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Charlie Charlie Challenge
Two pencils crossed to take the Charlie Charlie Challenge (PIX 11)
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Ouija board for the 21st century – ‘Charlie Charlie Challenge’

Teens in New Jersey and across the country are taking the "Charlie Charlie Challenge" in an effort to contact a supposed Mexican spirit of the same name and get their questions answered.

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photo courtesy of http://www.dare.org/new-jersey
photo courtesy of http://www.dare.org/new-jersey
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NJ’s D.A.R.E. Program being Revived

Several years after New Jersey stopped following the national curriculum for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, the D.A.R.E. program will again be taught in schools starting in the fall. 

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New Jersey still lagging in jobs recovery

Unlike neighboring states and the rest of the country, New Jersey still hasn't recovered all the jobs lost during the Great Recession that ended in 2009.

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What you need to know about dog flu

Canine influenza, or "dog flu," is on the radar of veterinarians across New Jersey, now that the state has tallied its first case stemming from an outbreak in the Midwest.

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What your boss hasn’t told you about wellness employee programs

A growing number of New Jersey companies are offering wellness programs, designed to help workers lose weight, lower cholesterol and become healthier. Most of the time, these programs are a "soft sell" but sometimes they're not.

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NJ residents explain how much money it would take to make them happy and comfortable. (Digital Vision./ThinkStock)
NJ residents explain how much money it would take to make them happy and comfortable. (Digital Vision./ThinkStock)
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Can money buy happiness?

Can money really buy happiness? In the Garden State, the answer might surprise you.

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Congressman Tom MacArthur
Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) speaks to homeowners in Bayville on May 26, 2015 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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MacArthur Unveils Still More Sandy Legislation

Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) is continuing his efforts to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

MacArthur met with homeowners in Bayville on Tuesday to discuss the Disaster Survivors Benefit Clarif

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Jury Selection to begin in Attempted Murder Trial of Brielle Restaurant Owner

Jury selection is slated to begin Wednesday in the trial of the owner of the Sand Bar Restaurant in Brielle on attempted murder and other charges, according to the Asbury Park Press

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Composite image showing John Forbes Nash, Jr. and Russell Crowe, who portrayed Nash in the movie "A Beautiful Mind." (Photo by Robert P. Matthews/Princeton University/Getty Images)
Composite image showing John Forbes Nash, Jr. and Russell Crowe, who portrayed Nash in the movie "A Beautiful Mind." (Photo by Robert P. Matthews/Princeton University/Getty Images)
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Nash’s cab driver had only been driving for two weeks, report says

The man behind the wheel of the taxi cab taking John and Alicia Nash from Newark Liberty Airport to their Princeton Junction home had only been driving for two weeks.

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The boardwalk in Belmar
The boardwalk in Belmar (Dr. Alan Stern)
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Very warm temperatures continue, while humidity and storm chances increase

New Jersey's weather will feel much more like July than May this week, with warmth, humidity, and persistent rain chances.

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