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LAWMAKERS TO DISCUSS SLEW OF NEW GUN LAWS WEDNESDAY

New Jersey lawmakers are expected to discuss seven new bills designed to tighten up the state’s gun laws. One bill would mandate law enforcement personnel to take the guns from an individual if a mental health professional determines they pose a ...

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STUDENTS WALK OUT OF SJ HIGH SCHOOL TO SUPPORT TEACHER

It was a walkout en masse for students at Cherry Hill East High School Tuesday as they supported one of their teachers, Tim Locke.  Locke publicly expressed his concerns about school security and was promptly suspended by the school district.  Locke is...

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MURPHY, OTHER GOVERNORS MEET WITH PRESIDENT ABOUT VARIOUS ISSUES

Governor Phil Murphy and leaders from other states met with President Trump at the White House on Monday to discuss gun control and a host of other issues.  Murphy said he appreciated the meeting with the President to advocate for issues important to New Jersey.  He also stressed that it’s important for the federal government …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP MAN CONVICTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A 24 year old Lower Township man has been conceited on charges that he conspired to possess a controlled dangerous substance.  Cape May County Prosecutor Jeff Sutherland announced that Adam McCarraher will be sentenced for the crime on April 6th.  McCarraher participated in a plan to bring illegal drugs into the Cape May County Correctional …

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NO LIST YET, BUT MANY MORE TOYS R US STORES ARE CLOSING

The Wall Street Journal reports that an additional 200 Toys R Us stores are closing.  The Journal does not list the locations of the stores, but says these stores will close in addition to 182 closures that were previously announced.  No Toys R Us stor...

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TEENAGE BOY CHARGED WITH KILLING TEN YEAR OLD BOY IN NJ

A 16 year old boy from Neptune has been charged in connection with the slaying of a 10 year old boy in Asbury Park this week.  Police say the boy was not the intended target of the shooting; instead, a man inside the house was the target.  Police say the teenage boy was not the …

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HOME DEPOT TO HIRE OVER 1,600 IN NEW JERSEY STORES

If you need a job, Home Depot is looking for you.  The retail chain announced that it will be hiring over 1,600 employees for its stores in the Garden State and over 80,000 new employees throughout the country.  The hires are being made for the spring ...

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