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News from Other Counties

Public mourns 'Voice' singer Christina Grimmie in N.J. service

MEDFORD — Christina Grimmie sang at her own memorial service.

Is the ocean chilly or warm? Check the wind

It’s the most popular topic Brian Devlin gets asked about through the summer.

Here are your Thursday traffic updates

Here are your shore traffic updates for Thursday.

Clinging jellyfish sting man swimming at New Jersey beach

MONMOUTH BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town says a man has been stung by a clinging jellyfish and hospitalized.

Rowan tuition and fees increase 2 percent for 2016-17

Tuition and fees at Rowan University will increase almost 2 percent for 2016-17, rising $244 for a total cost of $13,108 for the academic year.

Local LGBT communities pull together after mass shooting

The first thing Richard Helfant does when he wakes up every morning is check his phone for messages and go on Facebook.

Local police train to be ready for any mass shooter

No one expected a mass shooting like the one that killed at least 50 people at an Orlando nightclub and wounded at least 53 more.

Storm cleanup continues around South Jersey

Cleanup continued Thursday in South Jersey, the day after winds in excess of 70 mph toppled trees and blew the balcony roof off a four-story apartment building in Atlantic City.

Sweeney proposes school funding fairness commission

TRENTON -- N.J. Senate President Steve Sweeney and other legislators Thursday introduced legislation designed to bring all school districts to full state funding within five years.

Legislation limiting first-time opioid prescriptions in New Jersey heads to full Senate

Legislation that would limit initial opioid prescriptions to a weeklong supply is headed to the state Senate.

Severe thunderstorm watch for all of South Jersey through 10 p.m.

It's partly sunny, warm, and humid this afternoon. But some strong storms could be on the way this evening.

VA officials lend an ear to local veterans

ATLANTIC CITY — Administrative and medical leaders in the Veterans Administration listened for more than two hours Thursday as about 30 people detailed the many ways the VA health system has failed them.

Life sentences in Fort Dix terror plot upheld for Duka brothers

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against three immigrant brothers seeking to overturn their life sentences for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix.

Battleship New Jersey's silver service returned

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Some of the silverware once used for special occasions aboard the Battleship New Jersey has been returned.

Manahawkin doctor who wrote unnecessary opiate prescriptions may avoid jail

TOMS RIVER — A former Manahawkin doctor accused of writing prescriptions for highly addictive opiate painkillers without medical justification may avoid jail entirely.

Motorcyclist killed on Garden State Parkway in Toms River

TOMS RIVER — A motorcyclist riding on the Garden State Parkway was killed when the bike collided with the rear of a van driven by a teenager who allegedly was driving drunk.

Cowtown Rodeo rider from Pennsylvania killed in bronc event, report says

A 19-year-old cowboy from Pennsylvania died Saturday night after he was trampled in a Cowtown Rodeo bronc-riding event, according to published reports.

N.J. warns air pollution bad

TRENTON— Officials are warning that the concentration of pollution in the air across New Jersey could become unhealthy for some people.

Atlantic Cape students can dual enroll at Fairleigh Dickinson

MAYS LANDING _ Students entering Atlantic Cape Community College can also get dual admission and tuition discounts to Fairleigh Dickinson University under a new five-year Scholars Program agreement signed Thursday.

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