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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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See All the 2015 Billboard Music Awards Winners

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards took over Las Vegas on Sunday (May 17), and while there were many winners, it was Taylor Swift's night.

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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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Category: New Jersey News
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Volunteers Needed to Help Victims of Sexual Assault

A group in Monmouth County dedicated to reaching out to the victims of sexual assault is reaching out... to you.

 

180 Turning Lives Around is seeking volunteers for its Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).  Victim Program Coordinator Susan Levine says sexual violence is not as uncommon as you might think.

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The 7th Street Surf Shop following a fire on the boardwalk in Ocean City
The 7th Street Surf Shop following a fire on the boardwalk in Ocean City (Ocean City Fire and Rescue Services)
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Ocean City boardwalk fire destroys business

A fire on the boardwalk in Ocean City destroyed one business and caused minor damage to several others on Saturday night.

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Category: New Jersey News
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USS Faragut (US Navy)
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US Navy sailor dies in fall from hotel balcony in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- The U.S. Navy says a sailor assigned to the destroyer USS Farragut has died after falling from a hotel balcony in the Gulf nation of Bahrain.

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Category: National News
The broken windwhield of an Amtrak train after a derailment in Philadelphia.
The broken windwhield of an Amtrak train after a derailment in Philadelphia. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
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Amtrak ordered to expand speed control system at derail site

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails where a speeding train reached 106 mph, flew off the tracks and crashed, killing eight people.

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Category: National News
Pumping gas at gas station
Pumping gas at gas station (Photo by LorenzoPatoia, ThinkStock)
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New bill would allow New Jersey drivers to pump gas

TRENTON (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey could soon pump their own gas under a bill being introduced in the Assembly.

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Long Branch restaurant owner convicted on drug, weapon charges

A Long Branch restauranteur faces as many as 80 years in prison for peddling drugs and weapons, mostly in his bistro.

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Psychologist admits health insurance fraud

A psychologist with an office in Matawan can expect probation for bilking a health insuror, providing that he repays more than $15,000 he admitted skimming through false claims.

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