New Jersey

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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. It is located on a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, particularly along the extent of the length of New York City on its western edge; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, and the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states; its biggest city is Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia and was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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Father-of-three from Jersey decides to race in perilous conditions - despite losing his equipment.
16 hours ago • BBC News
A New Jersey cruise passenger described terrifying moments of being trapped underwater.
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New Jersey lawmakers are due to vote Monday on a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. The measure needs to pass both chambers of the state house. If it does,..
Credit: CBS News - Published 20 hours ago

While governor pushes for passage and the expungement of marijuana-related criminal records, critics push back, and dozens of towns pre-emptively ban weed
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North Bergen High School students turned the classic sci-fi film 'Alien' into a play and drew raves across the globe when the footage went viral.
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New Jersey's attorney general on Friday sued a California company, accusing it of conducting illegal "ghost gun" sales, in what he said was the first lawsuit by..
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A dog’s bark might be worse than their bite if they live in Saddle River, New Jersey.
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After the pro wrestler's sudden death, animal rescue groups in New Jersey are scrambling to rehome as many as 10 cats.
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Patrice Bergeron scored twice and reached the 30-goal mark for the fifth time as streaking Boston Bruins beat the injury-ravaged New Jersey Devils 5-1 to open a..
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A New Jersey family is thanking police and dispatchers for assisting with their son's teddy bear emergency.
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It was lucky number 18 for a formerly homeless Jersey City teen, when his target school, The College of New Jersey, joined 17 others in accepting him.
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Members of a Circassian family who fled the Syrian war were among the victims of New Zealand shooting. In NJ, they are getting support
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Arrest in death of reputed Gambino family boss in New Jersey is reminder supposed mobsters have lived – and worked – at the Shore since Prohibition.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

U.S. Customs & Border Protection raided more than 50 shipping containers, which were filled with potentially tainted meat.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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