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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
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Insurance Problems Still Loom for Sandy Flood Victims in NJ

In the coming weeks, FEMA will reach out to all homeowners who filed Superstorm Sandy flood insurance claims -- informing them they can re-open their cases if their claims were denied, or if they feel they did not get a fair settlement. One expert warns that, for some victims, there may still be challenges ahead.

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Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R)
Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R) (NJ's 10th Legislative District website)
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From Toms River to Trenton: Assemblyman Greg McGuckin

Like all of his colleagues, Shore Assemblyman Greg McGuckin (R-10) will be up for re-election in November.

Assemblyman McGuckin appeared on the March 11 edition of "Townsquare Tonight" on WOBM-AM 1160/1310

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Smoke and carbon monoxide detector (Credit: Mike Rachel)
Smoke and carbon monoxide detector (Credit: Mike Rachel)
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Gas Explosions Prompt Calls for Gas Leak Sensor Requirements

Recent natural gas explosions have prompted legislation that would require gas leak detectors in New Jersey dwellings.

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Office workers
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Which perk do employees covet most?

A nationwide survey of workers uncovers that the perk of vacation outweighs better benefits, and upper management doesn't have a true handle on what their employees want.

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Sandy damage victims can have tainted insurance claim denials re-opened

Victims whose Hurricane Sandy damage claims may have been denied or  reduced due to fraudulently altered insurance inspection reports will soon be able to have their filings re-examined.

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Road rage. (kieferpix, ThinkStock)
Road rage. (kieferpix, ThinkStock)
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Road rage – Should it be covered in driver education courses?

Should New Jersey high schools with driver's education courses be required to include the dangers of road rage in the curriculum? Consider this: 6-in-10 Americans consider aggressive driving to be a "major threat" to themselves and their families.

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Gov. Chris Christie
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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Christie Town Hall in Freehold Tuesday

While state lawmakers work through Governor Chris Christie's budget and reform proposals, the chief executive brings his case to taxpayers starting Tuesday in Freehold.

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60 degrees today, more rain this weekend

Despite morning fog and scattered showers, thermometers across New Jersey will make a run for 60 degrees today, with more comfortable weather expected in the days ahead.

Here are your weather headlines for Wednesday, March 11, 2015...
Today: 60?

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Several lights are burned out in the illuminated facade of Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City
Several lights are burned out in the illuminated facade of Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, FILE)
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Laid-off casino employees still looking for work

Twenty-six weeks of unemployment benefits are set to run out this month for most of the workers laid off by the recent string of casino closures in Atlantic City.

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New Jersey Turnpike northbound. (NJDOT)
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Worst rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike – No food, no restrooms

When Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey, the food court area at the Grover Cleveland Rest Stop on north side of the NJ Turnpike, between exits 11 and 12 was flooded and had to be shut down. Two-and-a-half years later the facility is still closed, and last week a trailer of portable bathrooms was suddenly removed.

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Partly sunny, 47 degrees. Sunday afternoon runoff. (Craig Allen photo)
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Temperatures stay mild, but a damp evening ahead

New Jersey has enjoyed two 50+ degree days in a row so far this week, and today will make three. However, rain is also expected starting this afternoon.

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A WalletHub survey gave NJ an overall ranking of 17 in a study that measured several services for woman including health care and social well-being. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
A WalletHub survey gave NJ an overall ranking of 17 in a study that measured several services for woman including health care and social well-being. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
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Women’s Best States – New Jersey Ranks 17th in National Study

In honor of Women's History Month, WalletHub analyzed 2015's Best and Worst States for Women and New Jersey was given an overall ranking of 17th in the nation. The study evaluated several factors including women's economic and social well-being as well as women's health care.

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