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    Five New Jersey institutions for the disabled to close

    By: Mary Fuchs

    A proposal to close five of New Jersey’s seven state-run institutions for the disabled is drawing both criticism and support among advocates for the disabled. WHYY’s Mary Fuchs reports.

    By: Mary Fuchs

    A proposal to close five of New Jersey’s seven state-run institutions for the disabled is drawing both criticism and support among advocates for the disabled. WHYY’s Mary Fuchs reports.

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