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Is a drought possible in NJ? (brickrena, ThinkStock)
Is a drought possible in NJ? (brickrena, ThinkStock)
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Is a drought imminent in New Jersey?

We haven't had any significant rainfall in the Garden State in a couple of months, and there is growing concern a drought could soon be declared in parts of New Jersey.

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Where did summer go?

You can just feel it. The sun is setting earlier, back-to-school specials are everywhere, and the calendar is nearly ready to be flipped into the month of September. Summer, as most families know it, is essentially over.

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Pope Francis
Pope Francis (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Pope visit spawns temporary landlords

When millions of visitors descend on the area for Pope Francis' visit next month, many homeowners will use the opportunity to become temporary landlords.

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Jughandle at Route 31 and Denow Road in Pennington
Jughandle at Route 31 and Denow Road in Pennington (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Should New Jersey prohibit new jughandles?

Traffic circles are the bane of many commuters' existence in New Jersey, but we don't hear much complaining about jughandles. At least we didn't until very recently.

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(Toniann Antonelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Body of Barnegat man washes up on Jersey Shore, authorities say

A Beach Haven resident made a tragic discovery while walking along the Jersey Shore Tuesday, police said.

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Crime rates rise and temps heat up in NJ (Robert Mizerek, ThinkStock)
Crime rates rise and temps heat up in NJ (Robert Mizerek, ThinkStock)
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NJ woman falsely claims she was abducted, police say

What began as a 911 call from a woman claiming to be abducted at gunpoint in Manalapan ended with the arrest of the 46-year-old New Jersey resident.

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After Roanoke: How to handle a hostile coworker in NJ

The tragic on-air murders of two Virginia journalists Wednesday by a disgruntled former employee has many New Jersey workers wondering what they should do if one of their own co-workers appears to be hostile or dangerous.

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Abduction hoax suspect charged with false public alarm

A woman from Fort Lee who allegedly claimed to be abducted at gunpoint in Manalapan last week might spend three to five years in prison if she's found guilty of creating a false public alarm.

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Elissa Darrow's SUV sits in her Pitman driveway after the rear window was smash
Elissa Darrow's SUV sits in her Pitman driveway after the rear window was smash (Angels of God)
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NJ teen gets clothes to needy, then someone steals all of hers

Friends and family of a South Jersey teen who founded a charity that donates clothing to the needy whose luggage for college was stolen from the back of her mom's SUV are paying forward to help replace the items.

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Sunny skies and low humidity continue Thursday

High pressure will remain in control of New Jersey's atmosphere through the end of week, keeping pleasant temperatures and blue skies in the forecast.

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The Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Lawmaker seeks dialogue with NJEA on pension reform

Many New Jerseyans want the state to make full payments into the public employees pension system, but the Garden State simply does not have the money, according to a legislator who is working on new pension reforms.

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Backpacks: A heavy lift for NJ school children

With the start of the school year right around the corner, parents should be aware of an important, but often overlooked safety issue for their children.

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