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Gov. Chris Christie (R) holds a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 in Ashland, New Hampshire
Gov. Chris Christie (R) holds a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 in Ashland, New Hampshire ( Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Christie says he has never tried marijuana

Gov. Chris Christie's hard stance on the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey does not come from a personal experience with the drug.

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4th of July Weekend Forecast
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Your 4th of July weekend forecast – some sun, some showers

The weather for the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend won't be perfect for New Jersey, but it will be far from a washout.

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Rescue operation at a quarry in Monroe Township
Rescue operation at a quarry in Monroe Township (CBS Philly)
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Search crews look for missing swimmer in South Jersey

WILLIAMSTOWN (AP) — Rescue crews are set to resume searching for a swimmer who went missing at a South Jersey quarry.

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Walt Whitman Bridge
Walt Whitman Bridge (Photo courtesy of Delaware River Port Authority via drpa.org)
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Bridge tolls between New Jersey and Pennsylvania to drop

CAMDEN (AP) — Commuters who use four bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania could soon pay less in tolls.

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Telemarketing calls continue. (Creatas Images, ThinkStock)
Telemarketing calls continue. (Creatas Images, ThinkStock)
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Proposed bill would create Telemarketing Fraud Unit

If it seems to you like you're getting more and more telemarketing calls, you're certainly not alone.

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Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
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Summer leaves thousands of NJ children hungry, report shows

School is out for the summer, but for tens of thousands of children who eat free or reduced-price meals at school, they lack healthy access to food during the summer, according to a new report by Advocates for Children of New Jersey and the NJ Food for Thought Campaign.

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An Atlantic City Electric crew works on replacing utility poles in South Jersey.
An Atlantic City Electric crew works on replacing utility poles in South Jersey. (ACE)
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Christie, power company under fire following major outages

Southern New Jersey is still recovering from a fast-moving storm with brutal winds that ravaged the area on June 23 and left 280,000 people without power. Residents and lawmakers have been extremely critical of Atlantic City Electric and at least one mayor blasted Gov. Chris Christie for a perceived lack of response.

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Ring pool
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Pool regulations in New Jersey you probably didn’t know about

Anyone in New Jersey who is planning to buy an easily constructed or inflatable pool for their Fourth of July barbecue should know it is more than likely that at least one permit is required.

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Clean Ocean Action reveals how you can kick the plastic habit. (EnolaBrain, ThinkStock)
Clean Ocean Action reveals how you can kick the plastic habit. (EnolaBrain, ThinkStock)
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12 tips for ‘kicking your plastic habit’

A New Jersey environmental group contends we could go a long way toward helping the environment, the ocean and marine life by kicking a growing dependance on a certain type of disposable product.  

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Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
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Are motorists being watched at New Jersey intersections?

You see them wherever you go in New Jersey these days. What appear to be long white cameras are placed at most intersections, and some believe it's a Big Brother watching you scenario, while other theorize the cameras are part of a Homeland Security program to track suspected terrorists.

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