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Gas price paradox – we’re saving at the pump, but not spending the cash

The start of 2015 was expected to usher in a spending rebound, boosted by lower prices at the pump, but so far, purchases of goods and services have been lackluster at best.

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Howell fire truck
Howell fire truck (Adelphia Fire Company)
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Howell mobile home park fire kills 1

A Howell man died in a mobile home fire on Friday night.

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(Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock)
(Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock)
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Classroom spending – Where are your education dollars going in New Jersey?

The New Jersey Department of Education reports in its new Taxpayer's Guide to Education Spending that per student spending  increased .6 percent last year, and is now at $19, 211. You might imagine most of that money would go for classroom expenses, but that is not always the case.

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Lightning in Wall Township
Lightning in Wall Township (Facecbock via Jersey Shoer Hurricane News)
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Rain and some thunderstorms kick off the holiday weekend

Warm temperatures and plenty of atmospheric moisture will fuel periods of heavy rain and possibly some thunderstorms today and tonight.

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Gov. Chris Christie signs an order giving Shaneen Allen a full pardon. (Credit: Office of Governor Chris Christie)
Gov. Chris Christie signs an order giving Shaneen Allen a full pardon. (Credit: Office of Governor Chris Christie)
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Shaneen Allen pardoned by Gov. Christie on gun carry charges

Gov. Chris Christie has granted a pardon to Shaneen Allen, the Philadelphia mother who was arrested for carrying a gun in New Jersey even though she was licensed in Pennsylvania.

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Jesse Hay
Jesse Hay (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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South Plainfield drug suspect charged in Brick Township man’s Fentanyl death

A suspected drug dealer from South Plainfield is charged with providing a Brick Township man with the fentanyl-laced drugs that killed him in late 2014.

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East Brunswick's Jax performs Kelly Clarkson's "Beautiful Disaster" on "American Idol"
East Brunswick's Jax performs Kelly Clarkson's "Beautiful Disaster" on "American Idol" (YouTube)
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Jersey girl Jax makes it to ‘Idol’ Top 8

Jersey girl Jax found out early on Wednesday night's "American Idol" that she made the show's Top 8 during Kelly Clarkson Night, which featured a twist in the voting.

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Rachael Lynn Manzo
Rachael Lynn Manzo (NJ State Police)
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Missing teen – South Jersey girl located in Florida

A missing Pittsgrove teen who may have been planning to meet an unknown male has been located in Florida.

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Investment fraudsters owe NJ $1M

Two unregistered investment counselors from the shore owe New Jersey a million dollars in civil penalties for running a Ponzi scheme on their investors, according to the New Jersey Bureau of Securities.

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New Jersey's 'brain drain' continues. (Design Pics, ThinkStock)
New Jersey's 'brain drain' continues. (Design Pics, ThinkStock)
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‘Brain drain’ is partly blamed on insufficient college capacity in NJ

The New Jersey "brain drain" problem continues and the flow of students attending college out of state is being seen as a major factor.

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