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  • Report: Lower emissions rules needed
    Sunday - 09/24/2017 - 10:02 PM

    The state is going to require much steeper reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions to reach a goal to lower carbon pollution to 1990 levels by 2050, according to a new report by researchers at the Rutgers Climate Institute.

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  • North Dakotan takes Miss America crown
    Monday - 09/11/2017 - 01:30 AM

    ATLANTIC CITY - Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, was named Miss America 2018 on Sunday night.

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  • Open or closed for Labor Day
    Sunday - 09/03/2017 - 11:07 PM

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  • Open or Closed for Labor Day
    Thursday - 08/31/2017 - 10:23 PM

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  • $36 million secured for 17 hospitals across N.J.
    Sunday - 08/06/2017 - 10:47 PM

    NJ SPOTLIGHT
    A group of 17 New Jersey hospitals - many located in rural communities in South Jersey - will benefit from an additional $36.5 million in federal funding to help them pay physicians and other providers for treating seniors and low-income patients.

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  • Two get 35 years in terrorism
    Saturday - 07/29/2017 - 10:06 PM

    HACKENSACK, N.J. - Two men convicted of terrorizing Jewish communities in New Jersey, including firebombing two synagogues and throwing a Molotov cocktail into a rabbi's home, were sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison.

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  • Funeral for Marine in crash
    Wednesday - 07/26/2017 - 01:31 AM

    COLTS NECK, N.J. - A Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi has been laid to rest in New Jersey.

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  • Report: N.J. tax incentives misguided
    Wednesday - 07/19/2017 - 10:00 PM

    New Jersey in recent years has lavished generous tax incentives on big, established companies such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Subaru, in an effort to bring more jobs to the state or keep corporations from leaving.

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  • Open or closed for Independence Day
    Monday - 07/03/2017 - 10:10 PM

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  • Pa. Senate advances school-gun bill
    Wednesday - 06/28/2017 - 10:19 PM

    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania's Senate is advancing legislation that would set ground rules for school districts that allow employees to possess a gun on school grounds.

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  • No desire to spend time with critical parents
    Wednesday - 09/20/2017 - 08:56 PM

    Adapted from a recent online discussion.
    Question: In my childhood, criticism from my parents was the constant theme. My grades were never good enough, my room was never clean enough, whatever.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Report: Improve reentry assistance
    Thursday - 09/07/2017 - 10:50 PM

    New Jersey now spends more than $1 billion annually on a network of corrections programs, but at least half of those who have been behind bars are likely to be rearrested within three years, a cycle that costs the state hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

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  • Open or closed for Labor Day
    Friday - 09/01/2017 - 10:19 PM

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  • Keno not altering N.J. lottery target
    Saturday - 08/26/2017 - 10:39 PM

    TRENTON - Gov. Christie's administration has not required the private firm running part of New Jersey's lottery to generate more money for the state, even though a new keno-style game about to start figures to increase revenue.

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  • Hail and rain shake region once again
    Wednesday - 08/02/2017 - 10:20 PM

    Pop-up thunderstorms moved through the region Wednesday, bringing inch-diameter hail, torrential rains, and some road flooding, making a mess of the evening rush.

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  • Two get 35 years in terror against Jews
    Friday - 07/28/2017 - 08:57 PM

    HACKENSACK, N.J. - Two men convicted of terrorizing Jewish communities in New Jersey, including firebombing two synagogues and throwing a Molotov cocktail into a rabbi's home, were sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison.

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  • Report: N.J. must act to protect the climate
    Thursday - 07/20/2017 - 10:06 PM

    With mounting threats from climate change, New Jersey needs to embrace tougher protections for the environment, cleaner energy options, and better planning, a report from the Fund for New Jersey says.

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  • Christie seeks mental-health changes
    Tuesday - 07/11/2017 - 10:23 PM

    Gov. Christie wants to transfer responsibility for New Jersey's four state psychiatric hospitals, community-based mental health and addiction services, and other behavioral health programs from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Health this summer.

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  • Open or closed for Independence Day
    Sunday - 07/02/2017 - 10:44 PM

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  • If You Go
    Friday - 06/16/2017 - 01:30 AM

    Marker dedication at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Colemantown Meetinghouse, 313 Elbo Lane, Mount Laurel, followed by Juneteenth celebration and community family fun day. For more information, call 856-235-7900 or info@jacobschapelame.com.

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