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Report: New Jersey’s Homeless Population Down 50 Percent Since 2007

Homelessness in New Jersey has dropped by almost 50 percent over the last nine years, according to a report by the federal government.

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Tens of Thousands of Fish Wash Up in Multiple N.J. Fish Kills

Another day, another fish kill at the Jersey Shore. This Sunday, thousands of dead fish washed up at the Atlantic Highlands marina in Monmouth County. […]

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Smart Guns Aren’t for Sale in America Because of a New Jersey Law

Chris Christie yesterday vetoed a bill that would have required New Jersey gun dealers to carry at least one “smart gun” for sale. Christie used […]

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So, Is Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali From Philly or Jersey?

Last night, Nia Ali took the silver medal in an all-American sweep of the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Brianna Rollins won gold, and Kristi Castlin took […]

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Christie Says He’ll Vote to Expand Casinos to Northern New Jersey

New Jersey governor Chris Christie said he plans to cast his ballot in favor of expanding casinos outside of Atlantic City and into parts of northern […]

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Report: New Jersey, Pennsylvania Aren’t Doing Enough to Prevent Cancer

A new study from the American Cancer Society found that New Jersey is the only state in the country that spends zero dollars on tobacco prevention […]

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N.J. Education Board: Students Must Pass PARCC Before Graduating

The New Jersey Board of Education (NJBOE) voted today to require that all public school students pass the PARCC Exam in order to receive their […]

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North Wildwood Considers Changing Name to Anglesea

North Wildwood may not be North Wildwood for much longer. Residents yesterday submitted a petition with more than 100 signatures on it asking for the […]

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You Could Now Go to Prison For Feeding Seagulls in Ocean City

Feed any seagulls in Ocean City this summer, and your nice beach trip could end with a three-month jail sentence. In a letter released last week, […]

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Reports: Chris Christie Being Vetted for Trump VP Slot

A big loudmouth with ties to New Jersey could be on the Republican presidential ticket. Well, two of them. Both The New York Times and […]

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You Might Have to Start Paying More for New Jersey Gas

The days of cheap New Jersey gas could soon be gone. The state assembly passed proposed legislation Tuesday that would raise the New Jersey gas tax by […]

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Clinton Wins New Jersey, California

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton claimed a historical victory last night, winning the favor of five of the six states that held contests, including New Jersey and […]

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AP Says Hillary Clinton Has Basically Clinched the Nomination

The Hillary Clinton campaign will host a watch party tonight in Center City. Pennsylvania 6 will host the event for supporters as the Democratic presidential primary […]

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Report: Cape May Among Worst New Jersey Counties for Kids’ Health, Wellbeing

A new report by the Newark-based nonprofit Advocates for Children of New Jersey puts three South Jersey counties at the bottom of a ranking that […]

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Investigators: Organized Crime Dumping Dirty Dirt in New Jersey

The New York mob is cashing in on New Jersey’s loopholes in recycling regulations — and it’s costing both the environment and residents, according to investigators from […]