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Manchester fire sends three to the hospital

Dinner left unattended on a stove is blamed with sparking a fire in a Manchester home on Buckingham Drive Monday night that sent a female resident and two Township police officers to the hospital for smoke inhalation, according to authorities.

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Pedestrian struck/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Pedestrian struck/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Pedestrian Struck in Lakewood

A teenager reportedly was seriously injured after being struck by a motorist in Lakewood Tuesday night near the intersection of Routes 9 and 88, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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LBI Beach Storm Protection, by Rosetta Key TSM
LBI Beach Storm Protection, by Rosetta Key TSM
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Lobbying Begins for Doubling Shore Protection Fund

Non-profit ocean advocacy group, Jersey Shore Partnership, launches a major lobbying effort to increase the annual Shore Protection Fund. Partnership Executive Director Margo Walsh said a bill is being drafted to double the $25 million contribution that helps fund major beach replenishment and repair projects.

As the New Jersey's coastline continues to c

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Beachwood Police Car, photo credit Riverside Signal
Beachwood Police Car, photo credit Riverside Signal
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Tires Slashed on Beachwood Vehicles

Residents of a Beachwood neighborhood woke up to find tires slashed on some twenty vehicles Monday. The Riverside Signal reports that residents between the 300 and 700 blocks of Ship to Forecastle Avenues were affected.

Police told the publication that owners reported having anywhere from one or two ti

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Drum Point Elementary School in Brick
Drum Point Elementary School in Brick (District website)
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Electrical Fire Clears Brick Township School

Students and teachers at Drum Point Elementary in Brick Township quickly exited early this afternoon while emergency crews quelled an electrical fire inside.

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The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department is using technology to help thwart potential threats. Photo by Dianne Deoliveira/TSM
The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department is using technology to help thwart potential threats. Photo by Dianne Deoliveira/TSM
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Technology helps Ocean County authorities thwart potential threats

Anytime keywords such as “gun,” “kill” and “bullying” are used on social media and considered possible threats against Ocean County schools, the Justice Complex, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant, Six Flags Great Adventure and even NJ boardwalks, alerts are sent to the county’s Sheriff’s Department.

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Dr Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) (William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
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Unity March in Lakewood Tonight

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., lives in Lakewood with a unity march this evening.

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Circumstances unclear in death of elderly Lacey woman and hospitalization of her husband

Little remains known about a Lacey woman found dead in her Abbey Court home Saturday and her husband found clinging to life, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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EPA will Soon Release the Findings of A Sans Trimmer Study

Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are coming to Toms River in February to release the findings of its decade long study of the effects of Sans Trimmer on lab rats.

They're trying to determine if the chemical byproduct, discovered in Toms River's drinking water, was responsible for an alarmingly high childhood cancer rate

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Stephen Reed, CPA, presents the results of the MODC's 2015 Business Outlook Survey (Photo by Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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MODC Releases Results of Business Outlook Survey

More than a hundred area business leaders turned out to hear the results of the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council's 2015 Business Outlook Survey.

MODC Executive Director Ben Waldron called the findings cautiously optimistic,

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