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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Governor Chris Christie addresses state legislators during his State of the State Address on Jan. 8, 2013 in Trenton.

Christie Agrees To Give Kids Easier Access To Medical Marijuana

New Jersey’s governor agreed to allow production of ingestible forms of pot at state-approved dispensaries and to allow dispensaries to grow more than three strains of the drug.

08/16/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the Hilltop Group Home in Robbinsville - March 7, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Dem: Christie To Base Medical Marijuana Decision On ‘How This Is Polling In Iowa’

Desperate parents of a sick child awaited word Thursday from Gov. Chris Christie about expanding access to medical marijuana. They say their daughter’s well-being hangs in the balance.

08/15/2013

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With Legalized Sports Betting On Tap, NCAA To Move Championship Games Out Of N.J.

The college athletic association said that it cannot host games in states where gambling is allowed in them. New Jersey plans to license sports betting as soon as Jan. 9.

10/16/2012

President Obama signs a steel beam for One World Trade Center on June 14, 2012. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Steel Beam Signed By Obama Raised At One World Trade Center

A crane on top of the building lifted the beam from the ground Thursday after dozens of people, including construction workers and police officers, added their own signatures.

08/02/2012

Gov. Chris Christie  (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lack Of State Oversight Has Reportedly Led To Widespread Problems At N.J. Halfway Houses

Roughly 5,100 inmates have escaped from the state’s privately run halfway houses since 2005, according to a report. By contrast, the state’s prisons had three escapes in 2010 and none in the first nine months of 2011.

06/17/2012

Republican presidential candidates, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (L) listens to former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) during the Florida Republican Presidential debate January 26, 2012 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.(Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitt Romney Wins Big In Florida, Routing Newt Gingrich

“Thank you FL!” an exuberant Romney tweeted minutes after the race was called. “While we celebrate this victory, we must not forget what this election is really about: defeating Barack Obama.”

01/31/2012

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Oprah Winfrey, Gov. Chris Christie Connect On Weight Issues, Love, Politics In New Interview

In an interview with talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey, set to air this weekend, the hefty GOP governor said he knew that he had found a partner for life in wife Mary Pat when she suggested making an illicit late-night doughnut run.

01/13/2012