Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Wednesday:

⬛ Murphy proposes 5% increase to NJ budget: What's in it for you?
He says the budget focuses on affordability, education and moving the Garden State forward, Republicans disagree

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⬛ Cuteness alert! - baby seal crosses highway in Brick, NJ
Traffic was stopped in brick, NJ, as a baby seal made it's way across Rt. 35.

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⬛ Death count rises: 5th dolphin turns up dead on NJ beach
The bottlenose dolphin was found on a beach in Avalon Monday night and brought to the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine for a necropsy.

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⬛ Toms River cops: 'Very convincing' scammers targeting residents
A police department will never call you and ask for money. But a scammer would.

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⬛ Where you can and cannot fly a drone in New Jersey
Whether for fun or for business, New Jersey has some severe restrictions on where drones can and cannot be flown.

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