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Governor Christie at today's town hall meeting in Toms River. (Bas Slabber/for NewsWorks)
Christie says federal regulations are responsible for the slow pace of Sandy aid to homeowners.
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New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer
Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in the state this summer under tougher new restrictions.
12 hours ago
Sweeney wants $50M extra for special ed but no more funds for losing districts
The increase would for students with the greatest needs. Senate president says districts facing steep cuts in state support shouldn’t expect additional aid.
15 hours ago
NOAA predicts near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, stresses ‘it only takes one’
The outlook, released by NOAA on Tuesday, anticipates nine to 15 named storms, of which four to eight will become hurricanes and two to four major hurricanes.
17 hours ago
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