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Health: NJ Foster Parents Undergo Gastric Sleeve Operation

After fostering over 100 children, many with devastating medical needs, a New Jersey couple now focuses on their own health, losing almost 200 pounds together after getting gastric sleeve surgery.

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Report: NJ Among States Least-prepared For Outbreaks

The study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows New Jersey stacks up in only three of 10 indicators considered.

12/18/2014

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Cuban-American Lawmakers In NJ Oppose Renewing Relations

High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against the United States plans to start talks with Cuba on normalizing full diplomatic relations between the nations.

12/17/2014

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NJ Lottery Game Suspended After Low Ticket Sales

Officials are suspending a new multi-state lottery game after just two months because of lower-than-expected ticket sales.

12/16/2014

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Camden County Woman Arrested For Repeatedly Impersonating A Corrections Officer

An investigation revealed the suspect had not been a corrections officer for more than nine years.

12/11/2014

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3 Pension Funds Suing Christie Over Contributions

Officials at the Police and Fire Retirement System and two other funds say they filed the lawsuit on Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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Harvard Study Claims NJ, Pa. Among Most Corrupt States In The Country

The research, which took an unconventional approach and interviewed reporters in each state about perceived corruption in each branch of government, was published earlier this month.

12/05/2014

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Philadelphia Region Apparently Filled With Scrooges When It Comes To Donating To Charity

A new report reveals that while the United States is the world’s most charitable country, residents of Delaware, Pennsylvania and especially New Jersey aren’t quite as giving as those in other regions of the country.

12/04/2014

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Easton Woman Arrested For Attempting To Hire Hit Man To Kill Daughter’s Ex And 2 Others

Officials say Nagrodski wanted to kill the victim – as well as his sister and his sister’s boyfriend – because she claimed he was abusive and caused her daughter to have a miscarriage years ago when she was pregnant with twins.

11/26/2014

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Hamilton Township Officer Injured During Foot Pursuit

Police in Hamilton Township, NJ say an officer responding to the scene of a crime was injured.

11/26/2014

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Revel Fights City’s Collection Of Back Taxes

The owners of the former Atlantic City casino, which closed on Sept. 2, filed an appeal Monday of a bankruptcy court order letting Atlantic City hold a tax sale of the unpaid debt.

11/25/2014

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Merck To Manufacture Potential Ebola Vaccine

Merck & Co., one of the world’s top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.

11/24/2014

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1 Dead After North Wildwood House Fire

Officials say the fire broke out around 8:15 p.m. on the 200 W. block of 17th Avenue.

11/19/2014

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TSA: Knitting Needles And Ice Skates OK On Plane, But Fake Saws Should Stay Home

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

11/19/2014

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New Jersey Woman Wins $1.3 Million Playing Slots Online

Ruela’s jackpot was the first seven-figure online prize in New Jersey, and the third-largest prize won by a gambler in the state this year, including Internet and land-based casinos.

11/17/2014

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