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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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Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

A weekly roundup of good deeds, missteps, heroic feats and epic failures in the tri-state region and beyond.

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Burlington County expects to benefit from the convention

Burlington County may not technically be part of Philadelphia, but local officials said it still has plenty of reasons to cheer its western neighbor’s selection as host of next year’s Democratic National Convention. 

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Assembly panel to take up bills to allow students to opt out of PARCC test

The debate over the new computer-based standardized test that some parents are against letting their children take is coming to the Statehouse.

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Democratic Legislation to Train the Unemployed Advances in Assembly

TRENTON – An Assembly panel recently advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Joseph Lagana, Carmelo G. Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help train and equip the struggling unemployed with the skills necessary to find work in new industries.

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Democratic Legislation to Train the Unemployed to Find Work in New Industries Advances in Assembl

An Assembly panel recently advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Joseph Lagana, Carmelo G. Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help train and equip the struggling unemployed with the skills necessary to find work in new industries.

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N.J. man who inspired 'rape by fraud' bill sentenced to 3 years, report says

A Cherry Hill man who lied to his girlfriend about his identity and duped her into giving him $5,000 was sentenced to three years in prison Friday, according to a Burlington County Times report.

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