Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Wednesday:

⬛ Another dry day, another wildfire in New Jersey
The fire developed hours before a Red Flag Warning was issued for dry conditions that are conducive for the fast spread of wildfire.

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⬛ New true crime series calls back Menendez brothers NJ roots
A former member of boy band, Menudo, has shared sex abuse allegations against the father of Lyle and Erik Menendez.

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⬛ Union, NJ pet sitter charged with crime after pit bull kills dog
A Union Township pet sitter has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after a pit bull in his care attacked and killed another pit bull, police said.

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⬛ NJT riders face massive fare hikes, advocates warn
When NJT depletes federal COVID relief money, it could leave a huge deficit that could require massive fare hikes for riders

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⬛ There’s a 700 pound white shark swimming off the NJ coast
A 10 foot, 700 pound juvenile white shark who’s been named Hali swam by Atlantic City last week.

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⬛ New Jersey 101.5 town hall on NJ gun laws — Thursday at 7
On Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m., Townsquare Media’s New Jersey 101.5 presents: "On Target – Understanding New Jersey’s Gun Laws."

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