TRENTON - . (AP) - New York's largest public broadcastingstation has secured a deal to takeover New Jersey's state-ownedtelevision network after an attempt to block it failed.

Click 'PLAY' to watch Michael Arons of NJN's report and sign-off following the decision made in the state Senate.

A resolution to reject the takeover fell one vote shy in the NewJersey Senate Monday night.

Republican Gov. Chris Christie has said the state shouldn't beoperating a news network and can't afford to.

WNET-TV in New York will take over the station on July 1.