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Four Ocean County residents have been arrested following an investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutors Office Narcotics Strike Force and local police who broke up a drug ring.

A deal has been reached among Jersey's top democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, with the first raise coming in July. Assemblyman Hal Wirths says it's too big a burden on small businesses.

In the first step of what the NJEA hopes sparks a movement similar to teacher activism in other states, hundreds of members rallied Thursday by the statehouse to push lawmakers to reduce what they pay toward health insurance.