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Lewis’ Run Unable to Get Over Court Hurdle

A second court has ruled that Olympic great Carl Lewis isn’t eligible to run for the New Jersey state senate, ruling Monday that the secretary of state was correct in declaring that Lewis did not meet a residency requirement.

Lewis, a nine-time Olympic gold medalist who grew up in Willingboro, has a home in nearby Medford and helps coach the track team at Willingboro High School. He owns a home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., a business in Los Angeles and didn’t register to vote in New Jersey until the day he announced his candidacy. Read more>>

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