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Christmas, Veterans Day mix as Acacia Hospice honors vets with tree lighting

The event, held just outside the hospice facility on Jacksonville Road, honored veterans living and deceased, as well as soldiers currently serving. The ceremony included an "honor roll" containing the names of about 500 veterans, submitted by loved ones.

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GOVERNOR’S VETO KEEPS ‘REAL’ PROPERTY TAX TOTALS OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE

Christie overrides measure that would have restored impact of drastic reduction in Homestead tax-relief program

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EDA to vote on $21 million tax credit award for Radwell move to Willingboro

One of Burlington County's largest employers is in line to receive $21 million in state tax credits to help it possibly move from Lumberton to the vacant Express Scripts plant off Route 130 and Van Sciver Parkway in Willingboro.

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Christie vetoes bill to set safety standard for chemical found in Moorestown wells

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie has blocked legislation that would mandate that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection create a water safety standard for an unregulated chemical that has turned up in municipal wells in Moorestown.

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Committee Considers Regulating Sports Betting

The number of people playing fantasy sports online has mushroomed. The Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee held a hearing this morning to talk about regulating the industry.

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Christie vetoes bill to bolster bus funding for seniors and disabled

 Elderly and disabled people could have a tougher time getting to the doctor, the super market or other key destinations, advocates warned, after Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill to offset a decline in funding for county shuttle buses

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CHRISTIE VETOES WATER BILL, SAYING IT GIVES TOO MUCH POWER TO ADVISORY PANEL

Governor shuts down attempt to regulate the amount of TCP -- a suspected carcinogen -- in New Jersey’s drinking water

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Skill or chance? New Jersey could influence fantasy sports

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Making a case they hope will resonate with states across the nation, representatives of the fantasy sports industry told New Jersey lawmakers Monday that regulators should not treat them the same way as casinos because success in their industry relies more on skill than on chance.

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Bipartisan Gas-Tax Hike Could Help Tank Up Transportation Funding

Democrats and Republicans appear to be open to serious discussions during lame-duck session

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PARCC Exam Results for NJ Magnify Achievement Gaps Linked to Income, Race

Hispanic and black students, low-income children trail significantly compared to higher-income and white and Asian students

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