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Giraffe born at New Jersey theme park

10-28-14
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — There's a new addition to the safari at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure theme park. A female reticulated giraffe was born at the park on Oct. 11. The park says Mika stood within an hour of her birth and measured ...
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Advocates Protest Pig Crates At The Statehouse

10-27-14
Advocates voiced their views on pig creates outside the statehouse, using human sized crates.
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Residents Oppose Passaic Valley Water Commission Open Air Reservoir Plans

10-27-14
Residents within Passaic Valley area oppose the Passaic Valley Water Commission's plans for open-air reservoirs.

Deer rescued from swimming pool in New Jersey

10-27-14
FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Police and firefighters rescued a deer that nearly drowned in a swimming pool in northern New Jersey. The six-point buck became trapped in the pool after it fell through the pool's cover at a Far Hills home on Saturday. ...

Police: Mother throws baby into ocean

10-26-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have charged a 23-year-old woman with second-degree aggravated assault for allegedly throwing her month-old baby into the ocean in Atlantic City. Sgt. Monica McMenamin tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Thousands hit NJ beaches as part of annual cleanup

10-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of volunteers have swept across dozens of Jersey Shore beaches as part of an environmental group's annual cleanup program. Clean Ocean Action staged its 29th annual fall beach sweeps Saturday at more than 70 coastal ...

Glance: New Jersey’s 2 statewide ballot questions

10-25-14
New Jersey voters will see two statewide ballot questions when they cast their votes in the Nov. 4 election. This is what the questions will look like on the ballot: BALLOT QUESTION 1: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW A COURT TO ORDER PRETRIAL ...
The ocean conveyor moves heat and water between the hemispheres, along the ocean bottom. It also moves carbon dioxide.

Past Climate Change Was Caused by the Ocean, Not Just the Atmosphere, New Rutgers Study Finds

10-24-14
New research by Rutgers climate scientists reports that the transport of heat by the ocean is as important as greenhouse gases in the atmosphere when it comes to climate change.
Participants running at a previous Haunted Harvest 5K. Photo courtesy of John Hart.

Haunted Run to Raise Funds for Isles Inc. Programs

10-23-14
The non-profit Isles, Inc. is hosting its Annual Haunted Run and Monster Madness Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 25 to raise money to support their programs in Trenton.

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

10-21-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1orDkIF) reports Rocky went missing from Ginny Fine's home in ...