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Frigid Temperatures Can Lead to Burst Pipes

2-19-15
The cold temperatures New Jersey has experienced has led to more frozen and bursting pipes for homeowners.

AvalonBay to bolster fire safety measures at two planned N.J. projects after Edgewater blaze

2-19-15
After a fire in Edgewater displaced hundreds, AvalonBay says it will up its fire protection systems at new developments in Princeton and Maplewood.
150218cruz

Lawmakers Threaten to End Tourist Helicopter Industry with Proposed Bill

2-18-15
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto plans to introduce a bill to stop helicopters from landing in New Jersey, which is where many tourist helicopters are housed.
150217Wanko

Asbury Park Shelter Works to Help Homeless During Bitter Cold

2-17-15
The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in Asbury Park provides dinner each night and a warm place for homeless men to sleep. With the extreme cold, the shelter has extended its hours to help the homeless escape the elements.
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Michael Aron Discusses Revel Hearing, Jennifer Velez Leaving Government

2-17-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses the latest on the Revel sale and Jennifer Velez leaving her post at the Department of Human Services.
150213Vannozzi

Opponents of Privatizing Public Water Systems Say It Will Raise Rates

2-13-15
Supporters of the Water Infrastructure Protection Act say the move will help towns fix aging water infrastructure, but opponents say the move will allow private companies to come in and raise rates.
150213Wanko

Florists, Chocolate Shops See Boost from Valentine’s Day Customers

2-13-15
Valentine's Day brings many more customers to New Jersey florists and chocolate shops.
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Commuting Trends in NJ Show Tilt Toward Taking Public Transit

2-13-15
Most still drive alone to work, but younger residents are more likely to ride bikes, take trains or buses, or even walk – and 4 percent of us telecommute.
150212Flanagan

Using Eminent Domain to Seize ‘Toxic Mortgages’

2-12-15
Newark is looking to seize so-called toxic mortgages through eminent domain, allowing banks to get fair market value and homeowners to get new mortgages with more affordable payments.
150212Hill

Teaching Financial Literacy to Help Domestic Violence Victims

2-12-15
New Jersey organizations are offering finance courses to domestic abuse victims to empower them to take control of their lives.