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Burlington County lawmakers aim to make roads safer for pedestrians

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Two legislators from Burlington County want to increase pedestrian safety on troubled roads such as Route 130 with stiffer traffic fines and increased funding for enforcement and safety programs.

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Assembly panel approves bill mandating insurance cover ultrasound breast exams

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TRENTON — Insurance companies would be required to pay the cost of an ultrasound for women with a high-risk of breast cancer under a bipartisan bill the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved today.

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Thumbs-up for May 5

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To something (almost) everyone can agree on.

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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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Assembly panel OKs bill to revamp tax incentive programs

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TRENTON — Legislation to renew and consolidate several of New Jersey’s tax incentive programs was approved Thursday by the Assembly Budget Committee.

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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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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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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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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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