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Road rage. (kieferpix, ThinkStock)
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A virtual tournament of annoying driving habits in New Jersey

Sure, the March Madness NCAA Basketball Tournament is exciting, but if you're really looking for some thrills, how about the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety's "March Driving Madness" tournament?

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What Causes Those Giant Sinkholes?

It can be scary when the ground suddenly opens up, like it did in South Amboy when a sinkhole swallowed a car early Tuesday morning. Experts say there are two main types of sinkholes and those have been occurring in New Jersey lately are, in a sense, man-made.

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Damage in Point Pleasant from Superstorm Sandy
Damage in Point Pleasant from Superstorm Sandy (Townsquare Media NJ)
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State has ‘made progress’ with helping Sandy victims

More than two-and-a-half years after Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey, some Garden State residents are still not back in their homes, but Gov. Chris Christie says the state has "made progress" toward helping victims of the disaster.

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As warmer months approach, controlled burns become common throughout New Jersey's forests and wooded areas. (wonelab, ThinkStock)
As warmer months approach, controlled burns become common throughout New Jersey's forests and wooded areas. (wonelab, ThinkStock)
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Warmer months mean ‘controlled burns’ in New Jersey

As the warm weather begins to emerge and spring starts to take hold, do not be surprised if you see smoke or fire coming from the forests and wooded areas across New Jersey.

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Governor Chris Christie delivers his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address to the Legislature in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Governor Chris Christie delivers his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address to the Legislature in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Another Tough Budget for New Jersey

According to the Department of the Treasury, revenue collections for Fiscal Year 2015 are just about where Gov. Chris Christie projected they would be, but that does not mean the state is flush with cash.

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Gov. Chris Christie takes calls during the March 23 edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
Gov. Chris Christie takes calls during the March 23 edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov. Chris Christie still undecided on 2016 election

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists no decision has been made yet, and he's still in the process of making up his mind about running for the GOP nomination for president in the 2016 election.

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Holmdel Pair Suspected in January Overdose Probe

A Holmdel man and woman suspected of supplying the heroin that nearly killed a man in the township in January are apprehended in an ongoing investigation of Bayshore narcotics trade.

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Representative Frank Pallone speaks on the floor of the House
Representative Frank Pallone (D) speaks on the floor of the House (CSPAN)
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Monmouth, Middlesex-Based Public Housing Authorities Getting Federal Aid

Public housing authorities in Asbury Park, Middletown, Highlands, Keansburg and Long Branch are among 12 in Representative Frank Pallone's (D-6) district sharing in $1.29 million of federal funds for operating and management costs.

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A home at Chelsea Drive in Manchester following a fire
A home at Chelsea Drive in Manchester following a fire (Ocean County Sheriff's Office)
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Home, restaurant burn in Ocean County fires

Two fires tore through a home and a restaurant in Ocean County on Monday.

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Non-Profit Launches Fund for Service Dogs

A New Jersey charity is raising awareness and money to support service dogs that face medical hardships.

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A College Degree for Less Than $10,000 in NJ

Imagine getting a four-year degree in New Jersey for only $10,000. A group of state Assembly members are hoping to make that a reality by sponsoring legislation that encourages New Jersey's colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees.

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The NJ Department of Corrections is using "telemedicine" to examine inmates. (Photo Credit: NA, ThinkStock)
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NJ Prisons Conducting Medical Exams

The New Jersey Department of Corrections is now using sophisticated "telemedicine" video systems to examine inmates at prisons around the state.

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