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A somewhat soggy Thursday for New Jersey

Scattered areas of rain are expected to push through the Garden State for the first half of Thursday, and again Thursday night through Friday morning.

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Zika vs. West Nile: Which virus poses more of a threat to NJ?

West Nile has been in the Garden State for more than a decade. Now health officials fear Zika virus could emerge and spread here as well.

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Sen. Jennifer Beck speaks in opposition to an increase in the gas tax. (Michael Symons/Townsquare Media NJ)
Sen. Jennifer Beck speaks in opposition to an increase in the gas tax. (Michael Symons/Townsquare Media NJ)
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Why both conservatives AND liberals are against proposed NJ gas-tax plan

A plan to hike New Jersey’s gas tax and enact offsetting tax cuts was bashed Wednesday by lawmakers and interest groups from both sides of the political spectrum.

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NJ teacher wins back job after reporting kindergarten ‘sex play,’ sues district

Mullica school officials faulted the teacher for not knowing that her two students were missing until she saw the light flickering in the bathroom about five minutes later.

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A fire burns on the gunnery range at Fort Dix (Photo courtesy of Russ Meseroll with Joint Base Public Affairs Office)
A fire burns on the gunnery range at Fort Dix (Photo courtesy of Russ Meseroll with Joint Base Public Affairs Office)
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Joint Base fire causes smell, plume of smoke at Jersey Shore

A fire on the gunnery range at Fort Dix continued to burn on Wednesday morning but is contained, according to a spokesman as a second fire broke out in Lakewood.

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Nice start to Wednesday, but a bit rain is on the way for NJ

Showers enter the forecast for the next few days, but the early look at the final weekend of Spring is pretty fantastic.

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Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
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More than 1,200 NJ locations offering free meals to children this summer

Meals are offered at select locations where children typically congregate, such as parks, pools and schools, and through recreation programs.

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Sen. Nicholas Scutari views marijuana for sale at the Groundswell Cannabis Boutique, a dispensary in Denver, Colo. The senator toured the facility on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Photo provided by NJ Senate Democrats)
Sen. Nicholas Scutari views marijuana for sale at the Groundswell Cannabis Boutique, a dispensary in Denver, Colo. The senator toured the facility on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Photo provided by NJ Senate Democrats)
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Trip to Colorado convinces NJ senator he’s right on legalizing marijuana

Sen. Nicholas Scutari, who wants New Jersey to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use, says Colorado's experience bodes well for a similar effort here.

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Why NJ woman went shopping as jail guard who raped her faced justice

A former female inmate went shopping instead of being in the courtroom to hear her attacker's prison sentence.

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Heroin ring busts earn Ocean County detectives statewide recognition

Detectives in the Ocean County Prosecutor's Special Operations Group receive distinctive honors for directing two major drug probes that led to almost three dozen arrests and the seizure of massive amounts of heroin, weapons and cash.

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Superintendent explains why NJ school district wasn’t able to fire ‘creepy’ teacher

The Barnegat schools superintendent is defending the way officials handled a tenure case against a coach and teacher accused of inappropriately touching female students.

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Sunny, warm, not windy, and not humid – a perfect June day for NJ

I really can't find a single thing to complain about in Tuesday's forecast for the Garden State.

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