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Technology Helps Authorities Thwart Potential Threats

Anytime keywords such as "gun," "kill" and "bullying" are used on social media and considered possible threats against Ocean County schools, the Justice Complex, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant, Six Flags Great Adventure and even NJ boardwalks, alerts are sent to the county's Sheriff's Department.

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An icy road in East Hanover on Sunday morning
An icy road in East Hanover on Sunday morning (@anthonybarbone3 via Twitter)
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Icy streets again this morning; snow by midweek

Cold temperatures once again turned streets into skating rinks all across New Jersey this morning.

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Poll: New Jersey residents say no to gas tax hike

Gas prices have dipped below $2 a gallon, but that doesn't mean New Jersey residents are ready for a gas tax increase, according to a poll released on Jan. 19 by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind.

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Bill would lower prison pay for sex offenders

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to decrease the amount of pay some sex offenders receive while in custody.

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Property tax relief could be extended to all NJ veterans

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to extend property tax relief to all veterans in the state, regardless as to whether they served in combat or not.

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Whooping Cases on the Decline in NJ, but Still Serious

New Jersey has seen a decline in cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in recent years, but hundreds of kids are still getting the highly contagious respiratory disease. Newborns are especially at risk for serious complications and even death.

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Cars off the icy Garden State Parkway in Sayreville (The Lakewood Scoop)
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A messy day: freezing rain, rain, and snow

A complicated mix of wet and wintry weather is moving across New Jersey today, making travel conditions messy for most of the day.

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Newborn found burned on roadway dies; Mother charged

The mother of an infant set afire on a South Jersey road has been charged with murder, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.

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We asked Christie: Is there too much school testing in NJ?

There is mounting unhappiness about the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, known as PARCC.

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Judge Allows the Acquisition of Beach Parcels in Margate

A U.S. District Judge is reportedly allowing the Army Corp of Engineer's beach replenishment project in Margate to move forward. However, the judge told the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that they must give property owners in the city the chance to challenge the state's taking of easements, according to NJ.com.

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NJ Transit expands Quiet Commute program

The riders have spoken, and NJ Transit will expand its program that offers a 'Quiet Commute' to those who need one.

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If You Give Them Tax Breaks, Entertainment Will Come

New Jersey casinos have long shared competition for not only gambling dollars, but also performance and entertainment revenue, with many nearby states. State Senator Tom Kean has unveiled legislation he believes will help the struggling Atlantic City entertainment scene as well as other venues statewide.

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