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12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

On the road to Miss New Jersey: What it takes to wear the crown

The smell of hairspray hung in the air, Disney songs played through speakers and make-up was spread across the counter, while 13 girls prepared for the last local pageant that could take them to Miss New Jersey.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Mullica Hill, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Greenwich shuts down contaminated well, vows to fix immediately

Phil Weiss, owner of Weiss True Value Hardware Store, unloads water in the back room of his Paulsboro store, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, NJ, Paulsboro, NJ, Deptford, NJ, West Deptford, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

CBS Local

Push In NJ To Tax Electronic Cigarettes Not Met With Open Arms

As New Jersey legislators wrestle with Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget, there's a good deal of attention centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Smoking, Medicine, Health

UPI

N.J. high school wrestlers won't be charged for 'lynching' photo

A group of New Jersey high school wrestlers who posed with a hanging dummy for a photo that went viral will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor says.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ, Paulsboro, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News12.com

Kane In Your Corner: Christie administration officials violating environmental remediation rules

A Kane In Your Corner investigation finds Christie administration officials are violating the rules in awarding environmental remediation projects and could be putting taxpayers' money at risk in the process.

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Related Topix: Carteret, NJ, South Orange, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Wanted in Gloucester County: Jeffrey Thomas, of Deptford

WOODBURY - Authorities are seeking a registered sex offender who failed to appear in court for an alleged violation of his parole.

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Related Topix: Deptford, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Gloucester County child support unit to move to Deptford facility

DEPTFORD TWP. - The child support unit of Gloucester County's Probation Division will relocate to the Five Points Facility in Deptford Township on May 12. The facility is located at 1893 Hurffville Road.

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Related Topix: Deptford, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

The Gloucester County Times

Gloucester County budget will increase taxes for majority of towns

Freeholder Director Robert Damminger speaks during the Gloucester County freeholder reorganization meeting in Woodbury on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NJ

CBS Local

Police Probe Dog's Antifreeze-Related Death In Gloucester County

Mantua Police say the pet's owner reported she took her dog to the veterinarian April 7th after she came home from work and noticed her Rottweiler was acting abnormally.

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NJ.com

Salem County freeholders adopt 2014 budget

ELMER - The Salem County freeholder board adopted its 2014 budget Wednesday night, a spending plan that will hold the county purpose tax flat for the next year.

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Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Prison

The Jersey Journal

Following fatal Rowan crash, Glassboro officials, police address pedestrian safety

A memorial was placed where 22-year-old Rowan University student Matthew Uhl was struck and killed on State Street in Glassboro, in April of 2013.

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Related Topix: Glassboro, NJ, Rowan University

The Whit

Board appointed for Rowan Rutgers-Camden Partnership

The new Rowan and Rutgers-Camden board of governors appointed its president and vice president at its first meeting last week as it looks to build up Camden's health science facilities.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NJ.com

National Park students win anti-tobacco poster contest

The contest, sponsored by Tobacco Free for a Healthy NJ and Region 10 Cancer and Chronic Disease Coalition of Gloucester County grantee Inspira Health Network, educated National Park Elementary School students about the hazards of smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke inside and outdoors.

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Related Topix: National Park, NJ, Education Etc., Smoking, Medicine, Health, Freehold, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Volunteer Center of South Jersey to kick off 'Family Volunteering Campaign'

Judy Kelly of Sewell, left, sorts food donations as part of the 8th Annual Gloucester County Cares About Hunger at the United Way of Gloucester County office in Thorofare, Feb. 22, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sewell, NJ, Thorofare, NJ

The Jersey Journal

N.J. crops threatened by overnight freeze

Bob Muth, of Muth Family Farm, grows organic lettuces and other produce at his Williamstown farm, Sept.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Williamstown, NJ, Weather, Life, Food, Vegetables

NorthJersey.com

Police standoff ends peacefully in Pitman

The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office says a man in a home on Columbia Avenue threatened to harm himself and refused to leave his home Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pitman, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Glassboro sex offender convicted of evading GPS supervision

A Glassboro man registered under Megan's Law as a sex offender was convicted Tuesday of violating the state's supervision program by failing to maintain contact via GPS tracking, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, Glassboro, NJ, Cape May County, NJ, Newfield, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Best of Bob: Times' columnist Bob Shryock compiles columns into book

Nearly every person raised his or her hand. There were more than 400 people in attendance that night to honor a man often referred to as "Mr. Gloucester County."

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NJ.com

Glassboro school budget a product of hard work: Letter

In response to Luis Perez's letter about our school budget, " ' New math' returns to afflict Glassboro," on April 7: The Glassboro school district has operated under the state's 2 percent cap for several years.

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Related Topix: Glassboro, NJ, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NJ.com

Passover celebrations set for New Jersey Jewish communities

Brady Singh takes a sip of grape juice during a model seder at the Chabad of Gloucester County in Mullica Hill, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Mullica Hill, NJ, Israel, World News, Middle East, Rowan University

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