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Clementi family become advocates after suicide

9-21-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The family of a New Jersey college student who committed suicide after his roommate recorded him with another man has emerged as a champion for LGBT and vulnerable youth. Founded by the 18-year-old's family, the Tyler ...
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One Family’s Struggle with Return Home NJ

9-19-14
A developmentally disabled man returned to New Jersey through the Return Home NJ program is facing charges after allegedly threatening his roommate in a group home.

CDC: Severe respiratory illness now in 22 states

9-19-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said ...

Gloucester County gets monitors for future leaks

9-19-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Gloucester County is getting weather monitors in the wake of a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey. The county prosecutor's office secured $150,000 in grants. Coordinator Bill Donovan ...
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Case of Enterovirus Confirmed in NJ

9-18-14
The CDC has confirmed one enterovirus case in New Jersey so far, but one doctor anticipates more cases in the state this season.
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Founder of Liberian Girls School: Ebola Outbreak Continues to Grow

9-18-14
Katie Meyler of Bernardsville has returned to Liberia despite the continuing threat of the Ebola virus. She says the outbreak continues to grow exponentially and that fast action is needed to control the spread of the disease.
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Hospitals Work to Prepare for Future Storms

9-18-14
A new report says many hospitals experienced critical challenges during Hurricane Sandy and now they're working to be better prepared for future storms.
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Municipalities Enact Paid Sick Leave

9-18-14
A movement to require businesses to provide paid sick days has picked up steam with six municipalities implementing it. Others are putting the question on the ballot in November.

Christie to convene drug recovery conference

9-17-14
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will convene a drug recovery conference later this month in Newark. His office says the Sept. 30 event is aimed at reducing the stigma associated with addiction. Christie has made drug ...

Enterovirus case confirmed in New Jersey

9-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed New Jersey's first case of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus. Enterovirus 68 was identified in a specimen sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by a ...