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Gov. Christie and former Gov. Jim McGreevey speak during opening ceremony for Martin's Place on Sept. 15, 2014 (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Attends Opening Of Center For Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Martin’s Place provides treatment, transitional housing and job training for recently released inmates.

09/15/2014

Eric LeGrand speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Eric LeGrand Preaches Importance Of Dealing With Adversity To Rutgers Grads

Eric LeGrand, paralyzed during a college football game nearly four years ago, told graduates at Rutgers University on Sunday that they must learn to deal with adversity to be successful in life.

05/18/2014

Eric LeGrand speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Rutgers Prez Says LeGrand Will Speak At Graduation, Blames ‘Miscommunication’

After some initial confusion and harsh words, Eric LeGrand will speak at Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony.

05/06/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC, which is scheduled to conclude August 30. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former N.J. Governor Tom Kean To Replace Condoleezza Rice As Rutgers Commencement Speaker

Rutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month’s graduation ceremony.

05/05/2014

Gov. Chris Christie sworn in for second term Jan. 21, 2014 (CBS 2)

Christie Hosts 90th Birthday Roast Of Former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne

Gov. Chris Christie hosted the roast Tuesday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J.

04/01/2014

The marquee at the historic Apollo Theater announces the death of former South African President and civil rights champion Nelson Mandela, on December 5, 2013.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Empire State Building Lit Up In Tribute To Nelson Mandela

From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.

12/06/2013

Rendering of the LG building rising above the tree line of the Palisades (credit: Scenic Hudson via Protect the Palisades)

Former N.J. Governors Join Fight To Save Palisades From LG Headquarters

When Michele Byers, head of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, asked four governors to implore LG Electronics not to build a tower that would soar above the tree line in Englewood Cliffs and mar the vista, they didn’t even blink.

06/07/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.

06/03/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes the stage at the Republican National Convention - Tampa, FL - Aug 28, 2012 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Christie Leaves Indelible Mark At RNC, Already High Stock Skyrockets

It took New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 16 minutes to mention presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his keynote speech. But that hasn’t stopped his rock star-like ascension in the party.

08/29/2012

Chris Christie (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie On Keynote Address At RNC: ‘I’m On Lockdown, Baby’

With Isaac moving away from Tampa, the Republican National Convention is finally in full swing. Taking center stage on Tuesday night will be New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

08/28/2012

Gov. Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Israel - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie: No Time Wasted In Israel; Arab Group: Trip Was ‘One-Sided’

The first-term Republican says his first foreign trip was designed to tout business and trade opportunities in New Jersey for Israelis. It also helped him get a better grasp of the unique security challenges facing the volatile region

04/12/2012

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

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Poll: Christie Ahead Of Obama Among GOP Hopefuls

According to a Zogby International poll, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie would edge out President Obama 43 to 40 percent in the 2012 election.

01/04/2011

Gov. Chris Christie attends a town hall meeting - Parsippany, NJ - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Says Economy Key To Higher Ed Spending

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says higher education will be the first area to see increased spending once the state’s economy turns around.

01/04/2011

Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Martha Stewart, John Travolta Among NJ Hall Nominees

John Travolta, Martha Stewart and Tony Bennett are among 30 nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2011.

11/09/2010