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Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
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Summer leaves thousands of NJ children hungry, report shows

School is out for the summer, but for tens of thousands of children who eat free or reduced-price meals at school, they lack healthy access to food during the summer, according to a new report by Advocates for Children of New Jersey and the NJ Food for Thought Campaign.

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An Atlantic City Electric crew works on replacing utility poles in South Jersey.
An Atlantic City Electric crew works on replacing utility poles in South Jersey. (ACE)
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Christie, power company under fire following major outages

Southern New Jersey is still recovering from a fast-moving storm with brutal winds that ravaged the area on June 23 and left 280,000 people without power. Residents and lawmakers have been extremely critical of Atlantic City Electric and at least one mayor blasted Gov. Chris Christie for a perceived lack of response.

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Pool regulations in New Jersey you probably didn’t know about

Anyone in New Jersey who is planning to buy an easily constructed or inflatable pool for their Fourth of July barbecue should know it is more than likely that at least one permit is required.

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Clean Ocean Action reveals how you can kick the plastic habit. (EnolaBrain, ThinkStock)
Clean Ocean Action reveals how you can kick the plastic habit. (EnolaBrain, ThinkStock)
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12 tips for ‘kicking your plastic habit’

A New Jersey environmental group contends we could go a long way toward helping the environment, the ocean and marine life by kicking a growing dependance on a certain type of disposable product.  

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Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
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Are motorists being watched at New Jersey intersections?

You see them wherever you go in New Jersey these days. What appear to be long white cameras are placed at most intersections, and some believe it's a Big Brother watching you scenario, while other theorize the cameras are part of a Homeland Security program to track suspected terrorists.

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Lakewood couple charged with government subsidy fraud

A Lakewood couple await court dates, accused of collecting Medicaid payouts and home energy subsidies by fraud.

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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Are We Losing Our Independence … Day?

Considering how New Jersey was the third of 50 states to join the United States of America, it can be shocking to see how little some of us know about Independence Day almost 230 years after we were granted admission to the union.

In order to prepar

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A New Ally in the Overdose Battle

The Ocean and Monmouth County Prosecutors' Offices have announced a new partnership in the fight to stem the rising tide of heroin and opiate overdose deaths.

From now on, hospitals within the Meridian, Barnabas, and CentraState systems will provide free refills for the naloxone (Narcan) kits police officers use to bring patients back from the brink of death

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Popcorn Park Rescue Zoo
Popcorn Park Rescue Zoo
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How did kittens end up dead on Oceanport roadway?

Four kittens, about 12 weeks old each, found dead on an Oceanport thoroughfare this morning lead investigators to believe that they were thrown from a moving vehicle. Their question is, did anyone see it happen, and if so, will someone step up?

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Gov. Christie and wife Mary Pat walk with Matt Lauer before his announcement entering the 2016 presidential race
Gov. Christie and wife Mary Pat walk with Matt Lauer before his announcement entering the 2016 presidential race (@ChrisChristie via Instagram)
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Christie says temper shows he’s ready to fight for voters

Gov. Chris Christie said his infamous "temper" does not preclude him from being president and is a trait that voters want from their president.

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