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Police Rescue Two Dozen Drivers After Rain, Hail Hit Toms River, NJ

Police in Toms River, Ocean County rescued roughly two dozen drivers Thursday afternoon, after powerful rain and hail hit much of the area. Many roads are still flooded.

15 hours ago

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Christie Backing Away From Common Core In New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday that he is ordering his state to back away from the Common Core school standards that he once championed.

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New Jersey Closes I-295 Lanes For Emergency Bridge Repairs

New Jersey Department of Transportation officials say they are immediately closing two lanes on Interstate 295 southbound in Hamilton for emergency bridge repairs.

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Accident Snarling Traffic In Burlington County

Police are urging drivers to avoid South Rt. 73 at Fellowship Road in Westampton, New Jersey due to an accident.

21 hours ago

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CDC: 150 Possibly Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim

Federal and New Jersey health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who died of Lassa Fever.

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EXCLUSIVE: New Clue In 25 Year Old Unsolved Wildwood Murder

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit at 609-465-1135 or the Tipline 609-463-LEAD (5323).

05/27/2015

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Police: No Steven Tyler Concert At Mercer County Farm

It’s another quiet day at Windsor Farm, a place where you can pick your own strawberries just outside of Princeton.

05/27/2015

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3 Local Towns Make List Of America’s Best Small Beach Towns

Thrillist has released a roundup of America’s best small beach towns, and three local towns made the cut.

05/27/2015

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Questions Swirling Around Sexting Scandal At South Jersey High School

A stern warning from superintendent Christopher Kobik after police announced Tuesday criminal charges against 20 male students at Lower Cape May Regional for circulating nude photos of female students.

05/27/2015

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Officials: Baby Transported From Atlantic City Casino To CHOP In Critical Condition

Atlantic City Police and EMS responded to the Bally’s Atlantic Hotel and Casino around 7:30 p.m. for a report of a baby having difficulty breathing.

05/27/2015

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Lassa Fever Patient Treated Twice At New Jersey Hospital

A New Jersey hospital says it twice treated a patient who died this week of an infectious disease that is rarely seen in the United States.

05/27/2015

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Christie Marks 300th Home Acquired Under Post-Sandy Program

Gov. Chris Christie says more than 300 homes have now been acquired by the state under a post-Superstorm Sandy buyout program.

05/27/2015

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Lawmaker: Bills To Aid Atlantic City To Get Vote Next Month

Legislation to help a struggling Atlantic City stalled since late last year appears headed for a vote in the state Legislature next month.

05/26/2015

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NJ Congressman Announces Legislation Aimed At Helping Residents Impacted By Superstorm Sandy

Standing with Superstorm Sandy victims, New Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur announced plans to help people still not able to get FEMA aid.

05/26/2015

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Officials: Students Charged Following Sexting Investigation In New Jersey

Officials say during the investigation 27 cell phones were seized and analyzed.

05/26/2015

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