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

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Governor Chris Christie will be heading to Mexico on Wednesday for a three-day official trade mission. Christie will give two keynote addresses, hold a sit down with the Mexican president and attend a welcome reception with local business leaders on Wednesday.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A lawyer for the parents of the 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi says that the family is devastated. Kevin G. Walsh, a Newark-based attorney, says in a statement that the girl's relatives prayed that Charles Vacca would survive his injuries and now pray for his family.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has been charged in a recent string of armed robberies at hotels in the state. Forty-two-year-old Tremone Burnett of Orange was charged Tuesday with six counts of robbery and a weapons offense.

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - A Princeton University employee says he has been told to choose between medical marijuana and his job. Don DeZarn says Princeton officials told him he couldn't use medicinal marijuana and work in his job as senior operations manager of campus dining. The 48-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who is running as a New Jersey congressional candidate for the Legalize Marijuana Party, says he qualifies for medical marijuana because of his inflammatory bowel disease and PTSD.

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