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NJ ranks 10th in nation for dog bite claims. (Ryan McVay, ThinkStock)
NJ ranks 10th in nation for dog bite claims. (Ryan McVay, ThinkStock)
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Dog bite claims – NJ ranks 10th in nation

For many New Jersey residents, their dog is a part of the family and while many owners believe their pet will not bite, there are 4.5 million victims of canine bites and attacks every year.  

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State Senator Jennifer Beck (Townsquare Media)
State Senator Jennifer Beck (Townsquare Media)
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NJ Transit fare hike plan “a little outrageous,” says Beck

Ahead of this afternoon's public comment session in Freehold Township, shore-base State Senator Jennifer Beck (R-11) blasted NJ Transit's proposal for a fare increase and service reductions that the agency says will help close a deep budget gap.

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HRRR forecast model surface temperatures for Monday afternoon.  (College of DuPage Meteorology)
HRRR forecast model surface temperatures for Monday afternoon. (College of DuPage Meteorology)
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Cooler for half of New Jersey today, with more storms on the way

A prominent on-shore flow will keep temperatures cool for the eastern half of New Jersey today, as our chance for unsettled weather continues through Tuesday.

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NJ Transit Expands One-seat Ride Service on North Jersey Coastline

Starting today and ahead of summer, NJ Transit is offering new weekday, one-seat ride service on the North Jersey Coast Line (NJCL) to the Jersey Shore. Six trains are operating from Bay Head to New York and New York to Bay Head without stopping in Long Branch. 

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Prisoner in jail
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Death penalty still supported by majority of NJ residents

It's been over seven years since New Jersey abolished the death penalty, and a new poll released Monday shows the majority of residents still support it.

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Woman hand fastening a seat belt in the car (Photo by Tomwang112, Thinkstock)
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Seat belt enforcement campaign begins

A warning for drivers who don't wear their seat belts - New Jersey's annual "Click It or Ticket" seat belt and child restraint enforcement campaign begins Monday.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at an event at the University of New Hampshire in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Christie plans to unveil college affordability plan

Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to announce in the near future a detailed proposal for making college more affordable and to ensure that institutions of higher education are matching students' skills to the needs of employers.

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Family riding bikes together
Family riding bikes together (Photo by Polka Dot Images, ThinkStock)
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AAA launches bicycle roadside assistance

It is no secret that the rough winter weather left many of New Jersey's roadways strewn with potholes. As the weather warms up, more people will be using different modes of transportation to get around, and AAA Mid-Atlantic felt it was the perfect time to extend its roadside assistance program to include bicyclists.

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New rail lines are stacked up in an area near the site where a deadly train derailment occurred earlier in the week in Philadelphia
New rail lines are stacked up in an area near the site where a deadly train derailment occurred earlier in the week in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Amtrak trains rolling on busy Northeast Corridor

Amtrak trains began rolling between New York and Philadelphia early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment.

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An ominous sky over the Newmark School in Scotch Plains.
An ominous sky over the Newmark School in Scotch Plains. (Dan Zarrow, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Strong thunderstorms could roll across New Jersey on Sunday

Strong thunderstorms will roll across New Jersey for much of Saturday night.

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