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Program Aims to Make Police Departments Safe Havens for Drug Addicts

2-13-17
The Heroin Addiction Response Program or HARP aims to intercept addicts before they overdose by pairing them with treatment and a recovery coach.
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Is Your Smart TV Tracking You?

2-9-17
VIZIO agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle federal and state allegations that the company secretly tracked customers and sold information to third party data collectors.
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Arguments Over Trump Travel Ban

2-8-17
A three-judge federal panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments about the Trump administration's travel ban.
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Apartment Fires Ignite Debate Over Fire Safety and Building Codes

2-7-17
Two AvalonBay apartment fires in Edgewater and Maplewood have some fire safety advocates looking to strengthen codes and restrict the type of lightweight wood construction that's used by builders.
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Mayor Fulop Re-Affirms Jersey City As Sanctuary City

2-3-17
Mayor Steve Fulop signed an executive order that directs Jersey City’s 900 police officers and other departments not to use city resources to enforce federal immigration law.
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Applications for Law School Have Declined in Recent Years

2-3-17
Applications to law schools nationwide have declined an average of 20 percent over the last seven years.
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Boy Scouts Opens Doors to Transgender Youth

2-3-17
The Boy Scouts of America now accepts members based on the gender identity provided on an application. This comes after a boy was kicked out of his local scout troop for being transgender.
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Legislation Would Tighten Laws for First-Time Drunk Driving Offenders

1-31-17
A new law would make ignition interlock mandatory instead of discretionary for first-time offenders of drunk driving for three to 18 months, and would mandate the interlock for multiple convictions of drunk driving or refusing the breathalyzer.
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Nonprofits Opposing Trump’s Agenda See Donations Rise

1-31-17
The ACLU, Planned Parenthood and Muslim organizations have seen increased support, both monetarily and through volunteering, since Donald Trump was elected as president.
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Trump’s Executive Orders Affect New Jersey Families

1-30-17
President Trump’s action has left some stranded and others wondering about their future travel.