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Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

By Rose McNulty  — @rose_mcnulty In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, cities around the country are testing their water and discovering that lead levels are unsafe. One such city is Newark, where test results last month showed that 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the drinking […]


Cleaning Up New Jersey’s Toxic Sites

Cleaning Up New Jersey’s Toxic Sites

Posted with permission from NJ News Commons By The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies & The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State What’s being done to clean up contamination across New Jersey? And how are residents being affected? Please join us for a discussion about the lingering […]


New Jersey Foreclosure Rates are the highest in the Nation

New Jersey Foreclosure Rates are the highest in the Nation

Story by Julia Palazzo – @julialpalazzo We have all seen the square sign that sits on the front lawn of a home: “FOR SALE” with a box below it that says “FORECLOSURE”. If you drive through the streets of New Jersey, you might be seeing more than a few. According to NJ.com, New Jersey is […]


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