Mask mandate lifted (again) at Rutgers.

Here are the top New Jersey news stories on New Jersey's First News with Eric Scott.

⚫ Masks off at Rutgers
No masks will be required when students return to the campuses of Rutgers University next week.

⚫ Mystery at CentraState
Hospital officials refuse to say if patient information was compromised as they deal with an "IT security issue."

⚫ Uh, no
Few in New Jersey think Phil Murphy has the right stuff to be president

⚫ Is your home and business safe?
Security experts discuss what you can, and should be doing

⚫ Rainy days
Rain moves into New Jersey. How long will it last?

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