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Photo from Land for the Homeless Facebook page
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Central Jersey Non-profit working to start new Tent Community for the Homeless

The closing of "Tent City" in Lakewood and overcrowding at shelters has prompted the creation of a non-profit organization raising funds to buy land in a town willing to welcome a new encampment for the homeless in Central Jersey.

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The search for a fishing vessel said to have sunk off Sandy Hook on Tuesday
The search for a fishing vessel said to have sunk off Sandy Hook on Tuesday (NYPD Special Operations via Twitter)
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Search continues today for fishing boat reported capsized off Sandy Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard and New Jersey States Police continue the search for a fishing boat they believe with a "fair amount of certainty" capsized late Tuesday afternoon off the Sandy Hook coast.

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(Photo credit: Thinkstock)
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Most NJ schools starting before Labor Day

Most kids in New Jersey are headed back to school before the unofficial end of summer.

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Autism (CTRPhotos, ThinkStock)
Autism (CTRPhotos, ThinkStock)
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Proposed NJ bill would provide autism ID cards

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 45 children in New Jersey have been identified as Autism Spectrum Disorder. That is the highest rate in the nation.

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Beaches face annual end-of-summer lifeguard shortage

It is a yearly issue for beach patrols up and down the shore as students head back to college.

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NJ 101.5 Town Hall/YouTube
NJ 101.5 Town Hall/YouTube
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There is hope for people fighting heroin addiction in NJ

A special NJ 101.5 Town Hall program Tuesday gave New Jersey residents a wide range of information, options and resources to fight the scourge of heroin in their families and communities

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Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
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Barnegat man hit, killed on Route 18 in Neptune

A Barnegat man is dead after being run down by a vehicle Tuesday on Route 18 in Neptune Township. No charges have been filed in connection with it.

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Rutgers acknowledges investigating football coach Flood, but stays mum

Rutgers University told New Jersey 101.5 Tuesday afternoon it is indeed investigating whether football coach Kyle Flood violated school or NCAA rules by contacting a faculty member about the academic status of a player.

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Police cars park in front of a playground on Cherry Wood Circle in Brick following a shooting
Police cars park in front of a playground on Cherry Wood Circle in Brick following a shooting (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Dad: Man shot dead by Brick cops had an air rifle, put it down

A man identifying himself as the father of the man shot dead by Brick Police late Sunday night disputes the official version of events as described by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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A gorgeous stretch of dry, sunny weather for the Garden State

Dry air and high pressure will deliver sunny skies, seasonable temperatures, and comfortable conditions for much of this week.

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