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New Program Offers Free Lyft Rides From Medford Bars

MEDFORD – Two residents have started Medford Saving Lives, a nonprofit community-based foundation, to get residents home safely from bars and restaurants after a night out of drinking.

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Legislation To Assist Students At Rowan College At Burlington County On Murphy's Desk

The full Senate and Assembly voted unanimously Monday to approve legislation recognizing 3+1 programs and amending state rules to allow students participating in those programs to remain eligible for state financial aid, including tuition aid grants, Educational Opportunity Fund grants and NJSTARS scholarships.

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State Legislators Oppose Proposed Hazardous Waste Site

State legislators have joined Burlington County representatives in voicing their opposition to a proposal by Elcon Recycling Services, LLC to build a hazardous waste treatment facility along the Delaware River in Falls Township, Pennsylvania.

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Senior Housing Complex Coming To Riverton Road In Cinnaminson

CINNAMINSON, NJ — A 54-unit affordable rental senior housing community is coming to Riverton Road in Cinnaminson. Officials from Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND) and its joint-venture development partner, Conifer Realty, LLC recently joined Cinnaminson Township officials for a groundbreaking of the $12.9 million project on the former site of Cinnaminson Home.

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State Superior Court Hears Arguments In Lawsuit Over School Testing

It could all come down to interpretation of a few words in case concerning replacement of old high school graduation exams with PARCC assessment.

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Murphy Pledges $50M To Sandy Homeowners Still Rebuilding 6 Years Later

Governor travels to Union Beach, announces program to provide no-interest loans to folks unable to move back home because they’re still rebuilding.

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How To Fix South Jersey's 'Toxic' Foreclosure Program

Options presented for what legislators, nonprofits and private sector could do to ‘prevent further damage to our neighborhoods and communities’.

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Local Politicians Educate Young Voters At RCBC

At Rowan College at Burlington County’s Educate Your Vote forum, local politicians emphasized the importance of voting and engaging in the political process.

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Nearly All NJ Workers Will Be Entitled To Paid Sick Leave Very Soon. Here's What You Need To Know.

For about 1.2 million people in New Jersey, taking a sick day from work means forfeiting a day's pay. It may even mean jeopardizing a job.

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Setting Out To Fix Major Flaws In The Way New Jersey Funds Higher Education

Lawmakers and administration embark on reorganization to make college more affordable and to improve access and equity.

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