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‘So Far So Good,’ Murphy Says as People Return to Parks
New Jersey residents returned to state and county parks on Saturday for the first time in weeks after Gov. Phil Murphy lifted an executive order.
Denied Unemployment? NJ Contacting Inelligible People to Pay New Benefits
State labor officials said Wednesday that some people who are not normally eligible for unemployment will start getting new benefits.
NJ Reopens State and County Parks, Golf Courses on May 2
Gov. Phil Murphy will sign an executive order to reopen all state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen.
Gov. Murphy ‘Not a King,’ Lawmaker Says About New Rent Protection
A conservative lawmaker on Saturday lobbed a new criticism at Gov. Phil Murphy, likening him to a "king" for expanding financial protections for renters during the pandemic.
NJ Virus Crime This Week: Playing Golf, Soccer, Dice, Pokemon Go
Police in New Jersey continue to enforce Gov. Murphy's stay-at-home orders and price-gouging laws. Violations this week ranged from kicking a soccer ball on a field to attempted rape of an 11-year-old girl.
Rutgers Freezes Tuition, Cuts Pay: Expects to Lose $200M by July
New Jersey's largest public university is freezing tuition, slashing spending and cutting top executive salaries as it expects to lose $200 million in three months.
Wawa Pays $3M After NJ Toddler is Severely Burned by Hot Tea Water
Wawa has agreed to pay $3 million after a toddler was burned by hot water that spilled out of a tea cup at a Neptune City convenience store.
NJ Virus Crime This Week: Attacks on Cops, DWI Mom, Reading on Beach
Reported violations of the state's pandemic orders during the week of April 12.
COVID-10 Death Toll in NJ Already Equals Three Combined Years of Flu Deaths
Gov. Phil Murphy blasted an elected Republican official in Atlantic County for a Facebook post calling for officials to “reopen New Jersey immediately without restrictions.”
NJ Officials Spend Decade Debating How to Punish EHT Teacher Who Used N-word
Twelve years ago, EHT elementary teacher Lauren Cooke referred to a fellow black teacher as an “Aunt Jemima.” Later that school year, she angrily called the same teacher an anti-black slur in front of staff and students.