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Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

7-5-14
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The only road onto a North Carolina barrier island damaged by Hurricane Arthur is being reopened in stages. Permanent residents of Hatteras Island began returning Saturday. Employees of businesses that need to get ready to ...
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Jersey Shore Lifeguards Warn Visitors About Rip Currents

7-4-14
Hurricane Arthur is bringing rip currents to beaches as it moves up the East Coast. Lifeguards warn the conditions could be dangerous for beachgoers.

Jersey Shore braces for Hurricane Arthur’s impact

7-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents that could be spawned by Hurricane Arthur. The storm also brought periods of heavy rain and gusty winds to some areas as it passed far off ...

Hurricane Arthur weakens to a Category 1 storm

7-4-14
KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Arthur has weakened to Category 1 storm in the Atlantic after bringing flooding and power outages to North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Arthur's maximum sustained ...

New Jersey asks judge to block ocean blasting plan

7-3-14
New Jersey environmental officials went to federal court Thursday trying to block a federally approved research plan that involved blasting the ocean floor off New Jersey with loud sound waves. The state Department of Environmental Protection sought ...
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Municipalities Use Solar Power to Save Money

7-3-14
Several municipalities in New Jersey are using solar panels to create power, saving money in the process.

Christie kicks off July 4 weekend at Jersey Shore

7-3-14
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie enjoyed an early start to the July 4 weekend with a walk along the boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach. Christie spent more than an hour Thursday afternoon shaking hands, high-fiving little kids ...

Judge allows NJ Superfund site lawsuit to proceed

7-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit over the approximately $80 million cleanup of a Superfund site along Raritan Bay to proceed. The ruling means NL Industries can continue its attempt to share the costs of the cleanup of the ...
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Learn the Facts of Drowning

7-3-14
It's important to know how to prevent drowning and what to do if it happens, especially during the summer season.

Experts monitor whale in waters off NY, New Jersey

7-3-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Experts say they've been monitoring reports of a humpback whale in the waters between New York City and New Jersey. The Advance (http://bit.ly/VHHuPx ) says a boater made a video of the whale last week off Staten Island. Mendy ...