New Jersey

Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath
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David Madden
January 21, 2020 - 2:29 pm
New Jersey State Police are headed to Puerto Rico to assist in earthquake relief efforts on the island. Read more here.
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New Jersey Transit train
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 12:32 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy says fares on New Jersey Transit buses and trains won't rise in the next fiscal year. Read more here.
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Jonathan Holloway
Northwestern University via Rutgers University
AP News
January 21, 2020 - 11:39 am
Rutgers University has named a high-ranking Northwestern University official as its new leader on Tuesday, making him the school's first black president. Read more here.
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Visitors enter the Borgata Hotel and Casino May 8, 2004 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 10:11 am
An ad in the Waze navigation app is misdirecting motorists headed to Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa into the wilderness of New Jersey's Pine Barrens, police said. Read more here.
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A three-alarm fire at the Buttonwood Village Apartments in Blackwood, N.J.,forced neighbors to knock on doors and windows to get everyone out to safety.
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Tim Jimenez
January 21, 2020 - 7:39 am
Dozens of people were forced out of their homes and into the freezing cold late Monday when a three-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in Blackwood, Camden County. Read more here.
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Road construction
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Kim Glovas
January 20, 2020 - 8:39 am
The latest phase of the Scudder Falls Bridge replacement project will get underway on Tuesday, resulting in a complete closure of the interchange on the Jersey side of the bridge. Read more here.
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E-cigarettes and vaping products.
Andrew Kramer
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
Governor Murphy has until Tuesday to sign a bill banning flavored vaping products in New Jersey. He likely will. But at least one health official in the state thinks even more needs to be done. Read more here.
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Heroin syringe or other narcotic substances
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David Madden
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
New Jersey reported a slight reduction in the number of opioid-related deaths in 2019. But state officials from the governor on down vow to step up their efforts to lower those numbers even further. Read more here.
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Electric vehicle and charging station
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Mike Dougherty
January 18, 2020 - 10:32 am
Governor Phil Murphy wants New Jersey to be a national leader in the push to put electric vehicles on the road, so he's offering an incentive for buyers. Read more here.
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Plastic bags.
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David Madden
January 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
Proponents for a ban of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey insist they are undaunted after legislators failed to pass a bill. Now, the effort must start all over again. Read more here.
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