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    Dusty McNichol, 54

    NJ Spotlight has lost one of its founders. Dusty McNichol died suddenly yesterday, leaving behind family members and admiring coworkers.

    McNichol, a Pulitzer Prize winner, cofounded issue-based NJ Spotlight in 2008 with John Mooney after a career spent at the Kansas City Star, the Record and the Star-Ledger.

    NJ Spotlight will resume coverage tomorrow.

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