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Wayne playground for children with special needs opens -- A playground, partly funded by a grant, is open for children with special needs and their caregivers at Rabbi Shai Shacknai Memorial Park in Wayne.

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Tax relief on renovations in Belleville? Maybe -- The resolution allows Belleville residents who make home improvements to pay the increase in taxes over five years rather than immediately.

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Primary election results for Bergen, Passaic, Morris -- Below are results for contested municipal primaries in Bergen, Morris and Passaic counties. -- Elections

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Ex-students claim sex abuse at Fort Lee education center - Two men who attended the center between 2002 and 2007 have filed a lawsuit saying they were molested by adults in the 'quiet room.' Fort Lee

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WATCH LIVE: VA Live chats with SPP coach Rich Hansen -- What are the chances of a high school football season in New Jersey in 2020? 'Varsity Aces Live' discusses with St. Peter's Prep coach Rich Hansen. -- High School

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Police seek help locating suspect in fatal hit-and-run -- Authorities asked for the public's help in locating the suspect, whom they claim has several addresses in the U.S. and Canada, and may flee up north. -- Secaucus

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Morris Twp. man shot, killed by police had 'replica' air gun, said AG -- A Morris Township man held a replica air gun before he was shot and killed by responding police, according to the Office of the Attorney General. -- News

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- More NJ cops failed drug tests last year, even as most departments failed to meet mandates -- Most New Jersey municipalities didn't bother to follow the state's mandatory drug testing policy for cops fully. -- Shield

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- Area's largest town has a new weapon against rising costs -- The township's sprawling size and its lumpy Highlands terrain take a toll on the municipal vehicle fleet, local officials said. -- West Milford

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' Scared for his life': Video shows Wildwood police beating Wilmington man -- In a 10-second clip that's gone viral, one of the officers, a white man, starts punching Wells, who is Black, in the face while he lies face down. -- News

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CLOSE -- WATCH: Judge homers in Yankees intrasquad game -- In his return from neck soreness, Aaron Judge homered in Wednesday night's Yankees intrasquad game off of James Paxton.

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Mets talk artificial crowd noise at Citi Field -- The Mets gave their take on pumping in artificial crowd noise at Citi Field, which is an option in 2020 with no fans in the stands.

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CLOSE - Mets use artificial crowd noise at Citi Field - The New York Mets tried out the artificial crowd noise during Wednesday's intrasquad game at Citi Field. 3 hours ago

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Steve's Burgers on Cooking Channel Wednesday night -- Stephen Chrisomalis will appear on Food Paraside tonight -- Dining

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Ben Luderer honored before Last Dance game -- Before Tuesday's game, Don Bosco and Cliffside Park honored Ben Luderer, who died from complications related to COVID-19 in March at 30 years old. -- Baseball

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Where things stand with Leonard Williams, Giants -- Leonard Williams and NY Giants not expected to come to agreement on long-term deal by Wednesday's 4 p.m. deadline, so he'll play 2020 on franchise tag -- Giants

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Most important Jets of 2020: No. 6 Quinnen Williams -- Quinnen Williams had a tough rookie season. But he could be a huge difference-maker for the Jets In 2020. -- Jets

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Murphy stands by no fines for hot spot travelers

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NJ should move toward more open police records, Grewal says

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A 50-pound, 60-layer lasagna in Fairfield?

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Mega Millions winning numbers for Tuesday, July 14

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ShopRite construction starting soon in Wayne

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Football: Nate Burleson joins Don Bosco staff

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Man shot and killed by police in Morris Township

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Harmful algal bacteria found at NJ lakes

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Police arrest man in spree of attacks on women in Nutley

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Judge goes deep in return to Yanks' intrasquad play -- Aaron Judge showed no signs of rust on Wednesday, as he homered off of James Paxton in his return to Yankees' intrasquad play.

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Parents can now visit children with disabilities after 4-month COVID-19 lockdown -- There have been only four cases and no deaths at the four long-term care facilities for children in the state, according to Health Department data.

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Liberty State Park golf course expansion halted -- The move comes after a PR push to gain support for a plan killed by the Murphy administration in 2018. -- New Jersey

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Search our memorial of those taken by COVID-19 -- NJ's coronavirus victims should not pass in silence. To help memorialize these lives, we've launched a series of portraits called "Loved and Lost." -- News

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View All Photos -- Robinson Cano works out with the NY Mets

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View All Photos -- FOR SUBSCRIBERS -- Nutley shuts down Elmwood Park in Last Dance Baseball Tournament

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Mets place Brad Brach, Jared Hughes on injured list -- After Brad Brach and Jared Hughes have not reported to spring training, the Mets placed both players on the injured list. -- Mets

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Coronavirus cases by town in Bergen, Morris, Passaic and Essex counties -- Bergen, Morris, Passaic and Essex counties have provided a breakdown by town of confirmed coronavirus cases. See the list here. -- Coronavirus

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Services set for artist who died after breaking through Boonton window -- Services are Thursday for Kyle May, the Pequannock artist who died Friday from injuries suffered when he broke through a storefront window in Boonton.

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Yankees hopeful about Sanchez's new catching stance -- The Yankees and Gary Sanchez are hoping a new stance will help the catcher defensively behind the plate.

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CLOSE - Counting mail-in ballots - A brief walking through on where and how they count mail-in ballots at One and Two Bergen County Plaza in Hackensack on 07/15/20. 2 hours ago

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Landlord moves to oust detention center in Elizabeth -- The company that leases space for the facility said it's ending its relationship with CoreCivic, the contractor that runs the center.

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Brian Hester, NorthJersey.com freelance photographer, dies at 55 -- Hester had a knack for being in the right place at the right time. In 2019, that meant shooting the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral while on vacation. -- Wayne

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COVID shutdown delays alert to Parsippany water-quality issue -- More than three months after it was due, Parsippany residents this week are learning of a potential water-quality issue dating back as far as July 2019. -- News

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View All Photos -- Photos: Morris Hills High School graduation

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NJ ahead of the nation in census responses -- New Jersey's U.S. census self-reporting rate is nearing 2010's total. Shore towns lag, but the Census Bureau says that's due to vacation homes. -- New Jersey

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View All Photos -- Counting mail-in ballots

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Source: Jacob deGrom's MRI not concerning -- Jacob deGrom, who left Tuesday's intrasquad game with back tightness, received an MRI that "didn't show anything concerning." -- Mets

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State Fair Meadowlands at MetLife canceled -- The 2020 State Fair Meadowlands was set to start July 23, its website says. Organizers say the state denied their carefully crafted plans. -- Life

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RHONJ Albie, Chris Manzo making over Asbury Park hotel -- Albie and Chris Manzo are bringing what they've learned at the Brownstone in Paterson to the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park. -- Entertainment

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Judge rejects bid by movie theaters to reopen now, will study lockdown lawsuit -- A judge will not immediately lift Gov. Phil Murphy's order that keeps movie cinemas closed across New Jersey. -- MAIN STREET

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Black Lives Matter Morristown holds vigil for Amani Kildea -- Black Lives Matter Morristown will honor the life and memory of Amani Kildea during a candlelight vigil on Thursday -- Local

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Local soccer players providing free IG workouts -- North jersey Alliance Futbol Club is broadcasting sessions on Instagram for every fitness level. -- Ramsey

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Man injured in Paterson's 11th July shooting -- So far this year, 87 people have been shot in Paterson, more than all of 2019. -- Paterson Press

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Lyndhurst coffee shop to close permanently -- After a near two-year run, the specialty cafe is closing, another victim of COVID-19. -- Dining

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Paterson police seize 16,000 heroin packets -- Three people were arrested in the bust, including a man from Pennsylvania. -- Paterson Press

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Yankees pitchers blast new extra-inning rule -- Putting it mildly, Yankees pitchers are not enamored of the new extra-inning rule for 2020, placing a runner at second base. -- Yankees

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