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2 min ago | Business Wire

New Jersey American Water Announces 2014 Environmental Grants Recipients

The grants, which total approximately $36,000, are awarded to groups with projects that will address water source or water shed protection.

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Related Topix: Highlands, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Cranbury, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Lebanon, NJ

4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Buena Vista stabbing follows 'large fight,' state police say

BUENA VISTA TWP. - New Jersey State Police are on the scene of a reported stabbing near U.S. Route 40 and Cumberland Road.

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8 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police

Become A New Jersey State Trooper

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs 882-2000 Capt. Stephen Jones - ext.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

12 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Levels of child poverty remain steady in New Jersey, report says

While families' median incomes rose in 2012 after three years in decline, an annual report about children in New Jersey says levels of child poverty still aren't dropping in most places and child-care options have been shrinking in all but a handful of counties.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Somerset, NJ, Salem, NJ

16 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Stile: Christie's tour of New Jersey steering clear of Fort Lee

Businesswoman Bridgette Pursley believes Governor Christie needs to stage one of his town hall events in Fort Lee and face hard questions about the "orchestrated" event that disrupted lives - and cash flow - for four days last September.

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Related Topix: Fort Lee, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Bergen County, NJ, US News, Mount Laurel, NJ

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Fox News

Raven's nest stalls $1.5M New Jersey water tower project, causing weeks of delays

Edgar Allan Poe likely never envisioned the potential problem when he penned "The Raven" in 1845, but officials in Fair Lawn, N.J., have put the repainting project on hold for several weeks after a resident saw a nest on the rusting tower and notified state officials.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Raven, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Fair Lawn, NJ

NJ.com

Most New Jersey residents think life after Sandy is not back to normal, poll finds

Two-thirds of New Jersey residents think the state is not back to normal after Sandy, and most of them think it will take at least a year to get there.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers University

100.7 KOLT-FM

Atheist family sues to keep New Jersey stu...

The Garden State has apparently become "ground zero" for devout, angry atheists intent on imposing their beliefs on Americans of all religious stripes.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

105.7 The Bull

Atheist family sues to keep New Jersey students from saying 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

The Garden State has apparently become "ground zero" for devout, angry atheists intent on imposing their beliefs on Americans of all religious stripes.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

MyFoxPhilly

Dog Summoned For Jury Duty In New Jersey

You've heard of dogs being used to fight crime, but a mistake made at a South Jersey courthouse almost took K-9 justice to a new level.

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NorthJersey.com

NJ unions going on offensive against Christie

Faced with a political scandal that began in his own administration, Governor Christie is publicly lashing out against a familiar target: New Jersey's public employees and their unions.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Trenton, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

Fire weather watch, red flag warning issued for South Jersey

The National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has issued a fire weather watch and a red flag warning today for most of New Jersey, Delaware and the eastern Shore of Pennsylvania./NWS The National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has issued a fire weather watch and a red flag warning today for most of New Jersey, Delaware and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

New Jersey patent law firm sponsors statewide high school competition

Winners have been announced in an annual, statewide competition among New Jersey high school students charged with the loose-yet-lofty mandate of dreaming up the state's best ideas.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Summit, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Thunderstorms a Threat for New Jersey

A strong line of thunderstorms with gusty winds associated with a cold front will cross parts of New Jersey on Tuesday night A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of Gloucester,Camden and Salem counties until 8 p.m. for the storms that are moving east at 40 MPH capable of creating hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 MPH.

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Related Topix: Weather

Washington Times

a 8THEISTa plate denial sparks lawsuit in New Jersey

Calling it a case for religious and political freedom, a New Jersey woman is suing the state's Motor Vehicle Commission after her order for an "8THEIST" custom license plate was denied.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Asbury Park Press

NJ eyes nearly 700 homes for post-Sandy buyouts

New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood prone areas.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, Sayreville, NJ, South River, NJ

Examiner.com

New Jersey School District Sued Over Pledge of Allegiance

A New Jersey family is suing their local school district to have the phrase " under God " removed from the Pledge of Allegiance that students are forced to recite every day.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Chris Christie, US Governors

NJ.com

On Earth Day, commit to preserving New Jersey's open spaces: Opinion

For the first time in nearly 50 years, state funding for open space preservation has run out.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Quigley: About flashing headlights and free speech in New Jersey

Cars are moving on Avenue A at Fourth Street in Bayonne. some motorists in New Jersey are being ticketed for flashing headlights to oncoming traffic, warning other drivers of police speed traps.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Internet gambling thriving in Hudson County

For those looking to play a hand of poker, pull down on a slot machine or roll the dice from the confines of their own homes, it seems Hudson County might just be the place to do it.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Games, Poker, Jersey City, NJ, Hoboken, NJ

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