Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

⬛ Gun seizures rise at NJ airports
Travelers trying to get a gun on a plane in New Jersey continues to be a growing problem, according to the TSA.

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⬛ What really killed the whales? NJ environmental groups sparring
Some are blaming offshore wind development off the NJ coast while others point the finger at vessel collisions, plastic and climate change

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 Get ready for 2-year nightmare at Holland Tunnel
A two-year repair project starting next month means the NJ bound Holland Tunnel will be closed for six overnights a week until 2025, Port Authority reports.

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 Is this the end of horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia and NYC?
The only tour company in Philadelphia cleared out their horse stable, but then vowed to return. In New York City, a measure to replace horse-drawn carriages with electric carriages is being re-introduced

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⬛ Do you feel safe? NJ 101.5 Town Hall on crime
Join us on Thursday at 7 p.m. for a New Jersey 101.5 Town Hall special: “Rising Crime in New Jersey.”

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LOOK: Here's where people in every state are moving to most

Stacker analyzed the Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey data to determine the three most popular destinations for people moving out of each state.

How is it still standing? Look inside the oldest home for sale in NJ

New Jersey's oldest house is located on Gloucester County and dates back to the 1600's

How much does the average NJ home cost? Median prices by county

Everything is costing more these days — and housing is certainly no exception in New Jersey.

Data for 2022 from January through August, compiled by New Jersey Realtors, shows that South Jersey has been seeing homes hit the market and sell in less than a month, on average.

Median prices for single-family homes have reached $500,000 and above in nine counties in North and Central Jersey.

All but two counties have seen houses go for more than the list price, on average, this year.

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