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Eight Army National Guard members and four Air National Guard rescue personnel leave Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst this morning bound for Texas to join flood rescue efforts.

They're bringing to u-h-60 black-hawk choppers, one with hoisting capabilities.

Governor Christie Tuesday approved the squad to supplement New Jersey Task Force One.

The devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey halfway across the country should cause a minor to moderate pinch at the pump for New Jersey motorists.

A Monmouth university student is identified as the victim of a Monday-morning fire in his Westfield home.

Jake Tooley's brother and mother escaped but his dog perished while trying to save him.

What would the Trump administration's plan to cut e-p-a funding by 2 and a half billion dollars mean to the Garden State?

Doug O'Malley of Environment New Jersey says it would mean less enforcement and more industrial pollution in our waterways, which would threaten drinking water supplies.

"We have the most Superfund sites in the country and we're looking at a 25-percent cut," said O'Malley. "That means that we're going to lose funding to be able to clean up Superfund sites."

He adds the proposed cuts would also result in decreased funding for the NJ DEP.

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