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Hurricane season 2018 predictions: Atlantic expected to have 'more active season'

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The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. Forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gave their annual assessment Thursday of what we may expect.

How to find cheap gas in N.J. for Memorial Day 2018 weekend

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With gas prices expected to hit $3 a gallon, here is what to do to find the cheapest gas near you on Memorial Day weekend.

Anger over Polish statue relocation on display at marathon meeting

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The meeting ended without any formal action on moving the statue.

WATCH: Blue Angels' Hudson River flyover

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Most people along the Hudson River waterfront are focusing on the river this week as Fleet Week New York continues, but if you looked skyward this morning a 9 a.m., you were in for a treat.

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The 10 best restaurants for gluten-free food in Jersey City and Hoboken

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Where to eat gluten-free in Jersey City and Hoboken, including Two Boots, Bin 14 and Domino's.

Funeral services set for State Police trooper killed in off-duty crash

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A wake will be held Tuesday followed a Mass on Wednesday in Morristown

Newark police officers shoot dog that attacked woman

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Two officers on patrol saw the woman being attacked by the dog Thursday and shot the animal

Newark Airport repeatedly finishes last in this category

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Late flight arrivals can be a fact of life during the summer, but an analysis of flight data found Newark Airport was the worst of all.


Red Nose Day 2018: What is national Red Nose Day, when is it, how are NBC, Walgreens involved?

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National Red Nose Day is today, Thursday, May 24, 2018 (5/24/2018) in the USA. What is Red Nose Day? It's a campaign dedicated to actually ending child poverty, run by Comic Relief and featured on an NBC special. Walgreens is the exclusive…


Lenny Dykstra arrested: Three decades of mugshots, drugs, sex charges, prison and steroids

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Lenny Dykstra, the former outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, and current Linden resident is infamous for his multitude of off-field incidents and run-ins with the law. The man they nicknamed Nails was arrested…


Plastic or paper? Not a choice anymore under N.J. Shore town ban

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Vendors in Monmouth Beach will be barred from providing plastic straws or bags, as well as plastic or styrofoam containers, under a ban effective June 1


Man fined after blowing investors' money on liquor, strip club

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Money was also used on ATM and bank withdrawals, steak dinners and even a limousine rental, the state Bureau of Securities said.

Top N.J. Democrat urges states to refuse giving sports betting 'extortion' money to leagues

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State Senate President Stephen Sweeney sent a letter this week about the matter to leaders in all 50 states.

N.J. move to save your property tax break could be killed by Trump administration

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The Trump administration said it would decide whether municipal charitable funds are fully deductible.


Man charged with firing into car with 3 people, killing a 19-year-old

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The county prosecutor said the man obtained a gun after a conviction that would bar him from legal ownership of a firearm

N.J. school board trustee hit with defamation lawsuit over mock newspaper

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The lawsuit stems from a mock news pamphlet published by the trustee's republican group in 2016 that included defamatory articles and advertisements, the suit alleges.

Guilty verdict for man charged with 2017 daytime murder

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Dashawn Mixson faces up to life in prison for the March 28 for fatally shooting 19-year-old Dajour Riley on Union Street.


School kids like me are voting for candidates who don't want another Parkland or Santa Fe massacre

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Chatham High's girls varsity soccer team captain: "We need people who will protect us with common-sense gun legislation."

CFO who bilked over $1M from his company is going to prison, has to pay it back


He cashed checks from company accounts to pay for meals at restaurants, rounds of golf, gambling and lottery tickets


Stop & Shop recalls frozen broccoli due to listeria concerns

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One package in Connecticut tested positive

Wednesday, May 23

WATCH: Daughter of suspended N.J. principal tells off board of education members

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The daughter of the suspended Secaucus High School principal had harsh words for the members of the district's Board of Education at the most recent board meeting.

100 dogs who sniff out crime just came to N.J. for a police pooch showdown

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Close to 100 teams of police officers and their K-9 companions participated in the four-day national competition held at Stockton University.

Philip Roth's Newark roots inspired a lifetime of extraordinary storytelling

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Roth, an award-winning novelist and towering literary figure, set the majority of his stories in the city of his birth, in places familiar to thousands of New Jersey residents who grew up with him.

This N.J. congresswoman wouldn't remain silent after a moment of silence for victims of gun violence

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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman's outburst followed yet another moment of silence for yet another mass shooting.

Tuesday, May 22

Driver in fatal N.J. school bus crash had 8 speeding tickets, multiple suspensions. Here's the list.

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Hudy Muldrow Sr., 77, was behind the wheel when his bus collided with a dump truck, killing a student and a teacher from a Paramus middle school.

Trump stands in middle of 5th Ave, shoots American justice

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Another diversionary tactic imperils DOJ, rule of law.

Son of school bus driver involved in fatal crash: 'He's a good driver'

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Hudy Muldrow Sr. was driving a school bus that crashed on Route 80 last week, killing teacher Jennifer Williamson, 51, and student Miranda Faith Vargas, 10, both of East Brook Middle School in Paramus

Judge won't move Carteret cop's trial over 'perfectly acceptable' reporting

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The judge also declined to bar the officer's attorney from talking to the press out of court.

Monday, May 21

Monmouth University student killed after car hits tree

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The 19-year-old from Montgomery struck a tree on Saturday morning

A 4.0 GPA and med school dreams: Meet Hudson County's Youth of the Year

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Maria Pineda is the Youth of the Year for the Jersey City Boys and Girls Club.

N.J. cop delivers baby deer in emergency roadside C-section

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The fawn's mother was struck and killed by a car Sunday morning in Warren County. A second fawn did not survive

Principal says sorry for 'insensitive' words on prom tickets

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The Cherry Hill East prom tickets said 'party like it's 1776' for event at Philadelphia's National Constitution Center.

Sunday, May 20

Winning $315M Powerball lottery ticket sold at N.J. ShopRite

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The jackpot has been growing since March 17, when a winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania for a $456.7 million prize

Chris Christie says N.J. sports betting should have started on Memorial Day

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Too much time has been wasted already. Let people place their bets in New Jersey by Memorial Day, says Christie.

$315M Powerball jackpot: Winning ticket drawn in N.J.

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Saturday's $315 million Powerball drawing yielded one lucky winner and that ticket was sold in the state, Powerball said on its website Sunday.

God, peace and serenity at St. Benedict's | Di Ionno

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Life in monastery that runs prep school hasn't changed in 150 years

Saturday, May 19

Our 13 most read opinions on gun violence, 13 weeks after Parkland massacre

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The slaughter at the Santa Fe High School was the 22nd shooting at an American school in 2018 and we're not half way through the year.

N.J. school bus accident: Complete schedule of vigils, memorials and how to help

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The outpouring of support for the victims of Thursday's fatal crash involving a dump truck and a school bus continued Saturday.

N.J. school bus accident: Second person who died was 10-year-old girl

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A 10 year-old, whose name is not being released, was identified Friday as the 5th grade student who died in Thursday's crash involving a school bus and a dump truck.

Anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on wall at N.J. fast-food restaurant

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Jersey City police are investigating a bias incident after a swastika and the word "Nazi" were spray-painted in the bathroom wall of a fast-food restaurant in Jersey City.