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Nine Nabbed In Ocean County Pot Busts

Eight people from Berkeley Township and one from Manchester face marijuana-related charges in an ongoing quality-of-life probe by investigators of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s office.

Armed with warrants, members of the county Special Operations Group and Berkeley Township police searched homes on Butler Boulevard and Holly Boulevard on Monday, July 2.

Investigators say they uncovered 14 bags of marijuana,

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Flickr User jetssandzeppelins
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Have You Had Enough of the New Jersey Heat Wave?

It’s another very hot day in the Garden state – with temperatures climbing up into the mid 90’s today and tomorrow – and then we’ll approach 100 degrees on Saturday!

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Accident Scene, Whittier and Longfellow Avenues (Toms River Police Dept.)
Accident Scene, Whittier and Longfellow Avenues (Toms River Police Dept.)
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Toms River 12-Year-Old Recovering After Car Mishap

A Toms River boy is recovering from injuries after being run down by a car Wednesday night.

Police say Hunter Calvetto, 12, was struck at the intersection of Whittier and Longfellow Avenues at about 8:45 p.m.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
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12 Ways to Tell It’s Way, Way Too Hot

Temperatures are reaching new heights as we move into the summer. Sweltering humidity have made being outdoors almost unbearable. The sun is laughing at us.

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Storm damage in Northfield (Townsquare Media NJ)
Storm damage in Northfield (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Atlantic City Electric Meets 90% Restoration Goal

Atlantic City Electric has apparently met its goal of having 90% of those who lost power during Saturday’s storm  back on line by midnight Wednesday night.

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Gianni Ferrari, Getty Images
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This Day in History for July 5 – The Bikini Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 – The Salvation Army is founded in London (More info)

1937 – The luncheon meat SPAM is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation (More info)

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Bryan Bedder / Jason Kempin, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 5 – Huey Lewis, Edie Falco and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Huey Lewis
Age: 62
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Fronting Huey Lewis and the News, which had a string of hits in the 1980s such as ‘I Want a New Drug,’ ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ and ‘The Power of Love,’ and famously suing Ray Parker, Jr. over similarities between ‘I Want a New Drug’ and Parker’s namesake theme for the movie ‘Ghostbusters’

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Andy Griffith Andy Griffith recieves the Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2005 (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Andy Griffith Andy Griffith recieves the Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2005 (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Andy Griffith Dies [VIDEO]

TV icon Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86.

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Kohls suspect (Brick Police)
Kohls suspect (Brick Police)
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Brick Police Seek Shoplifter

Brick Police need your help identifying a suspect in a recent theft in the Kohls on Route 70.

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Broken pipes in Middletown (Monmouth County)
Broken pipes in Middletown (Monmouth County)
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Boil Water Advisory Lifted For All Of Monmouth County [VIDEO]

Monmouth County officials have lifted the last of the boil water orders as work continues  towards normalcy in its water consumption as repair begins  at the Swimming River Reservoir in Middletown.

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United States Library of Congress
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This Day in History for July 3 – Battle of Gettysburg Ends and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett’s Charge (More info)

1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average (More info)

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Bryan Bedder / Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Bryan Bedder / Larry Busacca, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 3 – Montel Williams, Tom Cruise and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Montel Williams
Age: 56
Occupation: Talk Show Host and Activist
Known For: Helming the tabloid-esque syndicated TV series ‘The Montel Williams Show,’ his work with the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, and founding the non-profit MS Foundation after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the late 1990s

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