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NJ man accused of unauthorized use of acupuncture

8-15-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Bergen County authorities have arrested a man on charges of unauthorized practice of acupuncture. Authorities say 19-year-old Ercheng Zhang was providing services from his Palisades Park home even though he was never ...

Man breaks ankle skydiving in south Jersey

8-15-14
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a Delaware man broke his ankle in a parachute accident in southern New Jersey. The man was skydiving with Free Fall Adventures when he landed in a backyard in Washington Township Thursday night. Police ...
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Families of Developmentally Disabled Oppose Relocation

8-14-14
Families of developmentally disabled individuals are encouraging legislators to override Gov. Christie's veto of a bill that would let their loved ones stay in out-of-state facilities.
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Report: NJ Health Care Costs for State Workers Among Costliest in U.S.

8-13-14
A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation has found that New Jersey ranks three for the highest average premium costs per state employee.
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Groups Aim to Help Those with Depression

8-13-14
Living with depression can prove deadly and several organizations are working to raise awareness about mental health issues and suicide prevention.
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Autism CARES Act Provides Funding for Research

8-13-14
New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith sponsored the Autism CARES Act, which allocates money for research grants to help those with autism succeed.
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Environmental Reporter Discusses Book About Toms River Chemical Exposure

8-13-14
Environmental reporter and author Dan Fagin says that Toms River had welcomed a company that helped the town economically, but also exposed residents to harmful chemicals.

Study: NJ public employee benefits among highest

8-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new study finds New Jersey's public employees receive one of the most expensive health benefit plans in the nation. The survey, released by Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation, shows the average monthly premium ...

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

8-13-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says the clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health law. Officials said Tuesday that letters are going out to about ...
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Ragweed Season Has Come Early This Year

8-12-14
Ragweed pollen has shown up in New Jersey earlier than usual this year, which has worried some with allergies.