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Diversity under Trump

Mixed views on whether the new administration will affect diversity efforts in the workplace

In the wake of the stunning and highly scrutinized election of business mogul and political neophyte Donald Trump as the President of the United States last November, the mandate of fostering and maintaining a truly diverse workforce has been thrust to the forefront of social consciousness, according to industry experts across most specters of the hot button topic.

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Toxic water a worry in New Jersey, scientist says

Drinking a glass of tap water can be dangerous, according to a South Jersey based biochemical company.

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Booker calls for fed intervention on state transit woes

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker joined a chorus of other state leaders calling for federal assistance in an effort to overhaul New Jersey's transportation issues in the wake of several high profile transit delays and other problems in the past several weeks.

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Executive advocates increasing diversity in financial services industry

As one of the top performers at one of the nation’s Big 4 accounting firms, Kevin Basden undoubtedly has a penchant for business and, more importantly, a knack for bringing other people of color into a socially conscious and globally numeric world.

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Candidates for NJ governor to debate at Stockton University

Candidates for New Jersey governor will face off on Tuesday, May 9 in two separate forums at Stockton University in Galloway Township for the June 6 Primary.

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96-year-old election poll worker knows the importance of voting

Laura Wooten has been helping New Jersey voters at the polls for more than 70 years

Laura Wooten is a social and community activist whose lifelong service exemplifies her commitment to heed the pervasive cry to get out and vote--Wooten has worked as a poll worker in the Garden state for more than 70 years.

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A life of service

Former Camden educator and freeholder Riletta Cream says sharing is caring

It's an age old adage---reading is fundamental, yet one that native Camden resident and educator Riletta Cream has advocated for decades.

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In budget address, Christie tackles drug addiction, pensions

A surprisingly mostly subdued Gov. Chris Christie delivered his annual and final state budget address in Trenton last week and set forth strict deadlines to implement his goals to lessen some of the state’s financial woes before he leaves office in less than a year.

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New Jersey community leaders celebrate Black History Month

With an increase in racial and ethnic polarization prior to and after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, the spirit of Black History month may indeed have a different image this year, according to some New Jersey community leaders.

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Judge: Christie can be charged in Bridgegate scandal

A Bergen County judge has ruled that there is probable cause to charge Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct related to the George Washington Bridge closure in 2013---a scandal many contend cost the Republican governor a key cabinet position in the Trump administration.

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