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Ray "el rey de la noche!"....merely a Jersey Guy with a microphone, a transmitter, and an internet connection.   I'm proud to host New Jersey's only all live/all local/all night show...every weeknight from 11 to 3...spreading the gospel of the Garden State to every corner of the globe via RadioPup on your smartphone...on your computer at nj1015.com...at home and in your car from the big and imposing frequency modulated stick at 101.5! I've been a resident of Manalapan since 1987, and have watched the town grow. And I don't plan to move out of here any time soon...unless the taxes become unbearable, in which case maybe I'll go back to my grandmother's little village in Nola, Italy and speak in non-incoherent Neapolitan much to the amusement of the locals.
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Should NJ schools close for religious holidays?

Question: should schools close for religious holidays?

If you live in a given district where the majority of students practice one religion over all others, some educators feel it makes sense to close for that holiday for what they call “secular considerations

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NJ PARCC test – Is it a waste of time?

While New Jersey high schools have already begun phase 1 of the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers PARCC test – the Assembly has approved a bill which would scale back the scope of the tests.

The bill would bar the State Education Department from using the test as a way to determine students

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Youtube - Mall of America
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Al-Shaab terrorist group threatens malls – Should NJ malls strengthen security?

While there’s been no threat by the terrorist group al-Shaab to local malls, authorities at one of New Jersey’s largest malls, the Freehold Raceway Mall, feel pretty confident the license plate readers recently installed will keep customers safe

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Gov. Chris Christie, on ‘Ask the Governor”
Gov. Chris Christie, on ‘Ask the Governor”
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NJ Transportation Fund – How would you replenish it?

In case you weren’t watching, here’s a brief summary of Governor Christie’s Budget Address:
The upcoming budget is to be 33.8 billion dollars with no new taxes imposed. It’s less by 2.3 billion that had been put in place in 2008

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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NJ deer accidents – Have you collided with one yet?

It’s only a matter of time before it happens to you.

And for most of us living here, not only is it a matter of time – but a matter of times it’s happened to you.

Collided with a deer or two (or three!)

My fairly new Honda C-RV has around 35 thousand miles on it

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How would you rate your quality of life in New Jersey?

How would you rate your quality of life here – and what is it that’s either keeping you here or makes you want to flee?

A new poll released by Monmouth University finds that there’s a slight uptick among New Jersey residents feeling positive

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Hall & Oates talk about the song Michael Jackson says he ‘stole’ from them

I had to do a double take myself when I saw the headline about Michael Jackson “stealing” a song from legendary 80s duo Hall and Oates.

It seems that Hall was talking to the King of Pop during

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A display in Moorestown provides PARCC test information. (David Matthau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
A display in Moorestown provides PARCC test information. (David Matthau, Townsquare Media New Jersey)
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PARCC flight – Education chief bails out of hearing unannounced, Facebookers say

Once again, social media is becoming the news breaker we all thought it would be.

And tt’s funny some of the things you find out when reading the comments left by Facebookers.
Here’s the latest wrinkle in the PARCC test controversy

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NRA cartoons for kids – ‘Eddie Eagle’ gun safety program in an NJ elementary school.

Is teaching young children about gun safety through a cartoon known as the Eddie Eagle program a good idea – or as one gun control advocate feels – likens it to the “Joe Camel” marketing campaign making cigarettes more appealing to kids

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