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Drug addiction: What are the signs?

As New Jersey continues to see a high rate of heroin-related deaths among young people, many parents seem to be ignorant of the epidemic, or perhaps in complete denial about their own child's drug use.

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Gas tax hike top priority for NJ Assembly this fall

While the debate continues to swirl around Trenton on how best to fund the state's Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), talk of using a gas tax hike as a revenue raiser is expected to gain momentum this fall once the Assembly returns from its summer vacation.

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Back-to-school plague set to return with start of school

When the kids head back to school in September, they'll be sharing desks, supplies, books, perhaps toys and, in turn, plenty of germs.

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A protestor is removed from the stage by police after she interupted a speech by Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Iowa State Fair
A protestor is removed from the stage by police after she interupted a speech by Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Iowa State Fair (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Christie critical of Clinton, confident about next debate ranking

Gov. Chris Christie is confident he will be on the main stage for the next Republican presidential debate in September and in the race for the long term.

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N.J. man connected to disappearance of Rosie O’Donnell’s daughter arrested

The New Jersey man in whose home Rosie O'Donnell's 17-year-old daughter was found hiding has been arrested on child endangerment charges.

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Three suspects, 916 decks of heroin in Howell Township bust

Suspects from three shore towns outside of Howell face heroin charges in the township, filed by police who say they seized 916 wax folds of the drug in the car they occupied.

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Megan’s Law registrant accused of slipping off the radar

An alleged lapse in Megan's Law compliance lands a Howell Township man temporarily behind bars, but if he's found guilty it could be up to five years.

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NJ Zombie Walk sets a Guinness World Record for largest gathering of zombies - featured image
NJ Zombie Walk sets a Guinness World Record for largest gathering of zombies - (Facebook)
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NJ Zombie Walk in Asbury Park to be Buried

Rising costs and growing popularity will become the nails on the coffin for the annual New Jersey Zombie Walk in Asbury Park. The organizer of the free event announced on Facebook Thursday that he's cancelling it. 

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N.J. lawmakers push for ‘Right to Try’ unapproved drugs

A group of lawmakers is hoping to give terminally ill people in New Jersey access to drugs that are in the clinical trial stage, but have not yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Currently, there are 24 states that have enacted a "Right to Try" law.

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Decent weekend weather for N.J.: Scattered sunshine, spotty showers

As last night's thunderstorms clear out of New Jersey Friday morning, skies will clear away and humidity will drop slightly as the weekend approaches.

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