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A CWA protest in Trenton over pension payments on June 12, 2014 (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Pension lawsuits take center stage in New Jersey

On Tuesday, a Superior Court judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit seeking to force Gov. Chris Christie to pay an additional $1.8 billion into the public employees' pension fund in the next fiscal year. Meanwhile, the state Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on a case that could force Christie to contribute and extra $1.6 billion into the system by midnight June 30.

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Sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, Downtown Toms River
(Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
Sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, Downtown Toms River (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
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New “Neighbors” Take Over Toms River

The newest faces on the streets of Toms River aren't very talkative - but they're not standoffish, they're statues!

20 life-size sculptures of people doing everyday things will be on display downtown through the end of the summer, featuring everything from two businessmen sharing a newspaper to a policeman writing a ticket

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The home on Spruce Street in Lakewood where 40 dogs were found living in filth.
The home on Spruce Street in Lakewood where 40 dogs were found living in filth. (CBS New York)
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Lakewood dogs rescued from filth continue to recover

Forty dogs rescued from inside an abandoned Lakewood home continue to recover while mystery remains as to who owns the home and who was living there.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
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Allergy alert – Are we having a ‘pollen tsunami’ this spring?

You probably have noticed that green film on your car's windshield of late, and your nose may have also noticed it: one of the heaviest pollen seasons in New Jersey in recent memory, a so-called "pollen tsunami."

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Survey – Mom big financial influence among millennials

A new survey found when it comes to taking financial advice, almost one in three millennials said it's always Mother's Day, however, older generations are not on team mom.

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Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - JULY 29: People walk on the boardwalk in Atlantic City on July 29, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Atlantic City makes major tourist pitch for summer

A major effort is underway to put Atlantic City back on its feet in the post-casino closing era.

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Subtropical Storm Ana is nearly stationary off the South Carolina coast.  (Satellite image from College of DuPage Meteorology)
Subtropical Storm Ana is nearly stationary off the South Carolina coast. (Satellite image from College of DuPage Meteorology)
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Warm Mother’s Day weekend, but Subtropical Storm Ana approaches

Here are your weather headlines for Friday, May 8, 2015...
Warm Temps, Poor Air Quality
For inland New Jersey, there’s nothing but warmth in your 5-Day Forecast. Of course, along the Jersey Shore, we'

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New Jersey American Water Requests Voluntary Odd/Even Watering in Monmouth County

New Jersey American Water is requesting customers in Monmouth County begin voluntarily following an odd/even lawn watering system to avoid a shortage during the summer months. 

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Woman at work
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Do women get a fair shake at the office?

A new study finds sexism is very much alive in the workplace, both in New Jersey and across the nation.

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Beach Haus Brewery in Belmar, New Jersey
Beach Haus Brewery in Belmar, New Jersey (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Craft beer brewing becomes a growth industry in New Jersey

Craft beer had hardly any space on the shelves just a decade ago. Today, some liquor stores are limiting how much craft beer a customer can purchase at one time, just so they have enough for everyone.

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