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2 hrs ago | NJ.com

N.J. ranks just 26th in getting the most bang for its medical buck

New Jerseyans get about an average return on investment for their health care dollars, according to a new study.

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6 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Studying Sandy's impact on New Jerseyans

In an effort to determine the long-term effects of Sandy on the health and well-being of New Jersey residents, the state Department of Health is backing a study that will be conducted by a joint research team from Rutgers and Columbia universities.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

West Nile threat rising in NJ

As the dog days of summer approach, New Jersey residents face an elevated threat of contracting a dangerous and potentially deadly disease carried by mosquitoes - West Nile Virus .

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Philly.com

Christie calls Legislature for special session on bail

Gov. Christie has called the Legislature into special session on Thursday in an effort to pass a constitutional amendment and legislation that would overhaul New Jersey's bail system.

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Business Wire

Redflex Traffic Systems Educates New Jersey Drivers About...

Municipalities around New Jersey rely on safety cameras to detect and deter dangerous driving at intersections with a history of crashes and violations resulting from red-light running.

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The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Funding New Jesey's women's health enriches the state in many ways

At his most recent town hall meeting, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Women's Health, Health, New Jersey, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Officials fear proposed New York casino could taint New Jersey water

A developer's rendering of the proposed Sterling Forest Resort, which won the approval of Tuxedo, N.Y., officials in May. More than a decade after New Jersey and New York spent $100 million to preserve Sterling Forest, a proposal to build a resort and casino in the vast wooded area alarms environmentalists and some officials who fear the project ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey, Sterling Forest, NY, Newt Gingrich, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Harriman, NY

The Jersey Journal

Pulaski Skyway lane closed briefly when motorcycle runs out of gas

A motorcycle ran out of gas on the Pulaski Skyway in Kearny this evening causing closure of one lane for a short time and some delays, officials said.

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Hispanic Business

Empty-nesters move downtown

"You walk out the door, you have shops and restaurants, you have the . "I felt if I was downsizing, it would be nice not to have to get into a car all the time."

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Daily Kos

Sound blasting off Atlantic ocean floor-New Jersey you're up first on 8-1-14

New Jersey's marine life, ocean and coastal communities just can't get any relief.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Rutgers University, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Columbia University

WKXW-FM Trenton

Prepared for a pension fight

He kicked off a new town hall series last week, 'No Pain, No Gain,' to drum up support for his plans to overhaul the pension system.

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The Jersey Journal

Vintage photos of summer fun in N.J.

I'm fairly confident that if I asked Glimpse of History readers to recall some of their fondest days in the Garden State, many would reminisce about summertime shenanigans.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Runaway barges strike Veterans of Salem County Memorial Bridge, July 27, 2014

New Jersey Department of Transportation inspectors are seen in a boat under the Veterans of Salem County Memorial Bridge over the Salem River between Salem City and Pennsville Township Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Daily Kos

Joan Rivers and the NY-NJ/Israel-Palestinian analogy

Joan Rivers is a great comedian. I just noticed a video, that has gotten a great amount of attention, in which she is interviewed at an airport and comments on the Gaza crisis in terms of an analogy.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, New Jersey, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, New York Government

Sat Jul 26, 2014

VDARE

Why Does America Tolerate Indian Immigrant Medical Fraud?

Third World levels of corruption in our health care system are an inevitable consequence of welcoming Third World doctors, especially when large amounts of money can so easily be extracted from our loosely monitored Medicare and Medicaid bureaucrats .

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Indian-American, Asian-American, Prison

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Letter: Take advantage of MVC's 'Skip the Trip' program

Photo of a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission facility. Raymond P. Martinez, NJMVC's chair and chief administrator, is urging qualified NJ residents to take advantage of its "Skip the Trip" program, which makes it possible to renew driver's licenses or non-driver IDs by mail.

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JD Supra

New Jersey Creates Energy Resilience Bank to Develop and Harden Energy Assets of Critical Facilities

One of the most important and sobering lessons learned in the wake of Superstorm Sandy was how susceptible New Jersey's critical facilities, such as water and wastewater treatment centers, transportation centers, emergency shelters, and health care facilities are to major storm events and resulting energy disruptions.

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NorthJersey.com

High PCE reading taken near Montclair well

The Lorraine Bedrock well at the corner of North Mountain and Lorraine avenues is the site of a recent test that registered an elevated level of tetrachloroethylene.

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HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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NJ.com

Canada geese's lives in cross hairs; poop possible cause of closed swimming beaches

Officials in Warren County are moving beyond scare tactics to deal with the Canada geese blamed for bacteria closing swimming beaches this summer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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