More NJ Storm Damage: From The Newsroom
A quick-moving and dramatic storm ripped through New Jersey Saturday evening, which broke the heat, but left a path of destruction in its wake.
- The storm caused mass power outages, especially in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, along with downed trees and branches.
- Meanwhile, Atlantic City Electric customers had power restored after more than a week after a separate violent storm.
- Thousands of computers may be unable to access online because of a malware virus. Here is everything you need to know.
- Officials are making sure that employers are following rules and regulations with their younger summer employees.
- The New Jersey filmmaking industry continues to flourish.
- Senate President Steve Sweeney says his house does not plan to take a summer break.
- Assembly Speaker Oliver says Governor Christie has been kinder and gentler this year, but it hasn't totally stopped the back and forth between Christie and Dems over a tax cut plan.
- A doctor shortage in NJ has worsened.
- An initiative to remove eyesores in Atlantic City has progressed with success.
- This week's "What's So Great About the Garden State" spotlights the efforts of PBA Local 252 in Seaside Heights, as they honor Wounded Warriors with a "Day at the Beach."
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Our weekend poll asked how you were planning to cope with the heat wave. This was a split result. 45% planned to stay indoors as much as possible, 41% said it would be business as usual, 5% cancelled all weekend plans, and 9% were headed to the beach.
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