Here are New Jersey's top stories on this morning's First News with Eric Scott.

Say it ain't snow
Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow says colder weather arrives today, and could bring snow by the end of the weekend.

Money, money, money!
Tonight's Mega Millions Lottery jackpot heads toward a billion dollars. If you win, do you have to tell anybody?

Death Threats
The owners of a cow that captured the hearts of South Jersey residents has been euthanized. The owners says he is getting death threats.

What is that noise?
If you were jolted awake by an Amber Alert this week, you were not alone. What sets it off? We can explain.

Here we go again
State health officials are warning of a new COVID variant that seems to evade vaccine protections.

I'd like a 600% raise
A New Jersey mayor is in line for a big payday, and local residents are not happy.


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