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Officials: N.J. Firefighters Overcome By Bug Bomb Fumes When Responding To Fire Alarm

One firefighter was treated at a hospital and eight others were hosed down after they were affected by fumes from a bug bomb that was set off at a northern New Jersey nail salon.

09/06/2014

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Police Investigate New Jersey Jewelry Store Burglary

The incident occurred over the weekend at Alpha Jewelers on Ramapo Valley Road in Oakland. Someone broke through a wall shared with an adjacent real-estate agency to get into the jewelry store, police said.

04/15/2014

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Five Greenest Cities In The U.S.

What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.

11/18/2013

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Tips for Parents of High School Athletes

No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.

08/22/2013

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Estee Lauder To Shut Down Oakland, N.J. Plant, Lay Off Workers

The fragrance company, which has been in Oakland since the 1970s, will lay off 85 employees and will offer 31 other workers a transfer to plants on Long Island or in Pennsylvania, according to information the company sent to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

01/30/2013

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Carmel Family Grateful ‘Everyone’s Fine’ After Tree Crashes Through Roof

Thousands were left without power after heavy rains and wind gusts knocked down trees and flooded roads on Tuesday.

09/19/2012

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WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 4: Struggling With Flooding, Runoff In New Jersey

There have been six major floods since Gov. Chris Christie was elected in 2009, the Sierra Club of New Jersey’s Jeff Titel told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.

04/26/2012

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Bloomberg: City Won’t Tolerate OWS Violence, Illegal Activities

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will enforce the law when it comes to dealing with the Occupy Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park.

11/04/2011

'Occupy Wall Street' protesters march in solidarity with their fellow demonstrators in Oakland. (credit: CBS 2)

Wall Street Protesters March In Solidarity With Oakland Demonstrators

Chopper 2-HD was live over the chaotic scene that was making a mess of traffic. The demonstrators marched around the gates of City Hall chanting slogans like “March with Oakland” before returning to Zuccotti Park.

10/27/2011

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Group Finds New York City Is Number One For Walking

Despite its urban obstacles, the Big Apple is the best spot in the country to walk, according to Walk Score, a group that promotes making cities more walkable.

08/02/2011

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Reacts To Federal Statement On Medical Marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.

07/01/2011

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NJ Woman Reunites AZ Man With Ring 50 Years Later

Horst Adler, a 1959 graduate of a school in Quakertown, Pa., had given the ring to a girl he was dating in Philadelphia in 1960 or 1961.

02/10/2011

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Former NJ Attorney General W. Cary Edwards Dies

Former New Jersey Attorney General W. Cary Edwards died Wednesday at his Oakland home after a long battle with cancer.

10/20/2010

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Afternoon Of Fun To Honor Young Cancer Victim

This New Jersey parent’s love knows no bounds.

09/24/2010

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Grieving N.J. Family Facing Another Loss

The Borough of Oakland is threatening to remove their dogs.

09/16/2010