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Canada Geese
Canada Geese (Phil Inglis/Getty Images)

Teens face cruelty charges for recording attack on Canada geese

Two high school students face animal cruelty charges for striking several Canada geese in Woodbridge and killing one, all while capturing the whole incident on video and posting it on the Internet.

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Gambling inside Caesar's in Atlantic City
Gambling inside Caesar's in Atlantic City (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Clock is ticking on NJ’s casino expansion

The deadline is in early August for the New Jersey legislature to approve a resolution asking voters, this November, if they want to amend the constitution to allow casinos outside of Atlantic City. If that doesn't happen, the question could not go on the ballot until 2016.

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Police Car
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Few deaths on NJ highways this July 4th

The New Jersey State Police report that it was a relatively safe Fourth of July weekend on Garden State highways and other roads.

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Obnoxious renters, party houses causing trouble at the shore

Some New Jersey shore towns call them animal houses. To others, they are party houses. In any case, they are not welcome, but they continue to be an obstacle for officials who are looking to maintain a welcoming environment for visitors.

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Job Seekers Attend Job Fair In San Jose, CA
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Looking for a job? What industries in NJ are hiring?

While New Jersey's economy has seen improvement in recent months, the state's unemployment rate continues to trail the nation. In May, the state added 12,200 jobs, but the unemployment rate held steady at 6.5 percent. Nationally, the unemployment rate was 5.5 percent for the month of May.

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Middlesex County offering incentives for EMT, fire volunteers

In an effort to thank emergency volunteers and recruit new ones, Middlesex County has started an incentive program that offers discounts for firefighters and EMTs at local businesses along with tuition credits at the county college.

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Emerald ash borer
Emerald ash borer compared to a penny (NJ Dept. of Agriculture)

Warning issued about destructive tree beetle

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has issued a warning about the discovery of the destructive emerald ash borer in five towns.

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Carli Lloyd celebrates a goal against Japan during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup
Carli Lloyd celebrates a goal against Japan during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

World Cup champion Carli Lloyd eyeing return in 4 years

TRENTON (AP) — New Jersey native and World Cup champion Carli Lloyd says she thinks she will return to defend the United States' title in four years.

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Starbucks logo
Starbucks logo (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Starbucks prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.

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Skinny Oreos
This product image provided by Mondelez shows an "Oreo Thin." (Mondelez via AP)

Don’t twist that Oreo – Cookie gets skinny, ‘sophisticated’

Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked.

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