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NJ law prohibits release of a specific teacher’s performance evaluation

Figures released this month by the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) revealed that are 2,900 teachers in the state with a rating of "ineffective" or "partially effective." If you're hoping to learn if your child's teacher is one of those instructors, you'll be out of luck.

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New Jersey right in the middle among sunniest states

Weather in the Garden State is constantly changing, and when it comes to how much sun residents see, New Jersey is right in the middle of the pack among the lower 48 states.

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A trip to the hospital for a toothache?

An increasing number of New Jersey residents are going to hospital emergency rooms for dental treatment.

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Cutting costs on your final goodbye

The death of a family member is never an easy experience, but it can certainly be an expensive one.

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Red light cameras…on New Jersey school buses?

At the end of last year, New Jersey's red light camera pilot program was disbanded, but now legislators are considering a plan to bring the cameras back -- and mount them on school buses.

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Tips for parents looking for babysitters this summer. (Dennis Tokarzewski, ThinkStock)
Tips for parents looking for babysitters this summer. (Dennis Tokarzewski, ThinkStock)
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What parents should know when choosing a babysitter

School may be out for the summer, but many parents in New Jersey and across the country do not have the luxury of taking a couple months off while their children are home. While some send their youngsters to summer camp, others opt for a babysitter. However, finding a good, responsible person to look after your children is not always easy.

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9 things to know about Sunday’s extreme heat

Could Sunday be the hottest day of 2015 so far, with near-record high temperatures?

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Your weekend weather forecast – pleasant Friday, unsettled Saturday, hot Sunday

Today will likely be the nicest day of the next several, as rounds of showers and storms are expected this weekend with building heat and humidity.

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Could NJ Transit commuters face more fare hikes?

Earlier this week, New Jersey Transit formally approved a 9 percent fare hike, and some service cuts, to close a $56 million budget gap. New Jersey's leading transportation expert believes the agency's budget gap next year may be much larger and a more significant fare hike may have to be adopted.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Christie still has ‘a lot of work to do’

Political experts say despite Gov. Chris Christie's recent policy speeches and visits to key states, has a lot of work to do.

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