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John Nash, Wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Inspiration, Die In NJ

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

05/24/2015

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Vikings Owner Sued In New Jersey Over Real Estate Company

The owner of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings has been sued in New Jersey by the children of a former partner who say their father was cut out of a real estate deal by Wilf and his father. The son and daughter of Meyer Gold, who died in 2013, say he was a one-third owner of the company, called Amchu.

05/15/2015

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Cereal Maker Post To Move HQ From Missouri To Minnesota

Post Holdings says it is merging two of its cereal businesses, moving its headquarters from St. Louis to Minnesota and closing a New Jersey office, affecting about 200 employees.

05/15/2015

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Scott Walker In London This Week For Trade Mission

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to London for a trade mission that comes on the heels of a similar trip last week by another potential Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

02/09/2015

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NJ Arbitrator Awards Company $2M After Vikings’ Owners Default On Housing Deal

The Vikings’ CEO, president and vice chairman have been ordered to pay $2 million to their former business partners after violating a building contract, according to court documents. A New Jersey arbitrator ruled that the Zygi, Mark and Leonard Wilf violated a building contract the businessmen held with their cousins Ralph and Norman Mitscheles when they halted construction on an unfished housing project.

11/14/2014

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Burke Continues To Outspend Walker On TV

The latest estimates of television advertising spending in Wisconsin’s hotly contested governor’s race shows Democrat Mary Burke and her backers continue to outpace Gov. Scott Walker and his supporters.

10/24/2014

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White House Announces Ebola Screenings At 5 Airports, MSP Not Among Them

The White House announced enhanced screenings for Ebola at five U.S. airports Wednesday. Employees of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) will be taking the temperature of all travelers coming from West Africa at airports in New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Washington D.C and Atlanta. Anyone with a temperature would then be taken to the quarantine station for further evaluation.

10/08/2014

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Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

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Frontier Adds Flight Between Trenton-Mercer & MSP

Frontier Airlines is adding more nonstop flights at New Jersey’s Trenton-Mercer Airport. The airline on Friday started flying from Trenton to St. Louis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis.

06/13/2014

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Good Question: What Do Parents Legally Owe Their Kids?

An 18-year-old New Jersey girl made headlines earlier this week when she sued her parents for not paying her college tuition.

Rachel Canning says she was kicked out of her home by her parents, but her mom and dad say their daughter left because she didn’t want to follow the rules. On Tuesday afternoon, a judge ruled in favor of the parents. Another hearing will be held in April to decide whether Canning left home on her own. So, when it comes to the law, what do we owe our children?

03/05/2014

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Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

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Zygi Wilf Strikes Back At NJ Court Ruling

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has appealed a court ruling requiring him and his family to pay $100 million in damages and legal fees over a broken deal to develop an apartment complex in his home state of New Jersey. Wilf, his brother Mark Wilf and cousin Leonard Wilf filed their appeal Wednesday in New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division.

01/09/2014

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Senator Calls For Accountability In Target Breach

Sen. Robert Menendez wants the federal government to hold companies accountable when their customers’ financial information is stolen.

12/26/2013

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Twin Cities Attorney Weighs In On Wilf Judgment

About $103 million is the amount a New Jersey judge has slapped Zygi and Mark Wilf, with along with their cousin Leonard. The money is to cover damages, fees, interest and expenses the Wilf’s incurred for defrauding old business partners involved in running an apartment complex outside New York City.

12/21/2013

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Vikings And Giants Major Disappointments In 2013

When the NFL was looking for a Monday night game in the seventh week of the season, the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants seemed a natural. The Vikings were coming off a surprising 10-6 record and a playoff berth in 2012.

10/19/2013

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Wilfs To Pay About $85 Million In Damages

More than 20 years and 100 days of testimony have passed in a case that’s pitted a brother and sister against some of the most powerful real estate moguls in New Jersey – the Wilf brothers In a hearing Monday, Judge Deanne Wilson decided how much money the Wilfs had to pay for defrauding former business partners in an apartment deal in the 1980s. Wilson said the plaintiffs – Ada Reichmann and her brother, Josef Halpern – deserve $36 million in punitive damages. Halpern’s attorney says his client client’s decades-long dispute with the Wilfs has taken a toll on his health.

09/23/2013

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Final Night Of Miss America Prelims On Thursday

The final round of preliminary competition in the 2014 Miss America pageant will be held Thursday night in Atlantic City. Contestants from Mississippi, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Oklahoma have won preliminary contests over the first two nights of competition.

09/12/2013

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Judge: Vikings Owner Wilf Must Release Net Worth

A New Jersey judge says Minnesota Vikings principal owner Zygi Wilf and others must make their financial worth public as the court determines what damages they should pay in a civil lawsuit. The Star-Ledger reported that the judge Monday said the sealed document listing the Wilfs’ “minimum net worth” must be released, but she will allow a delay so the Wilfs can pursue an appeal. A lawyer for the Wilfs said releasing the information would invade their privacy.

09/09/2013

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Vikings Stadium Lease Vote Halted During Wilf Finances Investigation

The Vikings stadium final leases were scheduled for votes this Friday at the Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission. But now those votes are on hold until an investigation into the Wilf family’s finances can be completed.

08/20/2013

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Talking Points: Wilfs’ Fraud Issues & The Vikings Stadium

The Metropolitan Sport Facilities Authority was supposed to vote later this week on some of the final agreements for the Vikings stadium deal. But those votes have been postponed after Gov. Mark Dayton called for a review of the nearly $1 billion stadium plan.

08/18/2013

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Winning MN Powerball Ticket Sold In Anoka County

Minnesota lottery officials announced Thursday morning that the winning ticket in Wednesday night’s massive Powerball jackpot was sold in Anoka County. Minnesota had a single winning ticket for the $448 million jackpot, with two others sold in New Jersey.

08/07/2013

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Shabazz Muhammad Dismissed From Rookie Symposium Over A Female Guest

Minnesota’s top 2013 draft pick Shabazz Muhammad was reportedly sent home from the NBA’s Rookie Transition program in New Jersey for bringing a female guest into his hotel room. Flip Saunders, Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations, issued the following statement about Muhammad breaking the rules of the symposium which is designed to help players learn to conduct themselves.

08/07/2013

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Vikings: Lawsuit Won’t Affect Team Or Stadium Plan

The Minnesota Vikings say a lawsuit against their ownership group will in no way affect the team’s finances or plans for a new stadium. Vikings vice president of public affairs Lester Bagley says a 21-year legal fight between Zygi, Mark and Leonard Wilf and their partners in an apartment complex in New Jersey is “a private business matter.”

08/06/2013

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Phoenix-Bound Dog Ends Up On Flight To Ireland

An English Springer Spaniel named Hendrix ended up taking a serious detour on his way from New Jersey to Phoenix this week.

03/16/2013

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Teenager Raises Thousands For Fellow Heart Patients

Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery.

02/08/2013

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