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Impending layoffs of more than 100 Lakewood teachers and staffers trigger a walkout by protesting high schoolers. The Asbury Park Press reported that the district missed its budget deadline while facing a shortfall of more than $14,000,000.

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Two Monmouth drug suspects take their chances at trial, and now face up to 10 years for convictions on each of three charges. Timothy Bethea and Adalberto Vega were arrested in 2014 with 367 packets of heroin and 16 bags of crack in Neptune, authorities said.

An admitted Internet child porn peddler from Lakewood goes to prison for up to five years and registers as a sex offender. Fabian Maldonado-Espinosa was caught up in a 2016 statewide pornography sweep.

Change your passwords lately? Now might be a good time. New Jersey Homeland Security officials warn of new, sophisticated cyberattacks. Investigators say that health care, Internet technology, energy and manufacturing have been primary targets.

Tim Tebow's a formidable competitor, but he doesn't faze the Lakewood Blueclaws as the Heisman winner and aspiring Met leads the Columbia Fireflies into First Energy Park for a weekend series. Blueclaws' pitchers swatted the Flies last week, and handcuffed Tebow - who has two home runs logged this season.

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