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Ocean County Courthouse (photo courtesy of Ocean County Website)
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Minority and Housing Groups Explain Why They’re Suing Berkeley Twp

We'll soon find out whether the Walters Group will be able to build affordable housing units for Superstorm victims along the Route 9 corridor in Berkeley Township. State Superior Court Judge Vincent Grasso in Ocean County is hearing a lawsuit filed by the NAACP, the Latino Action Network and Fair Share Housing today

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Kimberly Pedre 16-year-old Missing Howell Teen, Phote Credit :Our Howell Facebook page
Kimberly Pedre 16-year-old Missing Howell Teen, Phote Credit :Our Howell Facebook page
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Howell Teen Remains MIA but There’s a New Development

Two weeks and a Howell Township teen remains missing. But police said sightings of 16-year-old Kimberly Pedre are being reported in the Browns Mills area.

Kimberly's step mom, Cindy Pedre, and her birth mother, Lisa Dohan, have both expressed deepening concern over her lengthening time away from home to WOBM News

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Marcelo Saavedra
Marcelo Saavedra (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Suspected Child Sex Abuser Pleads Guilty

A South Toms River 66-year-old, incarcerated since July 2014 on suspicion of sexually abusing a pair of children repeatedly during an eight-year span, now risks  a decade or more in prison for his guilty plea to aggravated sexual assault.

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Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
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Homelessness Remains a Persistent Problem For the Shore Area

Listen to Townsquare Tonight:

As one year of free rent comes to a conclusion, Lakewood's former Tent City residents face the prospect of homelessness again. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, homeless advocate Minister Steve Brigham, who list his own address as a vehicle in the parking lot of a big box store, explains why these people can't seem to get it together.

Brigham, one

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Dunes, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
Dunes, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
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Legal Challeges Threaten Beach Replenishment Work This Spring

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed beach replenishment project on the Northern Barrier Peninsula ( aka.. Barnegat Peninsula) is once again thrown into limbo following this week's ruling abo

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MeanBean Burrito Toms River
Nicole Siberry
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MeanBean Burritos to Open in Downtown Toms River

If you live, work, or go to school in the downtown Toms River area, get ready for a brand new spot for lunch, dinner, or an afternoon pick-me-up!

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Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
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Stafford Crash Probe Under Way, Police Seek Witnesses

A midmorning crash in Manahawkin that sent a Barnegat man to a trauma center remains under investigation this afternoon. Stafford Township police seek witnesses to help reassemble the events leading to it.

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Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Fire Displaces Lakewood Residents

Flames engulfed an apartment complex at Lisa Robin Circle in Lakewood Tuesday afternoon, displacing several families and injuring two cats, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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Pumpout Boat/photo courtesy of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Pumpout Boat/photo courtesy of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders
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Ocean County Expected to Approve Measures to Protect the Barnegat Bay

A pair of items to help protect the Barnegat Bay are expected to receive final approval today by the Ocean County Board of Freeholders. 

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Details About Upcoming Mathis Bridge Overhaul

Before construction work begins this Spring, State Transportation (NJDOT) officials answer questions and listen to concerns about proposed upgrades to the Mathis Bridge in Toms River. During an information session at the township's municipal building Tuesday night, en

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