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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Acquires Bai Brands for $1.7 Billion

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The New Jersey-based startup's antioxidant drinks will help the beverage group diversify into the low calorie market

Missing New Jersey family members found alive in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP)

New Jersey Is Better Than Bon Jovi

Mark Birch

New Jersey gets a lot of flack. From the jokes about what exit you live off of to the non-garden like stretches along the NJ Turnpike to the regrettable images of Jersey Shore, it is not hard to write this state off as a total wasteland. New Jersey however has many positives. New Jersey NJ music

Remains of missing New Jersey man found in North Carolina

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AP) — Officials say the remains of a missing New Jersey man have been found in Greensboro, North Carolina GREENSBORO, N.C (AP)

New Jersey man charged in death arrested in North Carolina

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AP) — A New Jersey man charged with murder in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found inside an Atlantic City apartment where they both lived has been arrested ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP)

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich to play New Jersey exhibition

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NEW YORK (AP) — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich will play a preseason exhibition Aug. 3 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

North Carolina man accused of shooting 2 in New Jersey

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AP) — Prosecutors say a North Carolina man shot two men in the New Jersey city of Asbury Park FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP)

Ku Klux Klan fliers appear in northern New Jersey town

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AP) — Fliers urging residents to join the Ku Klux Klan are turning up on doorsteps and driveways in a northern New Jersey town LYNDHURST, N.J. (AP)

Twitter shows great white shark off New Jersey shore

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The 16-foot, 3,456-pound great white shark has been spotted off New Jersey's coastline OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) AP) — Mary Lee has returned to the Northeast.

"With all that New York and New Jersey and our millions of residents and small businesses have."

Mark Birch

Chris Christie of New Jersey and Gov. Cuomo of New York condemning the decision not to vote on the storm aid bill this week. Hurricane Sandy New Jersey New York disaster relief Congress government dysfunction natural disaster House of Representatives RepublicansAndrew M.

How One Technology Could Generate $71 Billion and Stop Terror Attacks.

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2 sentenced in New Jersey for human trafficking of woman

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AP) — Two people have been sentenced to prison terms in New Jersey for recruiting a woman in North Carolina to work in the sex trade CAMDEN, N.J. (AP)

TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million

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The firm also announced plans to buy RCN Telecom Services of Princeton, New Jersey for $1.6 TPG Capital, a private equity firm, announced Monday plans to buy San Marcos-based Grande Communications Networks for $650 million. billion. It purchased the companies from ABRY Partners in separate transactions. Austin San Antonio

Tyler Hall takes 2-shot lead in New Jersey Open

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AP) — Tyler Hall of Upper Montclair birdied three of his final six holes and opened a two-shot lead after two rounds of the $75,000 New Jersey Open on Wednesday DENVILLE, N.J. (AP)

Defending champ Greyserman leads New Jersey Open by a stroke

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AP) — Defending champion Max Greyserman of Crestmont shot a 5-under 67 and grabbed the lead after the first round of the New Jersey State Golf Association Open Championship Tuesday DENVILLE, N.J. (AP)

RxWiki Merges with TeleManager Technologies and Launches Digital Pharmacist

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Austin-based RxWiki, a digital health company, has announced its merger with TeleManager Technologies, a communications solutions company based in Newark, New Jersey. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Together, they have launched Digital Pharmacist with 55 employees. Austin

Why Two Pro Teams in Different Sports Get Together for a Huge Offsite

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For the last two years, executives from the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL's New Jersey Devils have come together at a joint offsite event. Here's why

North Carolina woman dies in police custody in New Jersey

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17-year-old Kyle Weatherman wins ARCA race in New Jersey

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AP) — Kyle Weatherman won the ARCA 150 on Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park for his first ARCA Racing Series, leading the final five laps in his road-course debut MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP)

Thousands of patients' data stolen at New Jersey hospitals

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AP) — Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen by a billing clerk in a data breach HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP)

Marine, cousin arrested in New Jersey church shooting

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AP) — A Marine stationed in North Carolina and his cousin are accused of shooting at a historic, vacant church in northern New Jersey RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP)

New Jersey Turnpike reuniting lost teddy bear with boy

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The Intersect Fund – Small (Business) Is The New Big

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That has enabled the school to grow and generate income, resulting in the creation of 9 new jobs in Newark this year. She’s not alone.

Former New Jersey man charged with $1.5M fraud

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AP) — A North Carolina man is charged with running a scheme to defraud an investment bank that employed him in New Jersey NEWARK, N.J. (AP)

“Dog Ziggity: New Jersey’s Own Hot Dogs" via The New York.

Mark Birch

“ Dog Ziggity: New Jersey’s Own Hot Dogs " via The New York Times. hot dogs food Long Branch NJ Max''s Famous Hot Dogs

"New Jersey equals a banana republic of the old Soviet Union — like Kyrgyzstan or whatever. The."

Mark Birch

New Jersey equals a banana republic of the old Soviet Union — like Kyrgyzstan or whatever. The dealers are rent seeking and it’s clearly not in the interest of consumers. Instead it’s promoting the interests of an industry that deserves to die because it’s not efficient and doesn’t serve consumers. Dancing Giants” [link]. Kapow!

Head of New Jersey investment firms gets 10 years for fraud

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AP) — The head of a southern New Jersey investment firm has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting to fleecing investors of millions of dollars CAMDEN, N.J. (AP)

A Look at the Key Players in Zuckerberg's Newark Donation

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced five years ago this week that he was donating $100 million to improve the schools of struggling Newark, New Jersey

5 Reasons Why Cory Booker May Be the Next Vice President of the U.S.

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The junior senator from New Jersey has made friends in the right places. But will Clinton pick him

ConnectOne's Frank Sorrentino Praises 'Incredible' JOBS Act Benefits

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The CEO of the growing New Jersey bank is the latest entrepreneur to recommend the 2012 law and its creation of a "secret IPO" process

The Best and Worst Cities for Student Loan Debt in 2016

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Amazon, Fresh Direct and More Will Soon Accept Food Stamps Online

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The two-year pilot program will start in seven states: Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, Iowa, and Oregon

Fundraising Hacks in Princeton NJ, Friday, Oct. 4

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Fundraising HBS Alumni Angels New Jersey Startup Fundraising Hacks. RSVP Here.

jenbekmanprojects: Seaside Heights, Post Sandy by Stephen.

Mark Birch

It is not just Seaside Heights either though, but most of the New Jersey shore. The area was devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Pennies From Heaven performed by Frank.

Mark Birch

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Pennies From Heaven performed by Frank Sinantra and Count Basie - How can I not end a week of music from New Jersey and not include the biggest legends from the state, Sinatra and Basie. Pennies From Heaven Count Basie Frank Sinatra jazz New Jersey Red Bank Hoboken jazz brunch

fred-wilson: Breed (Nirvana) - Titus Andronicus i spent a while.

Mark Birch

Titus Andronicus Breed Nirvana rock grunge Cover Friday NJ New Jerseyfred-wilson : Breed (Nirvana) - Titus Andronicus. i spent a while looking for the Titus cover of Brown Sugar I heard on SiriusXMU last weekend. couldn’t find the studio version they played. oh well. but then i came across this Titus cover of Nirvana. even better.

This $125 Million Company Began With Coffee Fruit

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Ben Weiss, 44, found his treasure--coffee fruit--in Indo­nesia, a long way from his company's Hamilton, New Jersey, home. Bai's beverages are loaded with the fruit's antioxidants, a must-have

METAL MONDAY: Horror Business by The Misfits - Now many will.

Mark Birch

And as for our music of New Jersey theme this week, the Misfits were founded in Lodi, NJ in 1977, the town Danzig was born. Misfits Horror Business Glenn Danzig punk metal Metal Monday horror punk New Jersey LodiMETAL MONDAY: Horror Business by The Misfits - Now many will protest loudly that this is not metal.

3 Ways to Spark Employee Creativity

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Take a lesson from these three companies that have come up with clever ways to spark new ideas. Running low on fresh ideas?

80’S TUESDAY: Cover Me by Bruce Springsteen - I tagged.

Mark Birch

When I think about the music of New Jersey, this is one of the songs that comes to mind. Bruce Springsteen Cover Me Born in the USA E Street Band Max Weinberg rock New Jersey 80's Tuesday80’S TUESDAY: Cover Me by Bruce Springsteen - I tagged along one summer with a family friend to this barbecue/party on the NJ shore.