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New Jersey Pride – We’re victims of Snooki, Sopranos

The portrayal of New Jersey in the media plays a major role in how outsiders look at the Garden State and the people who live in it.

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5 facts about Toms River’s Todd Frazier

While this week's Home Run Derby performance catapulted Todd Frazier to the center of the sports world, the 29-year-old's baseball talents have been well-known around the Garden State for nearly two decades.

Here five things to know about the New Jersey native as he makes his first All-Star Game start tonight

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Frazier, Trout bring Jersey flavor to All-Star Game

Baseball's Midsummer Classic may be held in Cincinnati, but two homegrown stars are keeping the Garden State at the center of the baseball universe.

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Why do so many Kids seem to Have Peanut Allergies?

Years ago, peanut allergies were uncommon, but nowadays it seems like so many children are sensitive to those foods, prompting schools and summer camps to ban things like peanut butter.

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Scattered showers and storms on the HRRR model simulated radar forecast for July 14 at 10:00 a.m. (College of DuPage)
Scattered showers and storms on the HRRR model simulated radar forecast for July 14 at 10:00 a.m. (College of DuPage)
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Two days of showers and storms, some pockets of heavy rain

New Jersey's weather will turn unsettled and wet, with showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for both Tuesday and Wednesday.

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New Jersey faces challenges in a global economy

There is a world of economic opportunity just waiting for New Jersey companies in today's global market, but there are challenges that must be addressed, according to one New Jersey lawmaker.

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New Jersey Pride – NJ residents share the state’s flaws

New Jersey residents take great pride in the state’s beaches, around-the-clock availability of diners and its stronghold on Taylor ham, but New Jersey loses points with the same people for some other reasons that are out of their control.

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For NJ gaming industry, competition remains a challenge

Even as New Jersey lawmakers ponder a plan to expand casino gaming outside of Atlantic City, to either the Meadowlands, Jersey City or Newark, neighboring states are moving ahead with plans to build several new casinos, and the future of Garden State gaming remains cloudy.

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There are many creatures in NJ water, but many people are just too distracted to notice. (FtLaudGirl, ThinkStock)
There are many creatures in NJ water, but many people are just too distracted to notice. (FtLaudGirl, ThinkStock)
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Sharks, jellyfish at the shore are ‘completely normal,’ expert says

With a number of reports of sharks, jellyfish and even manta rays there's been lots of excitement and a fair amount of anxiety at the Jersey Shore in recent weeks.

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A bicyclist is struck on Route 9 in Howell/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
A bicyclist is struck on Route 9 in Howell/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Bicyclist Injured on Route 9 in Howell

A Lakewood man suffered a broken clavical, head and elbow injuries after being struck by a motorist on Route 9 south in Howell Sunday night, according to authorities.

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