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Anti-Drug Campaign Alerts Parents to Dangerously High Heroin Purity

STATE – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced the release of a multi-media public service campaign alerting parents in New Jersey about the rising purity and dangers of heroin. The campaign “Everything’s Gone Up Since the 70s” was…

Squabble Over School Aid

TRENTON – Two Middlesex County Democrats criticized Gov. Chris Christie for slashing school aid from the budget passed by the Legislature last month, while the governor touted his more modest funding increases.

Avenel Woman Sentenced To Prison For Stealing From Employer

NEW BRUNSWICK — A former accounts receivable clerk has been sentenced to serve five years in a New Jersey state prison for stealing more than $300,000 from her employer over a three-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Tuesday.

Excessive Heat Forecast For Today – Temps Could Feel Like 100°

WEST TRENTON – Temperatures and heat indexes are estimated to hit in the upper 90s, and possibly even reach 100 degrees or higher. Children, older adults, people with disabilities and pets are most at risk during excessive temperatures.

IRS Warns Of Tax Scam

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers to guard against being misled by unscrupulous individuals trying to persuade them to file false claims for tax credits or rebates.