cafe and dining facilities, keeping up with the recently-expanded Chabad House just a few blocks away.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick community continues to mourn the loss of a popular and beloved young man, Sirjode A. Caracter, who passed away after suffering a fatal seizure that occurred in his sleep on June 17.

There was a huge turnout for the Comstock Street resident's funeral services last weekend.  And a memorial benefit concert, in commemoration of Caracter's life and achievements, is planned for tonight at 7pm in the Mount Calvary Missionary Church (150 Throop Avenue).

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Celebrate Independence Day in the town where it was first celebrated!

Today, New Jersey Historical Society will  give a talk about George Washington at Buccleuch Mansion at Buccleuch Park at 1:30pm.

New Brunswick is having a 4th of July weekend with a full schedule of events for this Sunday, the 7th ending with a dazzling firework display over the Raritan river.

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