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  1. What is next for New Jersey after 10-run win over the Great Lakes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The Jersey Journal

    New Jersey's Holbrook Little League from Jackson kept its run at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. alive with a resounding 15-5 win over the Great Lakes' Grosse Point Woods-Shores Little League from Grosse Point, Mich.

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  2. Victims of Lacey double homicide were beaten as part of marital dispute, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Jersey Journal

    LACEY TOWNSHIP -- The Lacey Township man whose family was found dead inside their home on Wednesday beat them to death in a marital dispute before he killed himself, authorities said on Friday. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato and Lacey Police Chief Michael DiBella said Gregg Scott, 51, killed his 48-year-old wife Kimberly Dunphey and their 7-year-old son Owen Scott, who were found in their Nautilus Boulevard home by police responding to a report of suspicious activity there.

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  3. Powerball fever: These monster jackpots are why we playRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | NJ.com

    Nineteen consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner have pushed Saturday's Powerball jackpot to $510 million. It's the eighth-largest in U.S. lottery history.

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  4. N.J. can condemn Jersey Shore beachfront property for dunes, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - New Jersey has the authority to condemn portions of the oceanfront in Bay Head and Mantoloking to widen beaches and build large dunes, a judge ruled Wednesday. The dispute over taking of the land from 60 oceanfront homeowners came as part of a controversial $128 million shore protection project.

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  5. Why New Jersey's team will win the Little League World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | NJ.com

    The quest for a 10-day stay at the Little League World Series will begin on Thursday afternoon for Holbrook , and all signs around the team are indicating that a successful run could be in the works. Holbrook, which has a loaded top of the order and a lineup filled with athletes that can play all over the field, will have a tough challenge in the first game: facing 18-0 Fairfield American Little League of Fairfield, Conn, the New England region champion.

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  6. Holbrook prepares for landmark moment in the Little League World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | NJ.com

    Rob Grano stood near practice field No. 5 on Tuesday morning, virtually in the shadow of the booming Lamade Stadium where a Little League World Series champion will be crowned in less than two weeks.

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  7. Woman admits setting fire that killed neighbor, 5 dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER -- An Ocean County woman has admitted to setting a neighbor's house on fire, which later killed a man who lived nearby, authorities said Tuesday. Dianna Wills, 66, of the Whiting section of Manchester, pleaded guilty on Monday to aggravated arson and manslaughter in the April 7 blaze that led to the death two months later of Steven Kundin, who lived next door to the burning house, said Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato.

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  8. How a successful N.J. businessman ended up robbing 2 banks at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Jersey Journal

    Michael Cassano walked into a Toms River PNC bank the morning of Feb. 5, 2015 wearing a blue collared shirt, dark dress pants and a black pea coat. Eighteen days later -- wearing the same coat, a black fedora, blue jeans and sunglasses -- Cassano walked into the Hudson City Savings bank in Lodi.

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  9. 'Hate Has No Home Here,' N.J. rallies respond to white supremacistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER -- Dozens of people gathered in front the township's municipal complex Monday night with a message of love and acceptance in response to the white supremacist protest that turned deadly in Virginia Saturday. Organizers called it, "Hate Has No Home Here."

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  10. Man admits stabbing fellow halfway house resident 90 times over football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER -- A parolee admitted on Thursday he stabbed a fellow halfway house resident to death in Point Pleasant Beach after the two got into an argument over a football game. Anthony Strong, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of murder in the Oct. 7, 2015, death of Frank Campagna, who was found fatally stabbed in his room at a halfway house on Trenton Avenue the day after his 41st birthday.

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  11. 1,200 miles, 46 days, 1 storm: The story of Trotsy the catRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Jersey Journal

    Ana Fontana holds her cat, Trotsy, as she and partner Steve Krueger, left, are reunited with the cat in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Trotsy escaped from the couple's car in June and was lost before an animal control officer trapped her and notified the couple, who traveled from New Jersey to pick up the cat.

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  12. Now drug users can walk into 5 Ocean County police departments and get help, not chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER -- Two Ocean County towns have joined a county-wide program that allows substance abusers to walk into police headquarters and get treatment, officials announced last week. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato launched in January the Heroin Addiction Response Program, also known as "Blue Harp," to offer drug addicts the ability to walk into police headquarters, with drugs in hand, and get a treatment evaluation without any threat of charges or jail.

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  13. Lakewood is a town divided. Here are the biggest issues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Jersey Journal

    Editor's note, Part 5: In a nine-day series of stories, NJ Advance Media is taking a closer look at Lakewood , one of New Jersey's fastest-growing and most complex towns. Lakewood is home to a huge Orthodox Jewish community and the rapid growth has engulfed the town, igniting tensions between the religious and secular societies on many levels.

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  14. All 29 New Jersey malls, ranked from worst to bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | NJ.com

    In New Jersey, it's easy to shop 'til you drop. The Garden State is a bargain-hunter's dream, touting more malls per square mile than any other state.

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  15. Guadagno blasts 'Corzine II' and the 'fake news'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | NJ.com

    TOMS RIVER -- Republican gubernatorial nominee Kim Guadagno 's Democratic rival in this year's race to succeed Gov. Chris Christie was the primary target of a Monday night speech in GOP-rich Ocean County as she rallied her troops. Democrat Phil Murphy wants to "pickpocket" New Jerseyans and is "public enemy No.

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  16. Cooking spray can explodes, burns woman badly, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | NJ.com

    TOMS RIVER -- A Toms River woman was badly burned when a can of nonstick cooking spray exploded as she was cooking, authorities said Saturday. The incident on Friday occurred around 5:20 p.m. as the 46-year-old woman was cooking on the stove in her Almond Drive home, said Ralph Stocco, spokesman for the Toms River Police Department.

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  17. Eagleswood man, 76, faces child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER -- A three-month investigation employing "proactive" techniques to monitor downloads of child pornography online led to the arrest of an Eagleswood man Thursday, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said. John Dalton Jr., 76, was charged with one count of third degree possession of child pornography and another count of second degree distribution of child pornography.

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  18. 3 Jersey Shore beaches closed; 31 with advisories for high bacteria levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Hathaway Avenue beach in Deal was one of 31 beaches in New Jersey under an advisory for high levels of bacteria in the water on Tuesday. State environmental officials attributed the high levels to heavy rain for two days before samples were taken Hathaway Avenue beach in Deal was one of 31 beaches in New Jersey under an advisory for high levels of bacteria in the water on Tuesday.

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  19. What events took place at Rutgers' Saturday BBQ on the banks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    There were a number of prospects on campus Saturday for Rutgers ' barbecue on the banks. The Rutgers staff put forth an atmosphere full of fun for its top targets, many of which left campus Saturday with a higher opinion of Rutgers football than they had coming into the day.

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  20. Rutgers PWO offeree J.P. Hadley to visit Saturday, announce in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Donovan Catholic long snapper/center J.P. Hadley , received a preferred walk-on opportunity from Rutgers, following a standout performance at the first leg of Rutgers' East Coast Elite Camp. And he could make his college decision within the next two months.

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