PISCATAWAY, NJ—Two years ago, a $1.95 million grant from the federal Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) helped to establish a new minor in "critical intelligence studies" at Rutgers University.

The minor offers students a chance to study subjects including privacy and civil liberties, cyber security, intelligence, and foreign and domestic terrorism.

Now in its second year of instruction, between 30 and 40 students have declared their intent to complete the 18-credit program.

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—On Wednesday, January 17, residents can learn about the different kinds of taxes that New Jerseyans pay as part of an ongoing series of educational information sessions hosted by the Borough of Highland Park.

Jon Whiten, Vice President of New Jersey Policy Perspectives will be the featured speaker at the event, which begins at 7pm in the borough's Senior/Youth Center at 220 South Sixth Avenue.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Thursday, October 19, the State Theater of New Jersey will be hosting an exclusive screening of a documentary focused on families with  lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer (LBGTQ) members called “Families Like Yours.”

The screening will start at 7pm and is a free and ticketed event, with general admission seating.

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