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Homeless U.S. military veterans salute the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Homeless U.S. military veterans salute the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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DCA reserves 100 housing vouchers for needy veterans

As many as 100 homeless, disabled and low-income military veterans and their families in New Jersey will move into affordable dwellings for up to 15 years, at the end of a process just beginning through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

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State Senator Jennifer Beck (Townsquare Media)
State Senator Jennifer Beck (Townsquare Media)
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NJ Transit fare hike plan “a little outrageous,” says Beck

Ahead of this afternoon's public comment session in Freehold Township, shore-base State Senator Jennifer Beck (R-11) blasted NJ Transit's proposal for a fare increase and service reductions that the agency says will help close a deep budget gap.

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Tom Powell (Morning Star Presbyterian Church, Bayville)
Tom Powell (Morning Star Presbyterian Church, Bayville)
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Bayville church elder recognized for post-Superstorm voluntarism

The reshaping of a church leader's community commitment after Superstorm Sandy leads to national recognition by the company in the township that's employed him for more than a quarter-century.

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Long Branch restaurant owner convicted on drug, weapon charges

A Long Branch restauranteur faces as many as 80 years in prison for peddling drugs and weapons, mostly in his bistro.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Psychologist admits health insurance fraud

A psychologist with an office in Matawan can expect probation for bilking a health insuror, providing that he repays more than $15,000 he admitted skimming through false claims.

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Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
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Beachwood charity fraudster given prison sentence

The Beachwood car trader who admitted using a children's cancer charity as a front to skip more than $500,000 in state sales taxes is ordered to spend seven years in prison.

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Trouble on the bridge (to LBI), Captain

Drivers heading to Long Beach Island are likely to find some jockeying for position on the Manahawkin Bay Bridge, where a hole in the deck has forced a temporary lane closure.

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Offshore drilling
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Hands Across The Sand drawing offshore drilling foes to Bradley Beach

Proponents of alternative energy development as an answer to fossil fuel dependence take a stand in the sand against offshore oil exploration Saturday in Bradley Beach.

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant (Exelon)
Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant (Exelon)
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Oyster Creek Returns to Service

After eight days offline for unscheduled repairs, the Oyster Creek nuclear generating station in Lacey Township is once again pushing electric power to the PJM Grid.

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Lakewood house fire, May 14, 2015 (Lakewood Scoop)
Lakewood house fire, May 14, 2015 (Lakewood Scoop)
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Barbecue mishap ignites Lakewood house

What started as a backyard barbecue ended in disaster in Lakewood late Thursday afternoon, after the grill tipped over and triggered a blaze that reduced the house to cinders.

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