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N.J. lawmakers pass bill to increase sales of smart guns

The governor vetoed a similar measure last legislative session


NBA top draft Simmons' cousin killed in NJ hit-and-run

Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood.

A 2nd New Jersey university will keep Woodrow Wilson's name

Another college in New Jersey has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on a school building.

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Man charged after crash kills jogger and passenger in truck

A New Jersey man has been charged with vehicular homicide after authorities say he fatally struck a jogger, before his truck overturned and his friend in the passenger seat was…

Report: Police shooting of Ocean County man justified

The attorney general's office has concluded police were justified in fatally shooting an Ocean County man who had once told them he was "going to get a cop to shoot me."


2 unions, NJ Transit still at odds over rail contract

Two rail unions negotiating with New Jersey Transit haven't agreed to extend a "no-strike" deadline until mid-July.

Warren Co. to establish new library, pulls funding from P'burg

Warren County is establishing a new branch of its county library system in Greenwich Township.


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    On this day: June 27

    Two planes complete the first mid-air refueling, the first nuclear power plant opens, Hurricane Audrey hits the Gulf Coast, Atari is founded, and U.S. Route 66 ceases to officially exist, all on this day.

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