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Residents Concerned Bayonne Bridge Project Could Cause Problems

4-7-14
The Port Authority's project to raise the Bayonne Bridge is causing noise, dust and vibrations that have nearby residents worried.

Quiet start to trout fishing season in NJ

4-6-14
PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The first day of trout fishing season in New Jersey was quiet in some parts of northern New Jersey, and a recent outbreak of a disease among the fish may be the reason. The state Department of Environmental Protection said ...

Man sues over medical marijuana job suspension

4-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit clerk is suing after the agency suspended him for using medical marijuana to treat his end-stage renal failure. The suit filed last month by 57-year-old Charlie Davis may be the first of its kind in New ...
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Shark River Dredging Project Worries Some Residents

4-3-14
Some who live near Shark River are worried about contaminated silt that would be dredged in a proposed project.

AG to ask court to reconsider drug fine ruling

4-3-14
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug ...
Modern terror tactics have forced physicians to think in new ways about diagnosing and treating patients.

Rutgers Medical Students Learn Terror Medicine

4-3-14
A course at New Jersey Medical School teaches preparedness in dangerous times.

NJ hospital cuts staff pending sale approval

4-3-14
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Northern New Jersey's St. Mary's Hospital has terminated or reduced hours for 30 employees while it waits for state approval of a pending sale. Hospital officials say the cuts are needed to help stabilize the budget and keep ...

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

4-2-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tablet for gradually reducing hay fever allergy symptoms, an alternative to uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots. Oralair, a tablet that dissolves quickly under the ...
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Paulsboro Residents Worried About Safety of Tap Water

4-1-14
Residents of Paulsboro have filed a federal lawsuit against Solvay, claiming the company released chemicals affecting the tap water.
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Family of Autistic Teen Concerned for Future

4-1-14
The Valiant family worries for 18-year-old Genare who will lose school entitlements at age 21 and will likely face long waiting lists for day programs and employment.