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Officials Suggests Not As Many Parents Opting Their Kids Out Of PARCC Tests As Originally Thought

New Jersey ‘s Education Commissioner was pressed this week on participation in controversial standardized student performance tests and in particular those who are opting out of those tests.

5 hours ago

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South Jersey Mother In Custody Dispute Goes Free After 8 Years In Jail

A southern New Jersey woman jailed in an international custody dispute has been freed after spending more than eight years behind bars.

21 hours ago

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12-Hour Annual Passenger Car Race Tests The Endurance Of Dozens Of Drivers

It’s not exactly the 24 hours of Daytona, but a 12-hour car race in Millville today will test the endurance of some 40 participants.

04/25/2015

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Atlantic City Police Officers To Wear Body Cameras During Patrols

The department purchased and has now deployed 130 body cameras to be worn by uniformed officers during every patrol.

04/24/2015

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Autopsy: Fetus Found On Conveyor Belt In Camden Not Able To Breathe

Authorities say a dead fetus found at a New Jersey recycling facility was a female not capable of breathing.

04/24/2015

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2 Firefighters Injured Battling 2-Alarm Fire In Burlington County

The fire broke out on the 100 block of Mohawk Drive in Medford Lakes.

04/24/2015

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Police: 2 Charged With Prostitution Near Crowded Little League Field In South Jersey

Oaklyn Police say two people are facing charges including prostitution following an alleged incident near a crowded Little League field.

04/24/2015

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Officials: Fetus Discovered On Conveyor Belt At Recycling Plant In South Jersey

Officials in Camden County are investigating the death of a fetus they said was found at a business in Camden, New Jersey.

04/23/2015

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NJ Man Accused Of Posting Explicit Photos Of Ex-Girlfriend On City Poles

A Trenton man has been charged with extortion after police say he posted sexually explicit photos of a former girlfriend on city utility poles.

04/23/2015

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Survey: 1,400 Casino Jobs Are Now Available In Atlantic City

There are 1,400 jobs available right now in Atlantic City’s casinos, but only 350 of them are full-time positions, according to a survey undertaken by a New Jersey casino regulator.

04/23/2015

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Christie To Democrats On Pension Funds: ‘Where’s The Money?’

Gov. Chris Christie is accusing Democratic lawmakers of “essentially suing themselves” for getting involved in a lawsuit over pension payments.

04/23/2015

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Hundreds Attend Public Meeting About Substance Abuse Recovery Center Proposal In South Jersey

More than 400 people packed the Haddonfield High School auditorium Wednesday night to hear about a proposal that would build a drug and alcohol facility just feet from school property.

04/22/2015

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Police Investigating Fatal Accident In Salem County

The accident was reported Wednesday night at the unit block of Harding Highway.

04/22/2015

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South Jersey Man Sentenced For Dragging State Trooper With His Car During Traffic Stop

A man convicted of aggravated assault for dragging a New Jersey state trooper with his car during a traffic stop is now headed to prison.

04/22/2015

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Official: Up To 14 Percent Of Students Opt Out Of PARCC Test

New Jersey’s top education official says between 3 and 14 percent of the state’s public school students have opted out of a newly implemented standardized test.

04/22/2015

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