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Beach ball drop part of summer kickoff at shore

Beach-goers on the boardwalk in Atlantic City will be having a ball as they welcome the unofficial start of summer.

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Christie faces deadline on bill to fund lead abatement

Republican Gov. Chris Christie faces a decision on legislation that would put $10 million into an account for removing lead paint from homes.

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Stormy winter shrinks some NJ beaches, but shore towns ready

A stormy winter chewed up New Jersey's beaches more than usual, requiring greater efforts to restore them before the summer crowds hit the sand



President Obama talks progress at Rutgers commencement

On the 250th anniversary commencement ceremony at Rutgers University, President Barack Obama was invited to impart some insightful advice to more than 12,000 graduating students.

Crews battle 3-alarm fire at site of historic Music Hall

A three-alarm fire led to the evacuation of a building known as the historic Music Hall in Hunterdon County, New Jersey Sunday morning.

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Bridge case 'John Doe' argues court should keep list secret

Someone included on a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing case wants a federal appeals court to keep the names secret.

Obama to urge Rutgers graduates to pursue progress in changing world

President Barack Obama will urge this year's graduates at Rutgers University to pursue positive change in the world despite a cascade of challenges from student loan debt to…


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  • Brooklyn Bridge, Library of Congress

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    On this day: May 24

    "Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.

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