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Meet Princeton Jeopardy Champion Terry O’Shea

Meet Princeton Jeopardy Champion Terry O’Shea
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A 19-year old English major from the university of Princeton has won this year’s Jeopardy! College Championship.

Bridgewater native Terry O’Shea answered the Final Jeopardy question on the second half of a two-day tournament that aired Friday night to earn the $100,000 grand prize.

Bridgewater Patch reported that the final Jeopardy! question (or answer) was: "1713's Treaty of Utrecht concluding the War of the Spanish Succession granted this small 2.3 square-mile area to Great Britain."

 

Banned Super Bowl Commercial ... Featuring Scarlett Johansson

Banned Super Bowl Commercial ... Featuring Scarlett Johansson

Picture the beautiful Scarlett Johansson …. lighting up the screen, doing a commercial that was supposed to be among the featured ads on Super Bowl Sunday.

But it’s not going to happen. Why?

Because th...

Christie Gets Real About the War on Drugs

Christie Gets Real About the War on Drugs
BY RACHEL STRAUSS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The use and smuggling of drugs in the United States has been discussed and addressed by political leaders for years. As shown through state action and legalizatio...

Bawer Aksal Gets Long Prison Sentence For Groping Woman on Plane

Bawer Aksal Gets Long Prison Sentence For Groping Woman on Plane
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A man from North Bergen has been given an extensive jail term for crimes against a woman on a cross-country flight.

Bawer Aksal, 49, was convicted last year of sexual ab...

Demand For Child Prostitutes Creates Industry

Demand For Child Prostitutes Creates Industry
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

During all of the festivities that take place over a Super Bowl weekend, a serious activity is often overlooked.

That would be sex trafficking. High profile events are s...

Update: Jon Corzine’s Son Committed Suicide in Mexico

Update: Jon Corzine’s Son Committed Suicide in Mexico
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine’s son Jeffrey was found to have taken his own life in Mexico City this past week.

Jon Corzine’s youngest son was an artist and asp...

An All-But-Forgotten But Great American Opera Singer ... and her Jersey Connection

An All-But-Forgotten But Great American Opera Singer ... and her Jersey Connection
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Born in Farmington, Maine, she may have been the first American opera singer to become famous all over the world. She was the first American opera singer to sing ...

LGBT Accounting Group Releases Top Tax Planning Tips for Same-Sex Married Couples

LGBT Accounting Group Releases Top Tax Planning Tips for Same-Sex Married Couples
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Practice group of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, released its Top 10 Tax Planning Tips for Legally M...

Super Bowl 2014: Pete Carroll Stands Corrected

Super Bowl 2014: Pete Carroll Stands Corrected
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Ticketholders and those who plan to watch the Super Bowl are reminded that MetLife Stadium and East Rutherford are located in New Jersey, which means the game is being ...

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