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Jets' hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit - New York News — NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets' hiring of the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting won't affect the case, for now. State Sen. Ray Lesniak, a sports betting supporter, and Dennis Drazin (DRAY'-zinn), an attorney advising Monmouth Park Racetrack, say Marcel Shipp's hiring won't lead them to ask U.S.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @JoshCornfield: Brother of federal judge who has been deciding NJ sports betting case hired by @nyjets as RB coach:…

Jan 28, 2015

Brother of federal judge who has been deciding NJ sports betting case hired by @nyjets as RB coach:…

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat - New York News — Associated PressSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popularity.

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys - New York News — Associated PressKEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S.
Jan 28, 2015

This seems like it could go so wrong: #GMO insects could be released in #Florida…

Main Denver airport bans sale of marijuana-themed souvenirs - New York News — Associated PressDENVER (AP) - Tourists who fly to Colorado to try legal pot can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport. The airport has banned pot-themed souvenirs, fearing the kitsch could taint the state's image.
Jan 28, 2015

You can buy pot in Denver.. but not underwear with marijuana leaves at #Denver airport.…

National Weather Service to evaluate work after missed call - New York News — MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A National Weather Service official says the agency will evaluate its storm modeling after a storm that was predicted to dump a foot or more of snow on many parts of New Jersey and the Philadelphia region delivered far less than that.

NYC mayor backs Patriots in deflategate investigation - New York News — NEW YORK (AP) - The New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York's City Hall. Mayor Bill de Blasio grew up in Massachusetts and remains loyal to the Patriots. He said Tuesday he believes the team did not deliberately under-inflate footballs in the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts.

New Jersey's roads reopen, mass transit returning - New York News — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Mass transit service is slowly returning to New Jersey after its suspension because of the winter storm. Gov. Chris Christie lifted a statewide travel ban Tuesday, but advised motorists who don't need to travel to stay off the roads. NJ Transit train service remains suspended.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @MyFoxNY: New Jersey's roads reopen, mass transit returning: Mass transit service is slowly returning to New Jersey afte...

Blizzard a bust? - New York News — You might call the Blizzard of 2015 a bit of a bust in New York City. Hours after forecasters warned of a potentially record snowfall, the city stirred on Tuesday morning to mostly cleared sidewalks and less than 8" of snow in Central Park.