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Zoo mourns death of its first female giraffe

11-19-14
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The first female giraffe who took up residency at the Cape May County zoo has died. Zoo officials tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1qsbvAZ) that Aziza recently died of cardiac arrest after living at ...

Drone tests off Cape May delayed

11-18-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Technical issues have delayed New Jersey's first drone test flights. The New Jersey Institute of Technology had planned to launch the drone over the ocean from Cape May beginning Thursday. But a new date will be scheduled ...

Deer runs amok in Lakewood church office

11-18-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A deer managed to run amok after shattering a window and leaping in a church office in Lakewood. Officials initially feared a burglar had broken into the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday. But the Rev. Thomas ...

Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

11-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project. Environmental and design work has been completed for the Portal Bridge over ...

New Jersey’s land-lovin’ seal bound for Detroit

11-14-14
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for Jersey shore beaches — and the food-bearing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals. Since March, the 100-pound ...

Electric charging stations to be installed

11-13-14
LEWES, Del. (AP) — Two free electric charging stations for electric cars will be installed at the Lewes terminal of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The Delaware River and Bay Authority says the stations will be in the public parking lot near the terminal ...

Christie faces Iowa pressure on pig crate ban

11-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, both New Jersey's governor and a potential ...

Sammy the cocker spaniel dies at new home

11-12-14
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — A cocker spaniel that was left for dead in a trash bag has died at its new adoptive home in New Jersey. Sammy had suffered a stroke. The dog gained attention in 2013 after Keith Morgan said he had discovered the starving ...
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Crews in Brick Discover Old Ship

11-11-14
While installing protective steel sheet pilings in Brick Township, crews uncovered what officials think is an old shipwrecked vessel.

Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills

11-11-14
Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern New Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The ...