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JERSEY CITY — Voters in a New Jersey community will decide whether a statue honoring Polish World War II victims will be relocated. Jersey City's governing body had been due to vote Wednesday on whether to repeal their decision to move The Katyn Memorial. But it failed after five of the nine City Council members abstained, meaning the measure didn't get the five votes it needed to pass, so a special election will be held later this year. SENT: 431 words, photo.



ATLANTIC CITY — An Atlantic City casino owner says he'll take in people fleeing the powerful hurricane due to strike the East Coast this week. Bruce Deifik told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he will let anyone fleeing the storm stay for free at his Ocean Resort Casino until it has passed. People must show identification proving that they live in an area endangered by the storm. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 284 words, photos.


— ROBBERS DRESSED AS NUNS — A New Jersey woman is headed to prison for her role in a monthlong crime spree across two states, including an attempted bank robbery in Pennsylvania where she and another woman dressed as nuns.

— GROPING SUSPECT CAUGHT ON VIDEO — Authorities say a man who allegedly groped a female shopper inside a New Jersey department store was captured after her mother chased after him and recorded him on her cellphone.

— RADIO HOST KILLED — A jury has been picked for the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a New Jersey radio show host slain in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring.

— BIKE STUNTS — Police in New Jersey are cracking down on teen bicyclists who weave in and out of traffic.


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