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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The wife of a Hudson County detective has taken the stand in her husband's murder trial in what Maryland authorities allege was a road rage killing of another driver. Marie Walker testified Joseph Walker flashed his badge at Joseph Harvey before the face-off that ended in Harvey's shooting. A passenger in Harvey's car testified earlier he never saw a badge.

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia's governor today is touring an Eastern Shore campground where a couple from Jersey City was killed by a tornado yesterday. Lord Balatbat and Lolabeth Ortega were killed and their 13-year-old son was severely injured when a tree fell on their tent.

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy as they look into the death of a kayaker from North Brunswick at Round Valley Reservoir Wednesday night. The Courier news reports divers recovered Chen Shao's body yesterday.

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AP) - A new commander has taken over a military unit based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Colonel James Copher succeeds Colonel Martin Chapin in leading the 621st contingency response wing. The wing rapidly deploys personnel to open up and run airfields.

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