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4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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The Jersey Journal

Nationwide can start selling policies to N.J. drivers in August after a more than 30-year lapse

TRENTON - It may have taken decades, but the state's auto insurance market has proved its worth to a former carrier.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

New Jersey State Police

Become A New Jersey State Trooper

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs 882-2000 Capt. Stephen Jones - ext.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

New Traffic Signals Planned at Chimney Rock

With construction continuing on Chimney Rock Road, the Bridgewater Township Council approved two resolutions to enter into agreements with the state for new traffic signals in the area.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Daily Mail

New law chief guilty of misconduct over race hate trial - but he...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Conservatives (UK)

SFGate

2 charged in deadly shooting on Interstate 80

Two Newark residents face charges in the death of a man who was shot and killed last month while driving on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey.

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