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

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HO-HO-KUS, N.J. (AP) - Hundreds of fellow police officers will be among the mourners at this morning's funeral in a Ho-Ho-Kus church for Waldwick police officer Christopher Goodell, who was struck and killed during a speeding detail Thursday. The driver of the truck that hit Goodell has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide charges.

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A Clifton police officer is recovering after authorities say he accidentally shot himself when a dog attacked him in Bloomfield. Essex County authorities tell NJ.com the officer's injuries weren't life threatening.

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) - Former Congressman Robert Roe was laid to rest yesterday with a funeral for the Democrat. Roe, who was 90 when he passed away last week, served 23 years in Congress until his retirement in 1992. Former colleague Frank Guarini tells The Record newspaper Roe's legacy was that he was always there for the people.

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) - Crews yesterday demolished a Sea Bright restaurant that fell victim first to Superstorm Sandy and then to cold temperatures last winter that burst a fire sprinkler pipe. Rum Runner owner Tim McLoone says he plans to build a new restaurant on the site.

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