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Everyone benefits if undocumented immigrants can legally drive in New Jersey, advocates claim

CHERRY HILL — Roads will be safer if the cause that brought 30 people to Christ Our Light on the evening of Feb. 4 — arriving by car as the

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Vain, stubborn, and inclined to do the right thing

Walter Isaacson — who, as the biographer of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, knows something about difficult men — wrote that America’s second president “could be argumentative, vain, stubborn, cantankerous and

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Todos se benefician si los inmigrantes indocumentados pueden conducir legalmente en Nueva Jersey, afirman los defensores

CHERRY HILL: las calles estarán más seguras si tiene éxito el motivo que llevó a 30 personas a Cristo Nuestra Luz (Christ Our Light), la tarde del 4 de febrero,

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Violinist to record in home of her musical upbringing

In recent months, violinist Alana Youssefian has given performances at New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall, at Yale University, as well as at venues in Texas, California,

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Decades-old allegation forces priest’s retirement

An accusation of sexual abuse from the mid-1980s has led to the retirement of Father John Bohrer as administrator of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Collingswood. The incident dates to

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Living with faith but battling depression

The poet Dennis Hall describes attending a graveside service with a group of friends and his wife, who was at that time dying of cancer. In the brief poem titled

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A different story appropriate for Christmas this year

As a novelist, Charles Dickens owns Christmas, with his uplifting story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three spirits who renew his soul in one night. But this year — when

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Ethel Merman learns her stage son is a future priest

The 1954 movie “There’s No Business Like Show Business” was a vehicle for the music of composer Irving Berlin, with Ethel Merman famously belting out the title tune and Marilyn

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The Good Friday death of a salesman

Dennis Ezekiel, who made his living by selling newspaper advertising, was in his grave less than a week when he was praised by Pope Francis. Not by name, of course.

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Prayer services for victims and for the church

At precisely 7 p.m. on Oct. 5, there was an uneasy quiet at six churches in all corners of the Diocese of Camden as a priest faced the altar in