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Senate forgoes vote on Pinelands panel nominees

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lawmakers have declined to vote on a pair of Gov. Chris Christie's nominees for a Pinelands regulatory panel, nine months after the agency defeated a plan to run a natural-gas pipeline through the region. The state ...

Official: Toxic chemical did not get into air

10-15-14
MOONACHIE, N.J. (AP) — Officials say that none of the toxic chemical used at a northern New Jersey foam-manufacturing plant that was the site of an explosion Monday escaped into the neighborhood. The Record reports (http://bit.ly/1qs2OAw ) that ...
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Bluetongue Virus Found in Deer for First Time in NJ

10-13-14
Two deer in New Jersey have died from bluetongue virus, which can be spread to livestock.

Bear hunters will get cookbooks in New Jersey

10-13-14
NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunters who bring in a bear to be weighed in New Jersey will receive a cookbook once the season starts to remind them that the animals are edible. The cookbooks include such recipes as "bear on a satay stick" and "grilled bear ...
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Environmental Infrastructure Exec. Director: Infrastructure Has Problems

10-10-14
Environmental Infrastructure Trust Executive Director David Zimmer says that there are several infrastructure issues in New Jersey.

1st cases of bluetongue virus found in deer

10-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first cases of bluetongue virus have been found in two New Jersey deer. The state Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that the virus was found in a deer that died in Basking ...

Details of Finger Lake shipwreck remain a mystery

10-8-14
AURORA, N.Y. (AP) — The name of a 19th-century canal boat found on the bottom of one of the Finger Lakes remains a mystery a year after it was discovered by two recreational divers. The Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/ZQWwVh ) that Craig ...

Officials: Bear that killed hiker was not rabid

10-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a bear that attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve did not have rabies. The information was included in documents made public Tuesday night by the Department of ...
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Hurricane Sandy Victims Still Suffering From Sandy’s Aftermath

10-7-14
Senior Correspondent Mike Schneider spoke with Dr. Adrienne Fessler-Belli about the mental health effects in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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Delaware Township Committee Member: PennEast Pipeline Would Cause Problems

10-2-14
Delaware Township Committee member Kristin McCarthy says that the PennEast pipeline, which would run through the municipality, would cause issues for preserved farmlands and ecosystems.