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Every Seaside Heights beach will be closed to swimmers Thursday for the first time in over 20 years (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
There will be no swimming at any ocean beach in Seaside Heights Thursday, an occurrence that has not happened in over 20 years, the borough's mayor announced Wednesday evening.
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Think your enemy is the press? So does every tyrant and corrupt politician | Editorial (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
Today, the Star-Ledger editorial board joins more than 200 newspapers to respond to the president's mantra of "fake news."
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N.J. town denies illegally blocking Orthodox group's expansion (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
A northern New Jersey town denied in a court filing that for years it illegally blocked an Orthodox Jewish group seeking to expand its house of worship or buy property to build a new one.
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Man dies after being shot and hit by vehicle in Newark (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
The 43-year-old man was apparently trying to flee a gunman when he was struck by a vehicle
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The sun is shining and swimming is banned at N.J. beaches because of bacteria (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
Swimming was not allowed at eight New Jersey beaches Wednesday afternoon after the water sampled at each continued to show high levels of bacteria found in animal or human waste.
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Feud? Nah, Murphy says as he exerts power over board with close ties to Senate president (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
New Jersey's governor has the authority to veto minutes of any of the state's hundreds of boards and authorities.
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Masked bank robber who talked about cops during holdups admits to 4 heists (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
Federal agents followed the suspect from New York City to New Jersey
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Judge denies motion to combine separate harassment lawsuits against Bayonne (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
Both lawsuits seek compensatory damages.
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North Jersey fire displaces 6 families, sends 3 firefighters to hospital (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
At least six families were displaced by a 3-alarm Jersey City Heights fire that sent three firefighters to the hospital this afternoon in a battle against the flames hampered by the maze of wires crisscrossing utility poles at the site.
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Cat euthanized after man throws it inside Jersey City animal shelter (Wed, 15 Aug 2018)
The man has not been identified as of Aug. 15. Police said an arrest has not been made.
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