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How your solar panels pose a challenge for firefighters

Rooftop solar panels may not yet be a pervasive problem for firefighters, but the growth of the solar industry in New Jersey and elsewhere is forcing officials to think critically about possible solutions.

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Gotta catch ’em all: NJ crazed over Pokemon Go

"I went to the waterfront and there was an unusual amount of people walking around with their phones guiding them," said Keyport resident David Youssef, who's logged about 10 hours of game play since the app launched in early July. "There are herds of people walking around, catching Pokemon."

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From video provided by Riverdale Police
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NJ cop’s heroism didn’t end when he chased and saved suicidal man

Riverdale Sgt. Greg Bogert saved a man on Route 287. Now, he's working tp prevent teen suicides.

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Fond memories of Ocean City, NJ... C'mon SUMMER! (Craig Allen photo).
Fond memories of Ocean City, NJ... C'mon SUMMER! (Craig Allen photo).
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Nice Monday for NJ, but more humid, unsettled weather ahead

It's a sunny, warm forecast to start the new week, with low humidity, but the Garden State will see changes by midweek.

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Bought a home from 2005-2010? Lots of luck getting your money back (today)

But there's hope! Some areas are due to see property values climb over the next few years.

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NJ ‘indoor city’ will teach life skills to kids with special needs

Construction is now underway for LifeTown, a Livingston facility that will give children, teenagers and young adults with special needs the chance to learn real-world skills in a comfortable setting.

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After recent hoarding cases, how NJ shelters are handling the influx in pets

A number of recent animal hoarding, strays and pets being surrendered by owners has New Jersey shelters scrambling to make room for the influx in animals.

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5 ways to protect your identity, finances while on vacation

Many of us go on vacation at this time of year. Unfortunately, identity thieves know this, and take advantage at every turn.

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Puppies after being rescued from a van outside Just Pups, Paramus (Credit: Paramus Police Department)
Puppies after being rescued from a van outside Just Pups, Paramus (Credit: Paramus Police Department)
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Borough’s bid to immediately close Just Pups denied by judge

Since July 1, Emerson police in the borough have been giving Just Pups owner Vincent LoSacco two summonses a day for operating without a license.

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NJ tow truck driver owed EZPass $78K in fees, reports say

Authorities say Spirodon H. Fragoulias has more than 850 toll violations on multiple EZPass accounts.

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