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A JCP+L crew makes repairs to a utility pole on Route 527 in Toms River following an accident
A JCP+L crew makes repairs to a utility pole on Route 527 in Toms River following an accident (Toms River Police)
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Ocean County car accident knocks out power for thousands

Power is being restored in Ocean County following a car accident in Toms River that knocked out thousands on Saturday morning. 

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Heavy surf crashes onto the rocks near the beach in Asbury Park
Heavy surf crashes onto the rocks near the beach in Asbury Park (Jonathan Carbonaro, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Rough surf, rip currents continue at Jersey beaches

Beach goers will find rough surf this weekend along the Jersey Shore.

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Beach in Asbury Park/
Beach in Asbury Park/ (Chris Swendeman, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Your weekend weather forecast – pleasant Friday, unsettled Saturday, hot Sunday

Today will likely be the nicest day of the next several, as rounds of showers and storms are expected this weekend with building heat and humidity.

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NJ Transit trains
NJ Transit trains (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Could NJ Transit commuters face more fare hikes?

Earlier this week, New Jersey Transit formally approved a 9 percent fare hike, and some service cuts, to close a $56 million budget gap. New Jersey's leading transportation expert believes the agency's budget gap next year may be much larger and a more significant fare hike may have to be adopted.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Christie still has ‘a lot of work to do’

Political experts say despite Gov. Chris Christie's recent policy speeches and visits to key states, has a lot of work to do.

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NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney
State Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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NJ Senate to hold Transportation Trust Fund hearing next month

As work within much of the New Jersey Legislature slows down this summer, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) said in Thursday that work will still be done, particularly in the Upper House.

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New Jersey ranks 41st in the nation for worst state to take a road trip

Thinking about taking a road trip this summer? New Jersey might not be a top choice. New Jersey ranks 41 in the nation for the worst state to road trip in, according to a survey by WalletHub.

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Seaside Heights boardwalk after Sandy
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, 1/18/13 (Townsquare Media)
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Rutgers could play role in proposed storm resilience center

Rutgers University is considering helping with the development of plans proposed by residents for a Resilience Center in Seaside Heights for future storms.

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Frank Stingone, Hoboken Nine
Frank Stingone of the Hoboken Nine Base Ball club stands where the first-ever organized baseball match was played. (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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New Jersey Pride – NJ’s claims to fame

The final installment of this series looks at the state's accomplishments and firsts that should make residents truly proud to call New Jersey home.

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Newark Liberty International Airport
Passengers at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B (Courtesy of Port Authority of NY and NJ)
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Lasers pointed at 11 flights over New Jersey

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating reports of lasers being pointed at 11 flights over New Jersey last night.  

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