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Route 130 tops 'most dangerous' list for fifth consecutive year

Despite an ongoing traffic enforcement blitz, Route 130 has not been able to shed its label as New Jersey's most dangerous road for pedestrians.

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N.J. Assembly committee advances EpiPen bill

A bill cleared by an Assembly panel on Monday would grant civil immunity to those authorized to use epinephrine on someone suffering from an allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, or any other serious condition it helps relieve. Individuals who administer the drug would have had to complete a state-approved program.

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Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

It’s hard to be a good citizen if you don’t know how our government is structured.

Who was president of the United States during World War I?

If you answered “Woodrow Wilson,” congratulations — you’re in the minority. A whopping 79 percent of native-born American adults apparently don’t know the answer to that question.

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CHRIS CHRISTIE TAKES HIS BUDGET PITCH ON THE ROAD -- FIRST STOP, MOORESTOWN

If there were any doubt Gov. Chris Christie would go on the offensive as he now turns to pitching a new state budget proposal, he put it to rest yesterday during a town hall-style event in Moorestown.

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Lagana & Singleton Anti-SLAPP Bill Approved by Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana (D- Bergen/Passaic) and Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to protect the public against lawsuits meant to silence healthy debate and criticism was approved Monday by the General Assembly.

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Advocacy Group Seeks More State Funding for Libraries

The New Jersey Library Association recently started an online petition to urge Gov. Christie to increase state funding for libraries. Pat Tumulty, association executive director, said the allotted funding for the current fiscal year is $3,676,000, or 41 cents per person.

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Bill would aid missing who are mentally ill, disabled

A bill to establish an alert system that provides rapid dissemination of information about a missing person who has mental, intellectual or developmental disabilities was advanced by a Senate panel recently.

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An election where the minority rules

Fire district elections will take place Saturday in New Jersey, despite urging by the state comptroller to stop the practice of holding the stand-alone contests in February.

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A better way than suicide

A father buried his son on that cold January morning. The boy was a senior at Burlington Township High School. A prospective Army volunteer. Gone. By suicide. At 18.

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Bill to help small businesses go green advances

Democratic legislators are supporting a bill that will help small businesses go green.

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