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NJ Transit Delays a Day After Derailment
Passengers await the train at Hamilton station (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Why does NJ Transit have ‘manpower shortages’?

"Manpower shortage" was the reason given for the cancellation of almost a dozen NJ Transit trains on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Morris & Essex, and Bergen and Main Lines during Monday's morning and afternoon rushes.

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Gregory Auriemma
Gregory Auriemma (NH FIsh & Game)
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Lost New Jersey hiker was alone, without a cell phone

The Dry River area of New Hampshire's White Mountains is a very remote area that searchers must hike for four hours to get to in order to start their work

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Amtrak Train Derails at NY Penn Station
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Trenton hearing this week on progress at New York Penn Station

In Trenton this Wednesday, a joint legislative committee hearing will assess the status of ongoing repairs at New York Penn Station.

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Hot dogs on the grill
Hot dogs on the grill (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Recall issued for 7 million pounds of one of NJ’s most popular hot dog brands

The beef and pork hot dogs and sausage products are being recalled because of possible bone fragments.

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People enter the PATH station in Hoboken Terminal
People enter the PATH station in Hoboken Terminal (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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NJ Transit’s ‘Summer from Hell’ —1 week down, 7 to go

Amtrak's COO, NJ Transit and its customers are pleased that so far the summer of hell has turned into the summer of swell.

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Mosquito on human hand
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NJ mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus — Here’s how to protect yourself

West Nile virus has already been confirmed in mosquitoes in several parts of New Jersey, but so far no human cases have been recorded this summer.

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U.S. Marine Dan Baldassare
U.S. Marine Dan Baldassare (Facebook/Dan Baldassare)
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Colts Neck grad among Marines killed in Mississippi plane crash, report says

Dan Baldassare of Colts Neck was on board the KC-135 that crashed in a soybean field on Monday 85 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, according to his family.

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Birmingham Hospital Conducts Kidney Transplant
Birmingham Hospital Conducts Kidney Transplant (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
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How an organ transplant can save lives in New Jersey and across the nation

Donating an organ has the potential to save multiple lives and you can provide someone in need with the gift of life. In the final installment of our three-part series we hear from a woman whose outlook on life changed after receiving a transplant.

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Timothy Piazza
Timothy Piazza (Facebook/Tim Piazza)
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NJ frat’s drinking death at Penn State — Do landlords and universities share the blame?

Some want more to be done by fraternities, landlords and universities to prevent alcohol-related tragedies like the Tim Piazza case.

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Birmingham Hospital Conducts Kidney Transplant
Birmingham Hospital Conducts Kidney Transplant (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
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How you can help thousands of Americans in need of a kidney or liver

Yesterday we told you the great need for organ donations in New Jersey and across the country. In part-two of our three-part series on its importance we find out why people are hesitant to donate their organs.

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