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Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

5-5-14
After the New Jersey Turnpike Authority cut down trees to widen the Garden State Parkway, Brick residents say their quality of life has decreased dramatically.

Kean replaces Rice as Rutgers commencement speaker

5-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month's graduation ceremony. The announcement came Monday afternoon, two days after former Secretary of State ...

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

5-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are excited about a variety of healthier options and have barely noticed the changes. Others say some kids ...

New Jersey committee advances ammo magazine bill

5-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel has advanced a bill to ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The 3-2 vote by the state Senate's Law and Public Safety Committee came Monday after several opponents of the bill ...

Panel wrestles with New Jersey school funding

5-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have divergent views on a fair way to distribute aid to school districts. In budget committee hearing on Monday, Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber asked Education Commissioner David Hespe whether it's fair ...

Condoleezza Rice decides against Rutgers address

5-3-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has decided against delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War. Rice said in a ...

If it’s OK for women to propose, why don’t they?

5-3-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wedding season is warming up, and odds are you can trace most of those nuptials to a similar start. An Associated Press-WE tv poll finds that 8 of 10 married people who tied the knot within the past decade say the man proposed. If ...

Family who lost dog during Sandy finds it at pound

5-2-14
EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey family whose terrier-pitbull mix escaped from their backyard during Superstorm Sandy went to an animal shelter this week to adopt a new pet and came home with their old dog. Chuck James tells The Asbury Park ...
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Residents in Flood-Prone Areas Frustrated After Latest Storm

5-2-14
Another round of flooding hit several areas of New Jersey after heavy rain fell Thursday.

Community Events in NJ This Week

5-2-14
The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening May 2 to 8.