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1 hr ago | NJ.com

Red-light cameras: Trenton might do the right thing for a change

Chris Christie in Sea Bright last week: If John Wisniewski wants to succeed him as governor, he'd better stop at this red light.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Trenton, NJ, Sea Bright, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Courier News

Greenway gala to celebrate People of PreservationGreenway gala to...

Princeton's D&R Greenway Land Trust, celebrating 25 years of land preservation in central New Jersey.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Courier News

NJ report: Families earning $64,000 are 'poor'

Nearly a third of the Garden State is struggling to make ends meet, according to a new report from the Legal Services of New Jersey Poverty Research Institute NJ report: Families earning $64,000 are 'poor' Nearly a third of the Garden State is struggling to make ends meet, according to a new report from the Legal Services of New Jersey Poverty ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Bridgewater, NJ, South Bound Brook, NJ, Bound Brook, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Dog would be perfect for active family

READINGTON - Josie is a 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier/beagle mix in the care of Rogers' Rescues.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Road Warrior: How to make your teen a near-perfect driver

If you're a parent who pounds your foot on an imaginary brake while teaching your teen to drive, you might be happy to know that your frantic mentoring will likely pay huge personal dividends - assuming you're a good role model behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Family, Kids, Train Disaster, Westfield, NJ

Courier News

Five factors make or break Jersey Shore tourism

Five factors make or break Jersey Shore tourism Jersey Shore tourism businesses say this year was better than last, but we're still crawling back from Sandy.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Asbury Park, NJ, Sea Bright, NJ

Patch.com

More than 1 Million New Jerseyans Plan to Travel for an End-of-Summer Getaway

AAA Travel projects just over 1 million New Jerseyans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a one percent increase over 2013.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, New Jersey Government

New Jersey Herald

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While local students prepare for their first day of school, at least three local high schools can claim bragging rights based on school "report cards" published over the last 10 days or so.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Sussex County, NJ, Warren County, NJ

Philly.com

Shore businesses look back on a good summer

"The Hundred Days of Summer" is not a new reality show, but a real-life drama that unfolds for summer businesses along the New Jersey Shore every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Item

Century-old extinction of the passenger pigeon still a cautionary tale

A stuffed passenger pigeon at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in Oradell. September marks the 100th anniversary of the bird's extinction.

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Related Topix: Oradell, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Englewood, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Reunions

St. Michael's High School class of 1959 in Union City will celebrate its 55th reunion on Sept.

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Related Topix: Union City, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, Perth Amboy, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, West Orange, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Christie hasn't helped New Jersey GOP win muchChristie hasn't helped...

Gov. Chris Christie has been traveling the country to bolster Republican candidates in attention-grabbing events from New Hampshire to Arkansas, but he hasn't had much success in getting members of his party elected at home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jon Corzine, US Senate, Democrat

Courier News

Students will be - charged up' for return to schoolStudents will be - ...

The Hillsborough school district is taking an educational lead in New Jersey and the nation by giving Chromebooks to all 4,500 students in grades 5 to 12. More school districts are adding this technology in the classroom, and educators say this is changing how students learn and teachers do their jobs.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hillsborough, NJ, Computers, Somerset County, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Pet vaccinations available in Cedar Grove September

The Cedar Grove Health Department will sponsor a fall rabies clinic for pets that require license renewals and are not currently vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Philly.com

Jersey Democrats celebrate labor, court votes

Some of New Jersey's top Democrats said Friday that organized labor is under assault across the country, even as the movement has gained considerable clout in Trenton.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, Cory Booker

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Gasoline prices in New Jersey falling close to $3 a gallon

To go along with predictions of mostly sunny weather, New Jerseyans can expect the cheapest Labor Day weekend gasoline prices since 2010.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Asbury Park Press

Governor Christie hits the boardsGovernor Christie hits the...

Wearing a "Goofy" hat, Thomas Adames from Sparta, NJ, greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the Seaside Heights, NJ, boardwalk Friday morning, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Seaside Heights, NJ, Sparta, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ

The Item

The New Jersey Department of Transportation to inspect the bridge Tuesday, Sept. 2.

A construction vehicle scraped the Hobart Gap overpass of Route 24 on Tuesday, Aug. 26, knocking equipment it was carrying onto the roadway, according to the Millburn Township website.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 7

New Jersey voters will fill seats in the United States House of Representatives in all twelve congressional districts in November, plus one Senate seat.

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Ferguson, Wedding

Philly.com

Analysis: 6 New Jersey counties among most-disaster prone in nation

A Time magazine analysis found that hurricane-prone areas of New Jersey top the nation in the frequency of natural disasters.

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ

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