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Marijuana advocates smoke pot in front of NJ Statehouse

Dozens of activists and community members gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana.

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Ebola scare temporarily closes Hackettstown pharmacy

A Rite Aid in Warren County, N.J. was closed for about an hour after a man inside the store showed possible signs of Ebola, police said.

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Warren Preservation Day scheduled for May

The historical Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy Township will host the 2015 Warren Preservation Day in May.

Ebola screening at Newark International Airport underway

Ebola screening at Newark International Airport underway

Newark International Airport in New Jersey is one of four additional U.S. airports that is now screening passengers for Ebola symptoms.


Hackettstown police begin food drive next month

An autumn food drive to benefit the food pantry at Trinity United Methodist Church in Hackettstown will be conducted by Hackettstown Police Benevolent Association No. 369.

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Poll: New Jersey's view of Christie turns negative

A new poll finds more state residents have a negative view of Republican Gov. Chris Christie for the first time in three years.

N J judge says patrol car videos are public record

New Jersy judge; Police car cameras are public records

A New Jersey state judge has ruled that videos routinely captured by cameras in police cars during traffic stops and other law enforcement efforts are public records.

Princess Doe case revived 32 years later

National group rallies to revive interest in 30-year-old cold case

You've heard of "Jane Doe," but in Warren County, New Jersey, there's a "Princess Doe."

New Jersey voter registration deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

Police nab two wanted women in Pohatcong Twp

Pohatcong police locate two wanted women while checking on abandoned dog

Pohatcong Township Police were called to a home on the 1400 block of South Main Street on Friday to check on a dog whose owners are currently in jail.

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Lebanon Township man charged with sexual assault

Twenty-five-year-old Dale Grover, Jr., of Lebanon Township has been arrested for sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and lewdness.

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Bluetongue virus found in two New Jersey deer

New Jersey livestock owners are being warned to watch their animals for illness after the first cases of bluetongue virus in two deer have been confirmed by the State Department of Environmental Protection.


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    On this day: October 20

    Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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