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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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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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Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, left, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, right, listen as Amtrak CEO, Joseph Boardman expresses his sorrow near the site of a deadly train derailment
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, left, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, right, listen as Amtrak CEO, Joseph Boardman expresses his sorrow near the site of a deadly train derailment in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Wreckage is removed from Amtrak crash site

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The last wrecked railcars from the deadly Amtrak accident were removed Friday as investigators tried to figure out why the train sped up from 70 mph to over 100 mph in the minute before it went into a sharp bend.

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Weekend forecast – not a washout, but showers and storms are likely

A warm front will waffle back and forth over New Jersey this weekend, causing a persistent chance of showers and thunderstorms along with warm, humid conditions.

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Workers lay down new rail tracks at the site where a deadly train derailment happened earlier in the week in Philadelphia
Workers lay down new rail tracks at the site where a deadly train derailment happened earlier in the week in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Amtrak expects Northeast Corridor service to return Tuesday

Amtrak remains confident its Northeast Corridor service between New York and Philadelphia will be restored on Tuesday with full service available on Tuesday, a week after a derailment in Philadelphia injured 200 and killed eight.

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Job hunting – 5 things to look out for

If you're on the hunt for employment, any interview or job offer is considered a blessing. But if you're too focused on just landing a job, you may be missing some easy-to-spot red flags that indicate the position or company is not at all what you wanted or expected.

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NJ Transit train at Hamilton Station
NJ Transit train at Hamilton Station (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Coalition plans opposition to NJ Transit fare hikes

A strong pushback is planned by a coalition of 14 groups in New Jersey who oppose New Jersey Transit's proposed 9 percent fare hikes and service cuts.  

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Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
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How unpopular has Gov. Christie become?

During his first term as governor, Chris Christie became wildly popular, but over the past year and a half, after Bridgegate and a sluggish state economy that's still struggling, he's got his lowest approval ratings ever.

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NTSB crews at the scene in Philadelphia of a deadly Amtrak derailment
NTSB crews at the scene in Philadelphia of a deadly Amtrak derailment (NTSB)
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Body of 8th victim found in Amtrak derailment wreckage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The death toll from the Amtrak wreck rose to eight with the discovery of another body in a mangled railcar Thursday, while a lawyer for the train's engineer said his client has no recollection of the crash and wasn't on his cellphone or using drugs or alcohol.

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Weather stays quiet and pleasant until the weekend

Both today and tomorrow will feature seasonable temperatures in the 70s and dry weather, although the upcoming weekend is looking warm and potentially wet.

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