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Petition Opposes Syrian Attack

A local Democrat has posted an online petition urging President Barack Obama and Congress to find an alternative to military involvement in the Syrian civil war. Democrat James J. Devine, of Rahway, said that military violence will not stop the slaughter of…

Sex Slander Stirs Senate Squabble

STATE — Democrats called on Republican Gov. Chris Christie to withdraw his support from GOP U.S. Senate nominee Steve Lonegan for comments about the sexuality of Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Those remarks have been widely described as “homophobic” and…

Missing Trio Turns Up Safe

ELIZABETH — A frantic search for a missing 77-year-old woman who suffers from dementia and her two great-grandchildren ended Tuesday, when detectives from the Elizabeth Police Department and the Union County Prosecutor’s office found them in Newark.