New Jerseyans gear up for the mid-week Fourth of July holiday, but major clean-up issues still remain for a large portion of South Jersey.

TUESDAY'S HEADLINES

  • Power is still out for tens of thousands in South Jersey as clean-up crews work around the clock to get residents in businesses back on-line.  Tourism officials say that Atlantic City will be ready to handle all of the planned festivities and holiday rush.
  • The Attorney General announced the hiring of 20 special officers for the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
  • State officials are warning against price gouging in the wake of the South Jersey storms.
  • Kevin McArdle recaps Monday's special session at the State House, where Governor Christie pleaded for his latest tax cut plan.
  • We asked people around the Garden State how they plan to spend the holiday.
  • Anti-terror officials remind people around NJ to be vigilant during the Fourth, while the leading on-water assistance provider cautions to have a designated driver man your boat.
  • A complete guide to New Jersey fireworks shows for the holiday.

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Monday's poll asked if you thought the Governor-called special session would have any real impact, or if it were just political posturing.  82% said posturing.

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