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NJ Gov. Chris Christie Announces Run For President: ‘Both Parties Have Failed This Country’

Christie made the announcement at 11 a.m. Tuesday from his alma mater, Livingston High School, in New Jersey, where he served as class president for three years.

06/30/2015

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Gov. Christie Slashes Tax Hikes, Signs $34B Budget

Christie vetoed an income tax increase and corporate business tax. He also conditionally vetoed the Democrats’ millionaires’ tax, but asked the Legislature to approve an increase in the earned income tax credit, something the Legislature has previously called for.

06/26/2015

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Jury Finds Promise Of Gay Conversion Therapy Was A Fraud

A nonprofit organization that claimed it could turn gay men straight violated New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, a jury concluded Thursday in a civil trial that an attorney for the plaintiffs called “a momentous event” for LGBT rights.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Fireworks In The Suburbs

The best part about Independence Day? The fireworks! Here’s where to watch the night sky light up in the suburbs.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Celebrations At The Shore

Down the shore for the 4th? Celebrate on the beach with festivals, parades and fireworks in these New Jersey and Delaware beach towns!

06/26/2015

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Bill To Permit Smaller Atlantic City Casinos Advances

The state legislature is watering down the requirements of a 2011 law designed to attract developers willing to build new, smaller and less costly casinos with as few as 200 hotel rooms.

06/24/2015

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Crews Respond To Incident Involving Hot Air Balloon In Mercer County

Hopewell Township Police say that around 8 a.m., the balloon either crashed or had a hard landing in a field off of Pennington Rocky Hill Road.

06/24/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Driver Dies In Crash In Salem County

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on Monday after a tractor trailer overturned on County Road 540 (Telegraph Road) between Cool Run Road and Hummel Road.

06/15/2015

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Bill Inspired By ‘Snooki’ Appearance At Rutgers Moves Forward

Legislation inspired after Rutgers University used student activities fees to pay Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi for an appearance in 2011 has passed a state Senate committee.

06/11/2015

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South Jersey Animal Rescue Seeking Donations After Emaciated Dog Found In Tacony Creek Park

Nani, who weighs just 25 lbs, was discovered in the park by a man walking his dogs. She had apparently been starved nearly to death then put in a basket in the woods to die.

06/10/2015

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NJ Senate Considers Bill Authorizing Sale Of Home-baked Goods

They would have to have a placard indicating the items were baked in a kitchen and were not subject to inspection by the state Health Department.

06/09/2015

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Authorities: Truck Theft Ring Stole $1.5M Over 3-year Period

Bedding, bicycle parts, perfume and fish oil supplements were some of the items the 12-man ring allegedly stole from tractor-trailers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

06/05/2015

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Noisy Debate About Storm Protection Research Off The Coast Of NJ

The research project by Rutgers University, the University of Texas and the National Science Foundation is getting underway this week after an aborted attempt to do it last summer, when equipment problems scrapped it after a few days.

06/03/2015

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Philadelphia And South Jersey Cooling Centers

Philadelphia and southern New Jersey offer several locations for people to cool down.

06/01/2015

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CDC Investigating Error That Caused Live Anthrax Shipments

The U.S. Army’s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site.

05/29/2015

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