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Man fights for right to use medical pot in casino

5-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is considering suing for the right to use medical marijuana in an Atlantic City casino. Daniel Price's lawyer, Michelle Douglass, says that Revel Casino Hotel failed to accommodate his disability when a ...

Medicaid backlog persists in New Jersey

5-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say 25,000 New Jersey residents are caught in a backlog after more than 140,000 successfully applied for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Another 7,000 residents are still waiting for ID cards. Human Services ...
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Law Enforcement Warns About Candy Laced with Marijuana

5-12-14
"Jollies" have made their way to New Jersey. Officials believe the candies that contain THC are being made in California.
Attendees participating in a previous Karaoke for a Cause. Photo courtesy of Jenna Rocca.

‘Karaoke for a Cause’ to Benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital

5-12-14
West Orange native Jenna Rocca created Karaoke for a Cause, a singing event to benefit charities. This year's event, happening May 14, is raising money for Children's Specialized Hospital.
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Lambertville Playground Closed Because of Contaminated Soil

5-7-14
Tests found toxins, including lead, in the soil beneath a Lambertville playground. Officials say remediation will take six months.

Merck: New drugs pending approval or in late tests

5-6-14
Merck & Co. could get an impressive six new prescription medicines approved in the U.S. this year and will soon apply for regulatory approval of two others. That is the word from company executives who addressed analysts during a briefing Tuesday on ...

AstraZeneca fends off Pfizer with new growth plan

5-6-14
LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca has outlined plans to grow annual sales to more than $45 billion by 2023 as an independent company, days after the drugmaker rejected a takeover bid by rival Pfizer. In an update to shareholders, AstraZeneca said ...
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Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

5-5-14
After the New Jersey Turnpike Authority cut down trees to widen the Garden State Parkway, Brick residents say their quality of life has decreased dramatically.
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Lasik Surgery Offers Alternative to Glasses, Contacts

5-5-14
For those wanting to restore perfect vision without the help of devices like glasses and contact lenses, Lasik offers another option.

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

5-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are excited about a variety of healthier options and have barely noticed the changes. Others say some kids ...