New Jersey

Right to die
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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law that takes effect Thursday in New Jersey will allow those with a terminal illness — who have less than six months to live — the right to end their lives with the help of a physician willing to take part in the process. But if history is any indicator, don’t...
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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 1:02 pm
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A 9-year-old is dead after he drowned at a West Berlin water park during a class trip Tuesday evening. Authorities are investigating the incident at Sahara Sam's Oasis outdoor and indoor water park. The park had been rented out for a private event, where...
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Beach umbrella
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Mark Abrams
July 30, 2019 - 12:04 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wants a federal safety agency to look into the dangers posed by flying beach umbrellas at shore locations this time of year. He's not demanding an outright ban on beach umbrellas, but he called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to "...
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Atlantic City say a 58-year-old man died Monday morning while trying to save his 11-year-old son who was struggling in the ocean. Around 9:30 a.m. — before lifeguards were on duty — police say the boy was struggling in the water at the New Jersey Avenue...
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School kids
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Justin Udo
July 29, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's public schools are the second-best in the country according to a new ranking by personal-finance website WalletHub . "It's great to see that recognized," said Steve Baker with the New Jersey Education Association. The ranking is based on measurements...
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Two hospital staffs
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David Madden
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
DELRAN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in New Jersey is expected to increase the number of licensed nurses in the state by getting rid of a bureaucratic roadblock. The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact covers more than 30 states across America. New Jersey is now part of that agreement which, in...
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Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeon Shows Female Patient Breast Implant Samples for Her Future Surgery. Professional and Famous Surgeon Working in Respectable Clinic. - stock photo
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Hadas Kuznits
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A breast implant recall announced on Wednesday has prompted lots of phone calls from worried plastic surgery patients, and a local surgeon says it's important to know what's been placed in your body. "We've been getting so many phone calls from everyone that is just so...
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This undated photo provided by New Jersey state Assemblywoman Angela McKnight shows "Feel Better Dolls" on the shelf of a One Dollar Zone store in Bayonne, N.J.
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July 27, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By David Porter NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Black rag dolls that came with instructions to "find a wall" and slam the toy against it have been pulled from three stores after customers and a lawmaker said they were offensive. The "Feel Better Doll" featured instructions to "whack" the doll "whenever things...
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In this photo illustration a one dose bottle of measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccine
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David Madden
July 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's another case of measles reported in New Jersey, the 17th this year. And it comes from an area where cases have been reported before. Officials reported a dozen cases in and near Ocean County earlier this year and thought they were nipped in the bud back in...
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Andrew Kramer
July 25, 2019 - 4:13 pm
AVALON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Townsends Inlet Bridge was reopened Thursday night several days ahead of schedule. It was originally planned to open on July 30 . The closure of the bridge, which connects Sea Isle and Avalon, has been an inconvenience for drivers since it closed in September 2018 for...
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