Here are some of the top stories circulating in New Jersey news media today:
Rutgers University expects to pull in at least an additional $200 million over 12 years by moving its athletic teams to the Big Ten conference, school officials said Wednesday.
Signs Point to Growing Momentum in NJ Commercial Real Estate Market | NJSPOTLIGHT.COM
The odds are in favor of New Jersey’s commercial real estate market gradually pulling itself out of its recession and post-recession slump, with the office sector clearly trending upward and maybe turning a corner. That’s according to Kevin Thorpe, chief economist at national real estate services firm Cassidy Turley, who spoke at the firm’s New Jersey headquarters in Chatham late last month.
Bergen County freeholders move toward merging County Police, sheriff’s forces; override Donovan’s reorganizing veto | NORTHJERSEY.COM
The Bergen County freeholders took the first step toward merging the County Police into the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, a move that appears certain to provoke a legal challenge from County Executive Kathleen Donovan.
Newark schools could lose chance for $30M in federal funds after fight over ‘Race To The Top’ application | NJ.COM
The Newark school district will likely lose any chance of winning roughly $30 million in federal funds because of a dispute between union and district officials over the city’s “Race To The Top” application.
Palin endorses Lonegan | POLITICKERNJ.COM
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin won’t be on the ground in the Garden State stumping for Steve Lonegan, but she’s leaving little doubt on who she supports to be the state’s next U.S. senator.
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