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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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President Obama Address Troops At Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst In New Jersey
President Obama Address Troops At Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst In New Jersey (Mark Makela, Getty Images)
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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
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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St. Paul in Burlington City to Stay Open this Year

A Burlington City parochial school that was slated for closure this year ... will be staying open. St. Paul school officials announced that efforts to raise $250,000 were successful and its doors will stay open for the 2015-16 school year

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Virginia first responders during a 2012 demo of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Some New Jersey legislators want such public awareness efforts launched here. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
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Bill would warn parents about leaving kids in vehicles

New Jersey parents and others could soon be getting reminded to not leave their children or infants inside or near a motor vehicle alone, even for a moment.

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Running for President While Remaining a Governor

During his State of the State address earlier this week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced he will still be in the Garden State a year from now.

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