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Going Green and Seeing Red

The plan to remove thousands of trees at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson has environmentalists seeing red, but is it just the cost of going green?

Park President John Fitzgerald says the benefit of virtually eliminating the facility's reliance on fossil fuels will not only benefit the company's bottom lin

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A Thai Malay Muslim drug user breaks up the kratom leaf into a pan to form part of a popular cheap narcotic drink. NJ officials are looking to ban the sale of kraton in NJ. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A Thai Malay Muslim drug user breaks up the kratom leaf into a pan to form part of a popular cheap narcotic drink. NJ officials are looking to ban the sale of kraton in NJ. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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Kratom – An herbal drug that is trending, deadly and legal in NJ

It has been around for years and can easily be bought in New Jersey tobacco shops, gas stations and on the internet. Kratom - an organic herb which grows naturally in Southeast Asia - is quickly becoming a "go-to'" drug for young people because of its opioid-like effects.

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Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)
Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)
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Nepal earthquake leaves 2,300 dead, history razed, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, while rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed more than 2,300 people.

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Smoke from a brush fire in Keyport
Smoke from a brush fire in Keyport (KG Junior vis Monmouth County Police, Fire and EMS)
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Brush Fire in Keyport

Multiple fire departments and the NJ State Forestry Service responded to a large brush fire in Monmouth County Friday afternoon.

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Bruce Jenner Opens Up: ‘Yes, I Am a Woman’

Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer for a deeply personal and revealing interview tonight (April 24), revealing that he is, indeed, a woman.

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Front entrance to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Front entrance to the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst ( Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst)
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World War II bomb found at college detonated by military disposal unit

A World War II era bomb, found during a building project at Middlesex County College, was successfully detonated Thursday night by a military disposal team at Joint Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst. 

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Work-life balance harmed most by ‘bad bosses,’ survey finds

Bad bosses, described as overbearing, demanding and mean, hurt employees' work-life balance the most, according to a new survey from Workfront.

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Mental health concerns are increasing among college students

Mental health issues are on the rise among college students, the numbers suggest, and parents and high schools are being encouraged to play a bigger role in dissolving the problem.

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Freehold Borough shooting suspect pleads guilty, risks 20 years

Prosecutors in Monmouth County seek a 20-year prison term for the Freehold Borough man who admitted shooting two victims, and killing one, two years ago in Asbury Park.

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Colleen Nelson (left) and Catherine Wallin (right) with the Visiting Nurses Association in Red Bank, photo by Tom Mongelli, TSM News.
Colleen Nelson (left) and Catherine Wallin (right) with the Visiting Nurses Association in Red Bank, photo by Tom Mongelli, TSM News.
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VNA gearing up for National Nurses Week next month

The Visiting Nurses Association in Red Bank has been receiving an outpouring of community support following Monday's devastating fire at a historic Rumson mansion where the health group was supposed to hold it's biggest fundraising event next week.

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