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CLOSE - A fire on Oak St. in Passaic - Firefighters extinguish a fire that tore through an apartment building on Oak St. this morning. The apartments had to be evacuated. 34 mins ago

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Trump expected to name Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court -- While Barrett, 48, has been the front-runner for the nomination all along, the sources said she has become the sole focus of the process.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - NJ voters — avoid these mistakes on your ballot

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Four alarm fire erupts Saturday in Passaic

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Check out these 10 new restaurants in North Jersey

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People camping overnight vent about lines at MVC

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Man shot outside Holiday Inn on Route 4 in Fort Lee

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Bergen school pauses athletics, postpones football game

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' Sopranos' prequel films at Holsten's in Bloomfield

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View All Photos -- Passaic apartment fire on Oak St. this morning

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Feds: Indictment names alleged members of Paterson gang -- One defendant now faces six criminal charges under the new indictment, compared to the two crimes he was accused of when he was arrested back in 2019. -- Paterson Press

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Get ready: Register to vote or check your status here -- The USA TODAY NETWORK is committed to making sure New Jerseyans make their vote count. Use the tools here to check your registration status and more.

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5 scenic NJ Highlands hikes to take this fall -- From easy to strenuous , these five hikes are perfect for fall activities in northern New Jersey.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Half of Paterson agency employees got 'essential pay' bonuses - According to public records, half of the Paterson Housing Authority's 48 employees received an extra $1,000 in "essential pay" using federal funding. Paterson Press

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State of the Program: Inside look at HS football teams -- We're spending the weeks leading up to the high school football season taking a look at the State of the Program of New Jersey football teams.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Hillsdale residents face harassment over BLM lawn signs - One woman said a car crept by her house, kept going and returned. From across the street, the driver screamed expletives at her and her husband. Hillsdale

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Coming 9/28: North Jersey HS football docuseries -- For some NJ football players, getting to play is about more than Friday nights. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to take it all away.

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Fact check: Debunking 8 rumors in Breonna Taylor case -- We gathered the facts based on public records, official statements and interviews with witnesses and people close to the case to knock down myths.

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Giants vs. 49ers: Our predictions, 3 things to watch -- NY Giants are wounded, but so are the 49ers, who head back to MetLife Stadium for second straight game. How will they respond without Saquon Barkley?

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Search our memorial of those taken by COVID-19 -- NJ's coronavirus victims should not pass in silence. To help memorialize these lives, we've launched a series of portraits called "Loved and Lost."

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View All Photos -- Breonna Taylor vigil in Paterson

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Yankees, Marlins announce Saturday afternoon lineups -- Trevor Rogers (1-2, 6.84) will start for Miami, while Deivi Garcia (2-2, 4.88) goes for New York. -- Yankees

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Haledon police transport gun shot victim to hospital -- A 41-year-old Long Branch resident who after suffering multiple gun shots wounds flagged Haledon police officers. -- Haledon

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View All Photos -- Photos: Police investigate scene in Haledon

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - What we learned from Ramapo-Highlands scrimmage - Ramapo's starters excelled in the second quarter and led at halftime, 20-10, in an eventual 23-20 loss to Northern Highlands in a football scrimmage. Football

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NJ sues two North Jersey businesses for pollution -- An auto repair shop and a dye house were sued by the state as part of a series of "environmental justice" complaints targeting alleged polluters. -- Environment

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View All Photos -- Photos: Miami Marlins clinch playoff spot with win over Yankees

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Yankees frustration building after loss to Marlins, -- The Miami Marlins' 4-3, 10-inning victory clinched an NL playoff spot for manager Don Mattingly's surprising club. -- Yankees

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Football: What we learned from Bosco-DePaul scrimmage - A'Khoury Lyde makes big plays on both sides of the ball as DePaul recorded a 24-12 scrimmage victory over Don Bosco. Football

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- Football: Takeaways from Clifton-Wayne Valley scrimmage -- Clifton appeared to be a step ahead in Friday's football scrimmage at Wayne Valley, outscoring the home team, 27-0. -- Football

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Yankees manager Aaron Boone ejected in Friday's first inning -- The Yankees manager earned a quick ejection after arguing about the way umpire John Tumpane was calling the strike zone.

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With talk of potential extension, Mets' Conforto is focused on his game -- Though there is a lot of talk and speculation regarding a potential new contract for Michael Conforto, he remains focused on finishing the 2020 season.

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CLOSE -- Thomas Figueroa of Passaic, NJ -- Voice of the Voters - Thomas Figueroa of Passaic, NJ is a supervisor for a re-entry program for those being released from prison. He supports Trump.

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CLOSE -- Thomas Figueroa of Passaic, NJ -- Voice of the Voters - Thomas Figueroa of Passaic, NJ is a supervisor for a re-entry program for those being released from prison. He supports Trump.

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Pastor Kenneth Clayton 51 of Paterson, NJ -- Voice of the Voters - Pastor Kenneth Clayton 51 of St. Luke's Church in Paterson, NJ. He supports Biden.

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CLOSE -- Voice of the Voters -Katy Kluck 18 of Wayne, NJ

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Jenny Swistok 39 of Nutley, NJ -- Voice of the Voters - Jenny Swistok 39 of Nutley, NJ is an executive assistant. She supports Trump.

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Howard Pujols 36 of Passaic, NJ -- Voice of the Voters - Howard Pujols 36 of Passaic, NJ sells building supplies. He supports Biden.

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Mets-Nationals game postponed to Saturday doubleheader -- Game 1, the postponed contest, will begin at 3:05 p.m. Saturday. The second game will start about 30 to 45 minutes after the conclusion of the first. -- Mets

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Two Bergen schools earn National Blue Ribbon award -- The awards are the highest distinction given by the Department of Education and represent high achievement.

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Ramsey woman charged after seriously injuring bicyclist -- The bicyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center where he is in stable condition.

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Denville school receives national honors -- Denville's Riverview School was one of seven elementary schools in the state named a National Blue Ribbon School.

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Man sentenced for trying to pull gun on Englewood cop -- Englewood police arrested Cade Cordwell, 28, in March 2018 after a traffic stop over suspected drug possession escalated.

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NJ marijuana legalization group releases first ad ahead of legal weed vote -- Many New Jersey voters have already received their mail-in ballots, which includes a ballot question to legalize weed.

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Stop & Shop workers to get bonus for coronavirus duty -- Stop & Shop and the United Food and Commercial Workers union went to the bargaining table after a pandemic bonus expired in July. -- MAIN STREET

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Yankees, Marlins announce Friday lineups -- Sandy Alcantara (3-2, 3.12) will start for Miami, while J.A. Happ (2-2, 3.25) goes for the Yanks. -- Yankees

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Gregg Williams optimistic about Jets' defense -- The NY Jets' defense has been poor so far this season. But defensive coordinator Gregg Williams believes it can get much better. -- Jets

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' We're getting there.' New Mountain Lakes schools chief on district 'reboot' The new Mountain Lakes School District Superintendent has his hands full with budget, diversity and pandemic issues as well as a massive construction project. News

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Paterson activists remember Breonna Taylor -- More than 50 people attended a candlelight vigil in Paterson Thursday night to remember the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor in Louisville. -- Paterson Press

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