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NJ Dems fail to override Christie veto of debt analysis

As they have in every previous attempt, New Jersey legislative Democrats on Monday failed to override a bill vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie.

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Bicycling and Texting is a Growing Problem

In addition to distracted drivers and pedestrians, motorists also have to worry about an increasing number of bicyclists texting and pedaling.

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Fewer Americans Getting Flu Vaccination

It kills more than 20,000 Americans each year and sends 250,000 to the hospital with complications and yet, new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) find that less than half of all Americans are being vaccinated for the influenza virus.   

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Lower Gas Prices May Be Here a While

The price of gasoline has been going down across New Jersey, and the news just keeps getting better.

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Debate set on bill to freeze individual college tuition rates

On Thursday, an Assembly committee is scheduled to consider legislation that has been called the cornerstone of a 20-bill higher education reform package.

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Phones, web help students cheat

Smartphones and the internet have ushered today's students into a new realm of cheating on schoolwork, but teachers can use the tech upgrades to their advantage as well.

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The ‘Back-to-school Plague’?

It's back to school for most New Jersey children this week, and homework isn't the only thing they will be bringing home with them. Now, is also a time when germs run rampant through the classrooms causing many students to come down with what has become known as the "back-to-school plague."

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Homework Time Again

Our kids spend a third of their day in school, but the work doesn't stop there. Perhaps the most dreaded part of back-to-school, for both students and their parents, is the return of homework.

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NJ among states with most teacher-student sexual contact cases

Folks close to the issue suggest we're dealing with an "epidemic" of sexual contact between teachers and students. It may be because schools aren't doing enough, or technology is doing too much.

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Kayla Tufaro (Toms River Police Department)
Kayla Tufaro (Toms River Police Department)
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Teen Surfaces in Virginia

Kayla Tufaro, the Toms River 18-year-old who left home of her own volition on August 11, has been found safe in Waynsboro, Virginia, according to township police.

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