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On the Market in the New York Region

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This week’s properties include five-bedroom homes in Ridgewood, N.J., and Garden City, N.Y.
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Where Variety Is the Spice

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Southeast Asian specialties like banh mi share space with diner classics on the voluminous menu at Cafe Bua.
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Pageantry and Sizzling Romance in ‘Henry VIII’

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Shakespeare’s “Henry VIII” chronicles Henry’s first divorce and remarriage, featuring no bloodshed but a coronation, two trials, an offstage execution, a royal christening and plenty of intrigue.
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Events in New Jersey for Oct. 26 - Nov. 1

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A guide to cultural and recreational events in New Jersey.
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Hopewell Township to auction Hunter Farm, Else tract preserved farmland properties

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The 55-acre Hunter Farm and 92-acre Else tract were purchased by the township and county to prevent future development Brendan McGrath | Times of Trenton http://connect.nj.com/user/BMcGrath/index.html
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Man in critical condition after shooting in Burlington County, police say

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A 37-year-old man was in critical condition Saturday after he was found shot on a city street, according to police. Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/noahcohen/index.html
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Brothers' wives give birth just minutes apart in New Jersey

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Brothers' wives give birth just minutes apart in New JerseyIt's a double bundle of joy for two families - two New Jersey brothers became first time dads exactly six minutes apart.


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Health care worker criticizes quarantine process

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way she's being treated.
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US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

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Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo talks with a reporter inside his home in Providence, R.I., Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. Mukpo says he knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods. "The only thing you can see is their eyes, and they're dripping with chlorine," he said. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods.


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Disbarred West Long Branch attorney convicted of diverting $108,000 of client’s money

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Eugene LaVergne, 50, had already been disbarred from practicing law professionally in New Jersey when he was convicted on Thursday, authorities said. MaryAnn Spoto | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/mspoto/index.html
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NJ teacher's license suspended for commenting on curse word in student's name

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Teacher said the boy's name had a curse word in it, saying "I literally can't stop laughing," according to a ruling by the state teaching board. Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jzaremba/index.html
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Ebola nurse quarantined in Newark claims she never had a fever

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In an account in a Dallas newspaper, the nurse who has been quarantined in Newark because of her recent activity in Ebola-plagued Sierra Leone disputed the state's assertion she had a fever and warranted hospitalization. That nurse, Kaci Hickox, says... Kathleen O'Brien | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/kobrien/index.html
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Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, wear protective suits in an isolation room in the Emergency section of the hospital during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. New York health officials are known for holdings drills on handling emergencies, and Ebola is no exception. Bellevue, the country's oldest public hospital, had been preparing for an Ebola patient in earnest since August. Ebola came to New York via Dr. Craig Spencer, who had been treating patients in Guinea. Spencer alerted his aid agency that he had developed a fever, and was transported to Bellevue by specially trained emergency workers cloaked in protective gear. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. But they've said little about exactly how they'll enforce such strict rules.


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3 officers suspected of sharing nude photos

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MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer suspected of stealing nude and racy photos from the cellphones of women arrested on drunken driving charges sent those photos to at least two fellow officers.
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Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

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This Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo shows Democratic Party volunteers call prospective voters to urge them to support Gov. Jerry Brown and other party candidates at a phone bank in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles. The midterm elections are about two weeks away, but California is one of more than 30 states in which some form of advance voting is shaping the way campaigns must be conducted. (AP Photo/Michael Blood)LOS ANGELES (AP) — For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted.


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Illinois orders mandatory Ebola quarantine for high-risk travelers

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn speaks before signing the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act at a ceremony in Chicago, Illinois(Reuters) - Illinois has ordered mandatory 21-day quarantines for all "high-risk" people who have had direct contact with Ebola patients while in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, the three West African nations most affected by the outbreak. The order, to be implemented by local health authorities, includes all medical personnel who treated patients with the often-deadly disease in those three countries. Previously such high-risk individuals were subject to voluntary isolation. ...


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Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

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HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.
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So you want to write like a poet laureate? 5 poetry tips from Billy Collins

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Billy Collins has climbed to the top the U.S. poetry scene, serving as the U.S. poet laureate from 2001 until 2003. At the Dodge Poetry Festival he offered a few writing tips. Naomi Nix | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/nsnix/index.html
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School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

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School worker tried to stop Washington shootingA high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.


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U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states

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A gay couple holds hands during a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San DiegoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits. Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming were added to the list on Saturday, a week after Holder made a similar announcement concerning seven other states. The move comes after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals of cases that sought to overturn bans on same-sex marriages. ...


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