New Jersey can expect to employ the first Sikh ever to be appointed a state Attorney General in America. Governor-elect Phil Murphy nominated Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal to the post this afternoon. His appointment follows state Senate approval. Grewal was appointed to his current post by Governor Chris Christie, who supports the nomination.

Bergen Co. Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal (L), Gov-Elect Phil Murphy (R) (PhilMurphyNJ)
Bergen Co. Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal (L), Gov-Elect Phil Murphy (R) (PhilMurphyNJ)

Frosty Wednesday temperatures trigger Code Blue in Burlington County. The Connect organization is pairing people with shelters.

And the arctic air will not cool down opponents of the Republican-driven federal tax reform plan. Protesters take up spots at the Toms River and Marlton offices of shore Congressman Tom MacArthur who supports it - and those of Frank Lobiondo, Leonard Lance and Chris Smith, who stand against it so far.

More than 24 hours have gone by since a search began for Hayley Volkert of Manalapan, and no trace has turned up. Police have issued no details beyond her photo and their contact information. We have both on our web page.

As New Jersey's extended bear hunt continues and opponents raise objections, three hunters raise the ante - offering to tear up their hunting permits to anyone who gives them $500 to do so.

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