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County association honors 'best of best' students

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WESTAMPTON — The star students honored at the 25th annual Burlington County Academic Achievement Dinner have conquered the classroom, but they were encouraged to be lifelong learners and go “gung-ho” into the future.

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Rising Stars

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Who will be the next generation of New Jersey's political leaders? Here are some likely candidates.

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Senate Democrats preparing new gun control package

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New Jersey senators are preparing their own package of gun safety laws, and it includes several of local legislator Troy Singleton’s ideas about how to crack down on illegal gun sales.

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Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

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A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in tri-state transportation news.

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Lawmakers tout tax incentives during Burlington Coat Factory groundbreaking

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FLORENCE — Burlington Coat Factories executives and state lawmakers wielded golden shovels Friday as they broke ground on a new 215,000-square-foot corporate headquarters to rise next to the retailer’s current building and warehouse off Route 130.

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NJ gun restrictions await action by Senate

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New Jersey lawmakers have proposed similar gun control measures to those signed into law in Connecticut Thursday, but their progress through the state Legislature appears to have slowed.

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Requiring Home Inspectors to Pass a Background Check Will Provide Added Safety

Assemblyman Troy Singleton and Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. recently sponsored legislation requiring any person licensed, or attempting to receive licensing, in order to conduct property assessments, to receive an extensive criminal history check before beginning employment. This legislation was approved by an assembly board soon after.

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NJ Assembly approves Moose's Law

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TRENTON — Moose’s Law was approved Thursday by the New Jersey Assembly, bringing it one step closer to adoption.

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VFW honors longtime member

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WILLINGBORO — Levittown Memorial VFW Post 4914 has consumed more than half of Bill Miller’s years and nearly all of his heart.

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Competing bills would give more tax money to NJ municipalities

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TRENTON — State lawmakers largely agree that the state should return more of the money it collects in lieu of property taxes from utility and energy companies.

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