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Final report on New Jersey derailment released

8-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on systemic flaws leading up to a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey. The report was approved by the NTSB last month, ...

Elderly woman stranded at Newark Liberty airport

8-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Family members say an elderly woman was left all alone in her wheelchair at an airport in New Jersey. Alice Vaticano tells WCBS-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1sw3qXH) in New York that she was planning to fly on Southwest Airlines from ...
Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

8-26-14
Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.
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Four Day Seminar Aims to Show Attendees How To Grow Marijuana

8-25-14
Bally's in Atlantic City is the host of a four day seminar on how to grow marijuana.

Mom of boys with Lyme disease fights for chickens

8-23-14
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman is fighting to keep the chickens she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease. NBC40 reports (http://bit.ly/1BOrsDS ) that Jamie Warner wants Bridgeton City Council to change an ordinance ...
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Rep. Lance: Congress Needs to Work in Bipartisan Manner

8-21-14
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) says that Congress needs to work in a bipartisan manner in order to fix federal programs and avoid a government shutdown.

Town hall closes due to MRSA infection

8-21-14
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey town hall is closed after an employee was infected with MRSA. The South Jersey Times (http://bit.ly/VIIjqq ) reports that Pennsville officials found out Wednesday afternoon that an employee contracted ...

New Jersey requires students to get CPR lessons

8-20-14
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a law Wednesday requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth ...
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Concern for Schools Near Areas of Pesticide Use

8-19-14
The Environmental Working Group says hundreds of schools nationwide are at risk of exposure to a toxic pesticide, but EPA officials say parents don't need to worry.
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Asw. Stender: NJ Has Lost Health Care for Women

8-19-14
Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-22) says that New Jersey has lost health care for women because funding has been reduced for the fifth year in a row.