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Who are more New Jerseyans developing allergies? (Dimitri Zimmer, ThinkStock)
Who are more New Jerseyans developing allergies? (Dimitri Zimmer, ThinkStock)
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More New Jerseyans are developing allergies

It's not your imagination. A growing number of adults and children in New Jersey are developing allergies, at all times of the year, even in the dead of winter when there's snow on the ground. 

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NJ has almost 3,000 teachers rated as 'ineffective' or 'partially ineffective.' (Fuse, ThinkStock)
NJ has almost 3,000 teachers rated as 'ineffective' or 'partially ineffective.' (Fuse, ThinkStock)
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New Jersey has almost 3,000 ‘struggling’ teachers

Figures released by the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) revealed that almost three percent of the state's teachers are rated "ineffective" or "partially effective." That percentage might seem small, but the Garden State has a lot of teachers, so that number represents almost 3,000 teachers.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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New Jersey Pride – Is Christie our friend or foe?

New Jersey Pride (Part 4 of 5): In an exclusive weeklong series, we examine the best and worst of the Garden State. Stereotypes and other factors influence how the outside world views New Jersey and its residents, but pride runs deep among those Jersey-born and raised.

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Should you get college credits for life experience? (Fuse, ThinkStock)
Should you get college credits for life experience? (Fuse, ThinkStock)
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Should you get college credits for life experience?

Would you return to college to finish your degree if you could save on tuition by getting credit for certain life experience?

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(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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NJ Transit board approves fare hikes

New Jersey Transit's board of directors formally approved fare increases Wednesday that average about 9 percent for bus and rail riders and will go into effect in October.

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Clouds and rain are sliding into New Jersey this morning (Chris Swendeman, Townsquare Media)
Clouds and rain are sliding into New Jersey this morning (Chris Swendeman, Townsquare Media)
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Periods of heavy rain today, fantastic weather tomorrow

As a storm system passes right over New Jersey, we'll see periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms before skies clear significantly by Thursday.

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NJ 101.5's Eric Scott hosted a Town Hall program on the future of Atlantic City. Joining Scott in the studio were gaming analyst Roger Gross, casino worker union president Bob McDevitt and NJ Assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-Wayne).
NJ 101.5's Eric Scott hosted a Town Hall program on the future of Atlantic City. Joining Scott in the studio were gaming analyst Roger Gross, casino worker union president Bob McDevitt and NJ Assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-Wayne).
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‘Gambling on New Jersey’s future’ – The debate continues

Should casinos be allowed outside of Atlantic City? What's the best way to cultivate gaming in the Garden state? How can Atlantic City survive and prosper?

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Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ
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Spikeball gaining steam in New Jersey

Take a quick stroll down the beach on a sunny summer day, and chances are you'll pass by at least one game of the sport known as Spikeball.

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NJSPCA members will crackdown on pets left in hot cars. (humonia, ThinkStock)
NJSPCA members will crackdown on pets left in hot cars. (humonia, ThinkStock)
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Increasing awareness about animal abuse

We seem to hear a lot more about animal abuse cases these days. A New Jersey SPCA official says increased awareness about this ongoing problem has a good and a bad side.

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Governor Chris Christie announces his run for President
Governor Chris Christie announces his run for President (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Why didn’t Christie get a bump in the latest presidential poll?

Most political pundits predicted Gov. Chris Christie would get a bump in national polls just after he formally launched his presidential campaign on June 30. In fact, the opposite happened, according to a recent poll.

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