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A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store. (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Signs Lease To Open In Newark

The Whole Foods will take up 29,000 square feet on the main floor of the old historic Hahne department store building on Broad Street near the Rutgers Newark campus, the Prudential Center and NJPAC.

10/11/2013

Mayor Cory Booker (C) next to Shaquille O'Neal at Newark highrise groundbreaking (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Shaq Helps Break Ground On Riverfront Newark High-Rise

The rental complex – One Riverview at Rector – will be the first to go up in downtown Newark in 50 years.

09/27/2013

From left: Cory Booker (credit Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images); Rep. Rush Holt (credit: Holt Campaign); Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (credit: New Jersey Legislature); Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: 
pallone.house.gov)

All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate Debate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.

08/05/2013

Lawmakers launch "Raise the Wage" campaign to increase minimum wage, June 19, 2013. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

N.J. Democrats Push Ballot Measure To Increase Minimum Wage

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver may be opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but they are teammates in pushing voters to approve raising by $1 the current minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 per hour.

06/19/2013

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

06/19/2013

Frank Pallone delivering more than 3,000 petitions to Division of Elections in Trenton. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Primary Battles Set As Deadline Passes To Enter New Jersey Senate Race

Gov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.

06/10/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Booker Makes Official Announcement For Senate Run

Newark Mayor Cory Booker officially threw his hat in the ring Saturday for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)

06/08/2013

Newark police stepping up patrols for the summer season (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark Steps Up Security To Battle Summertime Violence

Historically, when the mercury rises on the streets of Newark, so does violent crime, so this year Mayor Cory Booker is trying something different.

05/29/2013

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Counselors On Hand At Two Newark Schools After Separate Incidents

Counselors will be available at two schools in Newark a day after a student was gunned down and a school was put under lockdown.

05/16/2013

Mayor Cory Booker, Sen. Barbara Buono

Booker, Buono Team Up To Call For Gun Control In New Jersey

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono have teamed up to urge state lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.

05/13/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Bing)

Booker Mulls Mandating Armed Guards, Curfews For Newark Businesses After Recent Violence

The mayor vetoed a measure last year that would have mandated late-night establishments have armed guards, citing the cost to local businesses.

03/27/2013

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Newark Offers Free Help For Those Filing Tax Returns

You may be starting to receive those W-2 forms in the mail, which means the tax filing season has begun. Qualified residents in Newark can get some free help.

01/27/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (file/Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: 68 Percent Of NJ Voters Believe Christie Deserves Re-Election

Wednesday’s poll showed the New Jersey Republican’s positives outweigh his negatives among Democrats, independents and women.

01/23/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment) Sen. Frank Lautenberg (credit:Kris Connor/Getty Images)

N.J. Sen. Lautenberg Takes Digs At Newark Mayor Booker In Interviews

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that Newark Mayor Corey Booker is entitled to run next year for the seat he now holds, but has not yet revealed his own plans.

01/22/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Booker Says It’s ‘Premature’ To Say For Sure That He’ll Run For Senate

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker said Sunday that it was “premature” to say definitively that he will run for a U.S. Senate seat next year.

01/13/2013

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