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Wreaths Across America Set For Dec. 14 At Beverly National Cemetery

On Dec. 14, the Beverly National Cemetery will host the annual Wreaths Across America event. For one Moorestown woman, the event matters now more than ever.

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Thousands In NJ Could Lose Federal Food Assistance Due To Change In SNAP Program

Anti-hunger advocate says rule change, which would limit SNAP assistance to certain adults unless they work at least 20 hours a week, is ‘unconscionable’

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BPU Debuts Solar Transition Plan To Help Ease Costs For Utility Customers

New incentive program reduces the subsidies given to developers and owners of solar arrays in New Jersey

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NJHA Study, Database Ranks State’s Most Vulnerable Zip Codes In Health Status

Many factors determine the health of a community including access to health services, housing, food access, education, income and unemployment.

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NJ Assembly Scheduled To Vote On Tax Cap Workaround Next Week

The “Pass Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act” was introduced and approved by the state Senate nearly a year ago before stalling. Now it’s back on lawmakers’ radar.

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Code Blue And You: Staying Sheltered In The Frigid Months

There are over 9,000 people experiencing some form of homelessness on a given day in the state of New Jersey, according to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.

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LGBTQ Advocates Call On N.J. To Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense For Violent Crimes

One of the men convicted of fatally stabbing and dismembering Francisco Gonzalez Fuentes’s body in Cliffside Park during 2011 attempted to use what is known as the “gay panic defense” on appeal.

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Assembly Passes Bill Returning Voting Rights To Parolees, Probationers — But Not Prisoners

Activists, former prisoners see advance as social-justice victory, since losing right to vote disproportionately affects African Americans in New Jersey

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Shark Fin Soup May Soon Be Illegal In New Jersey. It’s Now Up To Murphy

New Jersey is now one step away from becoming the latest state to outlaw shark fins — a move conservationists say is crucial to help some shark species from going extinct but others warn will unfairly penalize fishermen in the Garden State.

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DEP Signs Off On New Stormwater Runoff Rule — Very Quietly

Only 5% of NJ’s waterways meet federal clean water standards, the level at which they are deemed safe for the public to swim and fish

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