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Trenton Thunder continue legacy of canine batboys

As the Trenton Thunder prepares to start its new season on April 3 in Arm & Hammer Park, the players will be met at the plate by the team’s new bat dog, Derby. Unlike most AAA teams, the Thunder doesn’t have a bat boy to bring each hitter’s favorite lumber up to him. That honor…

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Online courses at campus based colleges may be failing to educate students

When Mercer’s Professor of Education, Dr. Theresa Capra, was in her 20’s she was living on her own, paying bills, working towards her bachelor’s degree at CUNY’s Hunter College and spending much of her time –even her lunch break– commuting to classes on the New York City subway. It was, in her words, “a nightmare.”…

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Lively App may change the future of music

Standing in the crowd surrounded by 50,000 cell phones recording the live performance on the stage, Dean Graziano had already begun planning his newest business adventure. Dean Graziano, founder and CEO of the Lively app and former resident of Mercer County wanted to create a way for attendees of events like concerts or comedy shows,…

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Hate Speech Guidelines for NJ school sports get mixed reception from Coaches and Officials

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In the fall of 2012 Bergen Catholic and Paramus Catholic played their annual Thanksgiving Day football game. The game, normally a sense of pride in athletics for the state of New Jersey, became a stain on its reputation. During the course of the game Bergen Catholic fans and students taunted the Paramus players and coaches…

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SouperFest, hosted by the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, celebrated TASK’s 13th anniversary

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The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) celebrated its thirtieth anniversary at the Trenton War Memorial on April 20, 2013 by hosting a one-day festival called SouperFest to thank the community for its support. SouperFest attendees donated 6,000 pounds of canned food to support TASK. People dropped off the goods into yellow buckets placed at the…

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Gun violence in Trenton is cause of death of five Mercer students since last year

Five Mercer students have been murdered since September of 2012. All five lost their lives due to gun violence in Trenton. The dead include: Ruschell Fireall, 42, a former student, who was a Criminal Justice major through 2008, was shot multiple times outside of her car following a high speed chase by her attacker on…

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