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Republican and Independent Candidates Face Uphill Battle in Democrat-Dominated District

UPDATE (11/5): As expected, Frank Pallone was re-elected to another two-year term in the US House of Representatives, thanks in part to strong support in urban areas like New Brunswick.  Pallone was the second-highest vote-getter in the Hub City, with 2,765 votes cast for him across the city on Election Day.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Longstanding Democratic Representative Frank Pallone is up for re-election this November 4.

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NBHS Running Back Samad Davila Scores 3 Touchdowns in Zebras Overtime Win Over Freehold Township

FREEHOLD, NJ—The New Brunswick High School Zebras football team shocked Freehold Township Patriots as they came from behind to win in overtime, bringing the team to 3-4 on the season.

The Zebras star running back Samad Davila helped lead the way as he carried the ball 24 times for 129 yards and 3 touchdowns. 

Although Davila was the games Most Valuable Player, Zebras Quarterback Trevon Blakey threw the game-winning 25-yard Touchdown pass to Maurice Ffrench in overtime.

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Rutgers Changes Commencement Speaker Selection Process After Condoleezza Rice Protests

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—After protests led to Rutgers University's graduation speaker, Condoleezza Rice to back out of the $35,000 job last spring, the university announced it will be making changes to the selection process.

A major complaint from protestors was the lack of democracy provided to the university community in the commencement speaker selection process.

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NBHS Class of 1974 Still Boogying 40 Years Later

PRINCETON, NJ—The New Brunswick High School Class of 1974 celebrated the 40th anniversary of their graduation at a reunion held the evening of October 25 at the Princeton Marriott.

The class of '74 attended at a time when New Brunswick, Milltown and North Brunswick students all attended high school jointly.

New Brunswick was the only town of the three that had a high school.  Several alumni recalled the overcrowding, and how they had to attend school in split sessions.

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