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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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In battle between Christie and Oliver, poor school kids are the losers

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If you want to blow up a conversation in America, here’s a simple recipe that works every time: Criticize members of the opposite race, add a dash of personal insult, and wait for the explosion.

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Music, food and philanthropy: Pemberton Township fire victims get help from Florence bar

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FLORENCE — A fire may have claimed the homes and possessions of 14 Pemberton Township residents two weeks ago, but it couldn’t make a dent in a generous and determined community.

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Bill Opens Debate on Ultrasound Scans for Breast Cancer

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Radiologists, obstetricians split on need for follow-up screening if mammograms reveal high-density breast tissue

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Bill requiring home inspectors to undergo background checks advances

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TRENTON — Legislation to make home inspectors undergo criminal background checks was advanced Thursday by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee.

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Bill calls for insurance to cover MRIs for N.J. women

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TRENTON — State-run and state-regulated health insurance plans would have to pay for ultrasound screening for women with a higher risk of breast cancer, under a bill the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved today.

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Well-deserved, but underfunded

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It’s not often we support turning to the state to pay for something on a local level.

But we believe the dilemma some municipalities face over the property tax exemption for qualified disabled veterans in New Jersey calls for the state to provide the resources.

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Singleton pushing for stiffer penalties for illegal gun trades

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TRENTON — The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday on 20 gun control measures aimed at curtailing gun violence like the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.

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Assemblyman Troy Singleton Visits Charles Street School!

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On Wednesday, February 20th the Palmyra School District was visited by a very special visitor, 7th District Assemblyman Troy Singleton. The reason for his visit was to learn about Charles Street School and make sure it was a strong school for his daughter. Singleton's response was "I love it! It's a great environment." Seeing the brand new opportunity the Pinnacle sat down with Assemblyman Singleton to learn about his experiences being a state assemblyman.

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