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Challenge to NJ's donor disclosure law to be heard in court

Sep. 17, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a case brought by a right-leaning think tank against a recent New Jersey law requiring certain advocacy groups disclose their donors. Americans for Prosperity, the political network backed by conservative industrialist Charles Koch, sued...

New Jersey Senator Anthony Bucco dies of heart attack

Sep. 17, 2019 6:01 AM EDT

DENVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey state Sen. Anthony Bucco has died. A spokesman says the 81-year-old suffered "a major heart attack" Monday morning and died in the evening at Saint Clare's Hospital in Denville. The Republican represented the 25th legislative district for 24 years. The district includes...

Now what? Jets already down Darnold, lose Siemian at QB

Sep. 17, 2019 1:52 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — First, Sam Darnold. Then, Trevor Siemian. Well, now what? That's the question Adam Gase and the struggling and short-handed New York Jets are faced with at the quarterback spot just two games into the season. "Obviously, it always causes a problem when a quarterback changes,"...

Beckham puts on show in MetLife return, Browns top Jets 23-3

Sep. 17, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. felt right at home again — in the end zone and on the highlight reels. With an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, the Browns wide receiver helped lift Cleveland past the short-handed and banged-up...

Hughes scores 2 in preseason debut for Devils

Sep. 16, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Newark, New Jersey. Hughes, the first overall pick in June's NHL draft, and P.K. Subban, acquired in a trade with...

Fishermen demand a say in decisions on offshore wind energy

Sep. 16, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they are located and the level of access to the waters near them. Fishermen...

Jets QB Siemian out vs. Browns with an ankle injury

Sep. 16, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian has been ruled out against the Cleveland Browns after injuring his left ankle in the second quarter. Siemian threw a long incomplete pass to Ryan Griffin, but Cleveland's Myles Garrett slammed into him and fell on top of him — and...

WR Demaryius Thomas active for Jets vs. Browns on MNF

Sep. 16, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is active and could make his debut for the New York Jets against the Cleveland Browns. Thomas was acquired last Tuesday from New England for a 2021 sixth-round draft pick. The veteran receiver was listed as questionable while dealing with a...

Jets promote QB Falk from practice squad, waive S Jackson

Sep. 16, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have promoted quarterback Luke Falk from the practice squad to serve as the backup to starter Trevor Siemian against the Cleveland Browns. The team also announced it waived safety Bennett Jackson a few hours before the game Monday night. Siemian is starting...

Giants fading fast yet again. How soon until Jones starts?

Sep. 16, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are off to another slow start and changes may be coming. For the sixth time in seven years, the Giants are 0-2. They will be heading to Florida this weekend to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) and they are already a 6 1/2 point underdog. The longer the...