Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Friday:

⬛ Four pipe bomb-like devices found in car during Hamilton, NJ

Car stopped on Broad Street in Hamilton, Jeremy Gillberti
Car stopped on Broad Street in Hamilton (,Jeremy Gillberti (Hamilton police)

HAMILTON (Mercer) — Police found four metal pipes that looked like pipe bombs during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.

Hamilton Police Sgt. Mark Watson said two officers stopped a green Honda on Broad Street near Oldfield Avenue just before 11 a.m. during a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation and noticed four metal pipes with caps and green wicks similar to a pipe bomb in the passenger side floor.

⬛ Mega Millions lottery jackpot soars

(NJ Lottery)
(NJ Lottery)

Tonight's drawing will go off at over $910 million.

the cash payout for a single winner would top $464 million, before taxes.

⬛ NJ woman posed as doctor, wrote prescriptions, officials say

Maria F. Macburnie, exterior of Shore Medical Associated in Toms River
Maria F. Macburnie (Ocean County Jail), exterior of Shore Medical Associated in Toms River (Google Street View)

TOMS RIVER — A woman working at a medical office was charged after posing as a medical practitioner and writing prescriptions, officials said.

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said Maria F. Macburnie, also known as Marife L. Macburnie, 62, of Toms River, was working at Shore Medical Associates on Route 37 in Toms River between March 2022 and June 2023.

When the sole doctor listed on the practice's website, Dr. Fe Almazon-Condi, was unable to see patients for long periods of time, Macburnie would present herself as a relative and use the doctor's name to prescribe medications, including controlled dangerous substances. Macburnie also submitted multiple insurance claims and bills for the services she rendered.

⬛ The NJ residents giving the most money to Trump 2024

AP Photo/Townsquare Media photo illustration
AP Photo/Townsquare Media photo illustration

New Jersey may be a blue state but as far as Donald Trump is concerned, it’s green.

New Jersey 101.5 looked through campaign filings with the Federal Election Commission to see which New Jersey residents have donated the most money to the presidential campaigns so far.

⬛ Want free Subway for life? There's a catch


After introducing a new collection of Deli Hero subs in U.S. restaurants this summer, Subway is looking to now reward its biggest fan with free subs for life.

But what that person has to do to get the free sandwiches could be considered pretty drastic.

Wawa workers reveal the food orders they hate making the most

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How much presidential candidates have raised in New Jersey

According to Federal Election Commission data as of June 30, 2023, here is how many people from New Jersey have donated to the top presidential candidates in the 2024 race — and how much each candidate has raised from the state.

These figures do not include donations to super PACs, which can raise and spend unlimited amounts.

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