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Zach Braff Returns To Filmmaking in ‘Wish I Was Here’

VIDEO: Writer, Actor, Director Zach Braff discusses his new film with Franco Finn.

07/18/2014

Jersey City, including the Liberty Science Center, plus the Bayonne Bridge in the distance, as seen from the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New Jersey Celebrates 350th Anniversary

State officials are encouraging local governments, schools and religious institutions to ring bells for a full minute at noon to mark the occasion.

06/24/2014

This ad from Dove has New Jersey residents annoyed. Unilever, the brand's parent company, announced the ads won't run due to the outrage. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Girls Fire Back At ‘Offensive’ Ad, Say The Garden State Isn’t An Armpit

Frustrated that New Jersey was about to be called the “Armpit of America” in a national ad campaign a group of women took it upon themselves to create a new image for the Garden State.

03/19/2014

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Monmouth University Poll Shows Drop In NJ Quality Of Life

The Monmouth University poll out Monday finds 6 in 10 respondents said Jersey is a good or excellent place to live.

04/22/2013

A jughandle on Route 23 in Wayne, N.J. (credit: Google Maps)

Jughandle Ban Clears New Jersey Senate Committee

They are as New Jersey as diners and Bruce Springsteen, but one Garden State lawmaker wants to see the end of jughandles.

02/04/2013

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Gov. Christie: Super Bowl XLVIII Will Help ‘Turn The Page’ From Superstorm Sandy

“I think by next February, you’ll see that New Jersey will have recovered a good amount from the storm, and it will be a good way to turn the page from being victims to being survivors and thrivers,” Christie said.

02/04/2013

Police sketches from Maywood and Oradell (L) along with suspect from Hackensack (R) (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Communities On Edge After 5th Child Luring Attempt In 2 Weeks

Someone has been trying to lure children into a car and the incidents have parents in Garden State communities worried.

10/15/2012

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate with their fans after a win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on September 22, 2012. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dyer: Biggest Football Game This Weekend In The Tri-State? Rutgers Gets That Nod

Already off to their best start since the magical 2006 season — the year when Rutgers finished 11-2 and won the first bowl game in program history — the Scarlet Knights need this hot start to become credible again.

10/05/2012

Seniors at the Midland Park Senior Center (credit: CBS 2)

Study: New Jersey Residents Have Longest Life Expectancy In Nation

If you want to live long, perhaps you should move to New Jersey.

04/26/2012

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Poll: Nearly 1 In 3 Americans Hold ‘Unfavorable’ View Of New Jersey

Thirty-two percent of American voters have a unfavorable view of the Garden State, according to a recent survey by Public Policy Polling

02/21/2012

Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008. (credit:  Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Rothman Wants To See 2016 Democratic Convention In New Jersey

Rothman said that hotels, restaurants and proximity to New York City should be enough to lure Democrats to the Garden State.

08/09/2011

Shoppers in Union City, NJ - Mar 28, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey: New Jersey Retailers Looking To Hire More

Levin Management is out with its mid-year survey of 1,000 retailers in the Garden State.

08/05/2011

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey is interviewed by Wayne Cabot - New York, NY - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey Talks Corruption, Presidential Politics, And More

Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.

08/04/2011

Morris County, NJ (file / credit: Morris County Tourism Bureau)

Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

Ramapo Reservation - Mahwah, NJ - Jul 18, 2009 (credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

What Do You Think When You Think New Jersey?

That question evoked a wide-range of answers from people who took a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind phone survey as well as people who called into the WCBS 880 talkback line.

07/26/2011

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