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Camden County
David Madden
August 11, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of formerly incarcerated Camden County residents turned out to Thursday's event aimed at providing them with assistance in reentering society. This was the first Reentry Resource Forum event, which brought together a number of county and state agencies to offer...
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Dreamstime
Paul Kurtz
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- A team of entomologists at Rutgers University is recommending tick surveillance across New Jersey. Professor Dina Fonseca led a team of Rutgers entomologists on a state-wide campaign to identify as many tick species as possible. "Unless you know what's there you don't...
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights guard Issa Thiam (35) controls the ball.
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March 12, 2019 - 4:45 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University basketball player Issa Thiam has been dismissed from the team and faces deportation after his arrest on domestic violence charges. Thiam, a junior forward from Dakar, Senegal, is accused of slapping a woman and swinging a knife at her after she refused...
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blood pressure
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Lynne Adkins
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A study of thousands of patients in North Jersey has some startling findings on blood pressure. Extremely high blood pressure where numbers register 200 over 120 or higher is extremely dangerous and affects African-American patients more often than others, according to...
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Coffee
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Lynne Adkins
January 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Researchers are turning to your morning cup of joe to treat two incurable brain disorders. Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia get worse as proteins build up in the brain. It's been known for a while that coffee offers some protection, but Dr. Maral Mouradian...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
December 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) – Seventeen years ago, it was viewed as a linchpin in Camden’s rebirth. This week, crews will begin tearing down Campbell’s Field. The 6,400 seat stadium, in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, played host to the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League. The team...
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Michigan State Spartans vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
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October 31, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Jersey say a Rutgers University football player has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to commit murder. Middlesex County prosecutors said Tuesday that 22-year-old Izaia Bullock of Piscataway was charged with two counts of attempted murder...
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Autism
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Lynne Adkins
September 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Researchers at a North Jersey center will be looking for new ways to tackle a growing problem. Autism rates in New Jersey are significantly higher than the national average, says Dr. Elizabeth Torres, principal investigator of the New Jersey Autism Center of...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photoSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters on an escalator at the Capitol in Washington.
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August 31, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of Senate women. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...
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Brian Garrett speaks during an interview at his home in Powell, Ohio.
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July 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Kantele Franko, Andrew Welsh-Huggins and John Seewer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-...
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