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5 min ago | Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie in Colorado for Beauprez and RGA

It's Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 -- 105 days until Election Day. Here's a bit of what's going on in New Jersey state politics ... Gov. Chris Christie hits the campaign trail in Colorado, where he'll endure the reduced quality of life for the next two days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, Sea Girt, NJ, Denville, NJ, Mountain Lakes, NJ

1 hr ago | NJ.com

More New Jerseyans in the dark about Common Core standards, poll finds

Many New Jerseyans haven't heard of the Common Core, the curriculum standards that have been adopted by New Jersey and 38 other states, but a majority of those who know something about the topic say they disapprove of them.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Fairleigh Dickinson University

5 hrs ago | Courier News

The flavor possibilities for gelato are endlessThe flavor...

The flavor possibilities for gelato are endless New Jersey's artisan gelato makers gets tips from the Italians on how to make great frozen treats.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Life, Food, Dining, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Rahway, NJ, Ice Cream

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The West Milford Messenger

Fall Adult Acting Workshop & Conservatory of Dance Classes

CSC is committed to providing affordable quality performing arts education to the Northwest New Jersey Skylands region.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, DePaul University, University of South Carolina, Kean University, Entertainment

JD Supra

New Jersey Employment Posters Updated, Yet Again

The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights just modified its Discrimination in Employment poster, which all New Jersey employers are required to display.

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KDWN

Hunt on for large, exotic snake in New Jersey lake

Traps have been set amid reports of a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong .

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Union County Mourns the Passing of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich

It is with great sorrow that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces the passing of Union County Sheriff Ralph G. Froehlich late last night on Sunday, July 20. The longest-serving sheriff in New Jersey history, Sheriff Froehlich was noted for his passion to serve, exemplified by his work with children, youths, and seniors.

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Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Prison, Terrorism

NorthJersey.com

Starting new lives in Israel, danger and all

The rockets from Gaza have been unrelenting since an Egyptian-led cease-fire was rejected by Hamas last week, but that did not deter some 228 North Americans - including 22 New Jerseyans - from boarding a plane Monday to begin new lives in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

New Jersey Herald

Car, cycle show benefits legion

Photo by Warren Westura/New Jersey Herald - Mia Perna, 16 months old, of Franklin, gets a close-up look at the "48 Hours" winning Dodge Challenger on display at the Car and Motorcycle Show presented by the American Legion Riders, Post 157, in Branchville.

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Related Topix: Branchville, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Netcong, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Planetizen

New Jersey Communities Build Coalition to Track Abandoned Properties

The residents of Camden County in New Jersey, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, banded together to catalog the abandoned properties in their neighborhoods, where the problem of abandoned, or "zombie" properties, is growing.

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Related Topix: Camden County, NJ, Collingswood, NJ, Audubon, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ

NJ.com

Best American boardwalks for food? Seven are in New Jersey

The Munchmobile crew orders slices from 3 Brothers Pizza in Seaside Heights during their recent tour of Jersey's best boardwalk food.

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Related Topix: Seaside Heights, NJ, Ocean City, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Keansburg, NJ

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Are Biting into Summer Fun

You've probably heard of the West Nile virus -- a rare but deadly infection transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois, New Jersey Government

MassLive.com

Level 2 sex offender facing new charges - and possible 50-year...

SPRINGFIELD - A registered sex offender from Williamstown is facing new charges after persuading a 16-year old boy to fly from Florida to New Jersey for a sexual encounter, according to federal prosecutors.

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The Triangle

Drexel biologists track New Jersey pine snake

Drexel University biologists are collaborating in an effort to save northern pine snakes from extinction using military technology.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Drexel University, Genetics, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

Forbes.com

New Jersey Domestic Partners Lose Estate Benefit By Not Registering

The record in the New Jersey Tax Court in the case of the Estate of Marie P. Frappoli does not indicate what the reason was that influenced Ms.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

TheAlternativePress.com

Bridgewater Accepts Grants From State

First, the council approved the insertion of $200,000 into the budget from the State of New Jersey for Municipal Aid Country Club IV.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Item

Verizon should preserve the landline

Someday, you may find yourself in the situation of many older New Jerseyans. Money's tight.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

U.S. offers leases off Jersey Shore for wind energy projects

The Obama administration last week announced plans to sell leases for nearly 344,000 acres of seafloor off the New Jersey coastline to companies that want to build wind energy turbines, a significant step toward the development of wind farms off the Jersey Shore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez

Courier News

Dachshund-only dog show in Bridgewater

The Dachshund Club of New Jersey hosts a dachshunds-only dog show, Sunday, July 20, 2014, at North Branch Park in Bridgewater, NJ.

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Related Topix: Bridgewater, NJ, South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

Patch.com

Should New Jersey Establish an Earlier 'Last Call' Hour?

Mom always said nothing good happens after midnight. And while most alcohol-selling bars and restaurants in New Jersey have an average last call of 2 a.m., that decision is made by the municipality where the business is located, not the business itself.

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