New Jersey

Church leaders in Burlington County addressed the recent unrest and racial tension at a rally for healing in Moorestown.
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Kimberly Adams
June 21, 2020 - 11:40 am
The Burlington County church community said it's got some work to do as it spreads messages of hope and faith in light of the racial tensions and unrest, after the recent deaths of African Americans. Read more here.
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Woman walking along trail
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David Madden
June 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Camden County is planning a series of virtual public hearings on a long-debated plan to set up a 33-mile long bike and walking trail that’ll span the county and show off what it has to offer. Read more here.
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Slot machines at a casino
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David Madden
June 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
Atlantic City casinos are anxiously awaiting word from the Murphy administration that they can resume operations. Several are getting ready by making changes to adapt to the “new normal” in the wake of COVID-19. Read more here.
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New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli
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David Madden
June 19, 2020 - 2:32 pm
New Jersey will permit visitations at long-term care facilities starting Sunday, with strict limitations. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
June 18, 2020 - 3:20 pm
You’ll soon be able to go to your local mall in New Jersey for the first time in more than three months. Read more here.
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Group of friends drinking
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Andrew Kramer
June 17, 2020 - 6:43 pm
Cape May police aren’t messing around when it comes to enforcing underage drinking laws. Read more here.
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A black bear that has been wandering around South Jersey was spotted in Deptford Township on Tuesday morning.
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John McDevitt
June 17, 2020 - 6:08 pm
Bear sightings in residential areas across the region are not uncommon this time of year. But as more people have quarantined in the past few months, the empty streets may have attracted more bears. Read more here.
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College lecture hall
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David Madden
June 17, 2020 - 3:38 pm
Colleges and universities across New Jersey will be permitted to resume most student operations come July 1, provided they submit their reopening plans to the state for approval. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a Covid-19 press conference on June 9, 2020
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KYW Staff
June 16, 2020 - 3:59 pm
For now, it appears New Jersey is having little trouble easing into Stage Two of Gov. Phil Murphy’s economic recovery plan in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. At least, that’s his assessment. Read more here.
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Offshore wind turbine
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David Madden
June 16, 2020 - 3:12 pm
New Jersey plans to build a $300 million to $400 million “wind port” starting next year in rural Salem County. The state wants to build windmills to generate electricity for offshore power projects along the East Coast. Read more here.
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