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NJ NEWS COMMONS: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS HE WILL TESTIFY AT MENENDEZ TRIAL


Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is expected to testify today at the public corruption trial of Democrat New Jersey Sen Bob Menendez Graham's office said he was going to appear as a character witness for Menendez, The Record reports. Defense attorneys in the case are expected to wrap up their case in the next several days. 

THE STAR-LEDGER RELUCTANTLY ENDORSES MURPHY FOR GOVERNOR


The Star-Ledger Editorial Board has endorsed Democrat Phil Murphy for governor, but they are not happy about it. The board lays out its case in this long and depressing treatise on why it chose Murphy, which basically boils down to: he's not Guadagno. The Record is expected to announce its endorsement on Friday.

WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUP TARGETS NJ COLLEGES FOR RECRUITMENT
One of the white supremacist groups involved in the protests against the removal of a Confederate flag in Charlottesville has been focusing its recruitment efforts on New Jersey schools and colleges. Philly.com says the group has been leafleting this week at two Rutgers campuses, as well as Stockton University. 

FEDS TO FUND MASSIVE FLOOD-CONTROL PROJECT FOR HOBOKEN, NEARBY TOWNS
Five years after Hurricane Sandy hit, the federal government has announced that it will release $230 million to fund a huge project that would protect Hoboken and the surrounding towns from future flooding and storm surges. NJ Spotlight says the project will combine innovation features, including the use of green infrastructure in new development, to protect three communities from the kinds of storm surges that left them inundated when Sandy hit.

GOVERNOR’S RACE 2017: BACK SEAT FOR HEALTHCARE IN FINAL PHASE OF CAMPAIGNING
With the governor's race almost over and the election in just a few weeks, NJ Spotlight has published its fourth installment in a series that assesses and explores where the leading candidates stand on the most important issues facing New Jersey. This time the issue is healthcare and, more specifically, why policy discussions about healthcare seem to have taken a backseat to so many other issues during the campaign.

SOMERSET COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE FIRST TO UTILIZE NEW CRIME REPORTING APP
Somerset County Prosecutor's Office first to utilize new crime reporting app STOPit
The prosecutor's office in Somerset County became the first in the nation this week to begin using an anonymous crime reporting app STOPit, The Record reported. The app was originally developed by a New Jersey resident who designed it to help students anonymously report bullying incidents in schools. 

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