Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Thursday:

⬛ NJ spends $467K on prisoner sex-change operations, gender care
For transgender inmates in New Jersey prisons, gender affirming surgery is available as medically advised, Department of Corrections officials confirmed to NJ 101.5 News.

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⬛ Can you afford to buy a home yet in New Jersey?
Homes are spending more time on the market today.

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⬛ Natural gas customers to get bill credits in New Jersey
A New Jersey utility is offering large credits on customer bills beginning this month.

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⬛ Poll: NJ residents say breweries should be able to sell food
Are current restrictions on New Jersey breweries keeping residents from visiting them in the first place?

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⬛ Disturbing video shows Robbinsville cop smashed by hit-run driver
Robbinsville Patrolman Connor Boyle has been released from the hospital after a hit-run on Saturday.

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