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Emergency Room
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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Unintentional Poisoning of Children Rises, Study Says [AUDIO]

Every parent knows to store medicine out of the reach of small children and yet, each year more than 67,000 youngsters are treated in emergency rooms for unintentional poisoning, which is a 30 percent increase over the last decade.

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Flickr User MSVG
Flickr User MSVG
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New Jersey Overwhelmed By Potholes [AUDIO]

If you drive anywhere in the Garden State, you'll notice many highways look like the surface of the moon, littered with potholes.

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Garden State Parkway sign
Flickr user wfyurasko
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Think Driving in NJ is Bad? Watch This [Video]

Driving in the Garden State can be dicey and stressful sometimes. But apparently it could be much worse.

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NJ Office of Information Technology
NJ Office of Information Technology
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Trenton-Mercer Airport Faces Sequester Nightmare [AUDIO]

After years of little activity, Trenton-Mercer Airport in Ewing is now flying high, as the commercial carrier Frontier Airlines continues to expand operations and offer travelers more flights to different cities.

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Red Light Camera
Flickr User Neal Jennings
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Red Light Camera Fight Turns Ugly [AUDIO]

The New Jersey lawmaker leading the charge to do away with the Red Light Camera Pilot Program wants the head of the Assembly Transportation Committee to post a bill he's sponsoring to increase yellow light times and to do away with right-on-red tickets.

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Jim Rogash, Getty Images
Jim Rogash, Getty Images
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Three Months After Newtown, How Safe Are NJ Schools? [AUDIO]

As we mark the 3-month anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Connecticut, many are asking how safe New Jersey Schools really are.

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Bruce Bennett, Getty Images
Bruce Bennett, Getty Images
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Let’s Learn Lessons From Sandy, Says NJ Lawmaker [AUDIO]

If New Jersey is going to make sure it is better prepared for major storms like Sandy, we need to start studying up now. That's the thought of one State legislator who is pushing a bill to create a 20-member commission to find ways to improve our utility infrastructure. An Assembly panel is scheduled to consider the measure today.

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Controlled Burn Smoke
Photo by Justin Louis
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Why You’re Seeing Smoke in Ocean County

Over the last few days, you may have noticed smoke as you've driven up or down the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County. Thankfully, it's nothing to worry about.

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Lakewood High School
Lakewood High School (TheLakewoodScoop.com)
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Lakewood Ups Police Presence In, Around Schools [AUDIO]

It's been almost three months since the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy. Ever since those innocent lives were taken, schools all across the country and the state continue to work on plans to make things safer for students, faculty, staff and administrators.

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Slide
Flickr user vladeb
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See The New Way That Firefighters Slide to the Rescue

A classic fixture of a firehouse is the well known fireman's pole. But today, many firehouses are going for a safer option.

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