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Red Bank Battlefield Park

Dig planned at Revolutionary War site in southern N.J.

Researchers are digging into the New Jersey site of a major Revolutionary War battle.

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New Jersey theme park to cut 18K trees to go solar

A theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of a solar farm.

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Reward offered for information in Frenchtown robbery

A 91-year-old woman was accosted in the parking lot of the Frenchtown Market on Sunday

Warren County Freeholders contemplate nursing home sale

Warren Haven goes up for sale again next month

Warren County Freeholders will make another attempt next month at selling off the county's nursing home.

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Hunterdon ranked healthiest county in N.J.

The study considers factors such as health behaviors, clinical care, length of life, as well as socioeconomic factors and the physical environment. 

Two local employees will be featured on box of Cheerios

Two local employees will be featured on box of Cheerios

You may notice some familiar faces at your breakfast table.

Chris Christie

AP

NJ Gov. Christie: Tax revenue from pot sales is 'blood money'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reiterating his opposition to legalizing marijuana for recreational use and said tax revenue from sales of the drug amount to "blood money."

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Taj Mahal casino doesn't want college next door

The parent company of Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino said it does not want a college next door, fearing it would cause problems with underage patrons trying to gamble.

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Greenwich police now being monitored by county prosecutor

The Greenwich Township Committee voted Tuesday morning to bring disciplinary charges against a second police officer, just a day after the Warren County prosecutor's office began to monitoring all of the police department's operations on a daily basis.

Round Valley School, Clinton Township, N.J.

Vandals damage signs at Round Valley School

The bad news is vandals hit Round Valley School along Route 639 in Clinton Township, Hunterdon County, Friday night.

Service animals allowed on New Jersey school buses

Students with disabilities are now allowed to bring service animals on school buses in New Jersey.

Chris Christie CNN interview

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Christie says Cruz's announcement won't affect timetable

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is in no rush to make up his mind about whether to run for the White House, despite Texas Senator Ted Cruz's entry into the race.

 
 
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On this Day

  • President Ronald Reagan's assassination attempt, 1981

    Sebastião Salgado via Wikimedia Commons

    On this day: March 30

    Henry VIII divorces his first wife, Vincent van Gogh is born, America agrees to buy Alaska from Russia, and President Reagan survives an assassination attempt, all on this day.

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