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2 hrs ago | Philly.com

Shore businesses look back on a good summer

"The Hundred Days of Summer" is not a new reality show, but a real-life drama that unfolds for summer businesses along the New Jersey Shore every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Item

Century-old extinction of the passenger pigeon still a cautionary tale

A stuffed passenger pigeon at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in Oradell. September marks the 100th anniversary of the bird's extinction.

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Related Topix: Oradell, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Englewood, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Reunions

St. Michael's High School class of 1959 in Union City will celebrate its 55th reunion on Sept.

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Related Topix: Union City, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, Perth Amboy, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, West Orange, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Christie hasn't helped New Jersey GOP win muchChristie hasn't helped...

Gov. Chris Christie has been traveling the country to bolster Republican candidates in attention-grabbing events from New Hampshire to Arkansas, but he hasn't had much success in getting members of his party elected at home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jon Corzine, US Senate, Democrat

Courier News

Students will be - charged up' for return to schoolStudents will be - ...

The Hillsborough school district is taking an educational lead in New Jersey and the nation by giving Chromebooks to all 4,500 students in grades 5 to 12. More school districts are adding this technology in the classroom, and educators say this is changing how students learn and teachers do their jobs.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hillsborough, NJ, Computers, Somerset County, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Pet vaccinations available in Cedar Grove September

The Cedar Grove Health Department will sponsor a fall rabies clinic for pets that require license renewals and are not currently vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Philly.com

Jersey Democrats celebrate labor, court votes

Some of New Jersey's top Democrats said Friday that organized labor is under assault across the country, even as the movement has gained considerable clout in Trenton.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, Cory Booker

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Gasoline prices in New Jersey falling close to $3 a gallon

To go along with predictions of mostly sunny weather, New Jerseyans can expect the cheapest Labor Day weekend gasoline prices since 2010.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Asbury Park Press

Governor Christie hits the boardsGovernor Christie hits the...

Wearing a "Goofy" hat, Thomas Adames from Sparta, NJ, greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the Seaside Heights, NJ, boardwalk Friday morning, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Seaside Heights, NJ, Sparta, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ

The Item

The New Jersey Department of Transportation to inspect the bridge Tuesday, Sept. 2.

A construction vehicle scraped the Hobart Gap overpass of Route 24 on Tuesday, Aug. 26, knocking equipment it was carrying onto the roadway, according to the Millburn Township website.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 7

New Jersey voters will fill seats in the United States House of Representatives in all twelve congressional districts in November, plus one Senate seat.

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Ferguson, Wedding

Philly.com

Analysis: 6 New Jersey counties among most-disaster prone in nation

A Time magazine analysis found that hurricane-prone areas of New Jersey top the nation in the frequency of natural disasters.

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ

New Jersey State Police

154th New Jersey State Police Recruit Training Class Graduates

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena this morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mount Laurel, NJ

WCAX-TV Burlington

New Jersey set for Labor Day weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend in New Jersey as people celebrate the final weekend of the summer tourism season.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Seaside Heights, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

The Item

NJ builders on track to start largest number of homes since 2006

Despite last winter's weather delays, New Jersey builders are on track to start the largest number of homes since 2006, led by a boom in rental construction.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Building, Bergen County, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Bleachers at 9:30 Club: Fun.'s Jack Antonoff on his new band, Lena...

Depending on your age and musical tastes, you know Jack Antonoff as one-third of fun.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New Jersey Government

News12.com

Howell homes being still torn down 3 years after Hurricane Irene

The Garden State was hit hard by Hurricane Irene three years ago today, and many New Jersey communities are still feeling the effects.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

Asbury Park Press

Jersey Roots: Requiem for a Jersey ratJersey Roots: Requiem for a...

Twenty years ago this month, a captain in the New Jersey SPCA went after a man who killed a rat and created a national sensation Jersey Roots: Requiem for a Jersey rat Twenty years ago this month, a captain in the New Jersey SPCA went after a man who killed a rat and created a national sensation Check out this story on app.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Union County, NJ, Hillside, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Three-day Central New Jersey Jazz Festival set for Sept. 12-14 in...

Get ready for not one, not two, but three straight days of scintillating, top-shelf jazz, enough to parcel out and spread across the entire expanse of Central New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Somerville, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Flemington, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

Journalgazette.net

Christie keeps high profile as bridge-closing inquiries advance

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, speaks on behalf of Republican candidate for Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, left, at Lindsey's Barbecue in North Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 27. TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's schedule is packed with travel, from fundraising events for fellow Republicans around the U.S. to trade meetings ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Andrew Cuomo, Rutgers University

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