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Florida remains on watchdog group’s ‘wat...

Florida is no “hellhole” for corporations and individuals hoping to avoid being targeted by excessive litigation, but it’s not out of the heat yet, according to the latest national report from American Tort Reform Foundation.
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Will indoor dining's return be too little too late to save New Jersey's restaurants?

The predictions get more and more dire with each passing day.In March, the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association predicted that 10%...

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NewAmerican Dream Mall Opening in NJ This Weekend

The largest indoor theme park in North America will open on Oct. 25 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Nickelodeon Universe is part of the first phase of the new American Dream Mall.

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Find Out Where New Jersey Ranked on the 'Best States to Live' List

New Jersey is great for a lot of things, and now it's proven that it's one of the top 10 best states to live in!

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Humpback whale in New York Harbor ready for closeup at Statue of Liberty

A humpback whale ready for its close-up frolicked in front of the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and other iconic sights on Tuesday.

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Congress Fixes Flaws in NYC-Area Coastal Defense Planning

The House has passed an updated Water Resources Development Act that the Senate is expected to approve soon. The bill would address major criticisms of a stalled Army Corps of Engineers study of how to protect New York City from rising seas.

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New Jersey bans indoor sports until January in response to COVID-19 surge

New Jersey is taking additional steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, which continues to surge across the state. Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, all indoor youth, high school and adult sports will be prohibited until at least January.

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Amendment To Change New Jersey Sports Betting Rules Passed By Senate Panel

Legislation that would change the New Jersey constitution to allow betting on Garden State schools or on athletic events taking place in the state passed its first hurdle. The proposed amendment was unanimously passed by a state Senate panel Monday.

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Amtrak Offers Free Travel Companion Fare on Acela and Northeast Regional Trains

For a limited time, Amtrak is offering "buy one, get one free" if you book by September 30!

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Will indoor dining's return be too little too late to save New Jersey's restaurants?

The predictions get more and more dire with each passing day.In March, the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association predicted that 10%...

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8 New Jersey Counties Quarantined for Invasive Spotted Lanternflies

Just when we thought 2020 could not get harder, here come the bugs! According to New Jersey state officials, a Spotted Lanternfly was found in Staten Island, and eight counties are under quarantine suspecting possible infestation.

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VIDEO: Man Handles Shark, Pries Jaws Open, Off the Delaware Coast

Swimmers at the beach in Cape Henlopen State Park Beach in Delaware were treated to quite the show this past weekend. A video (which has since gone viral on social media) shows a man handling a shark in the water, just off the beach.

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Wawa Suspends Self-Service Beverage Options at All Locations

Big changes are coming to the Wawa near you! Self-service of all beverages and bakery items is being suspended at all locations in the midst of COVID-19 precautions.

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Wawa Announced a Major Data Breach That Affects Customers From the Last 10 Months

Convenience store giant Wawa just detected and contained a national data breach that could possibly affect customers using credit or debit cards within the last 10 months.

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NewAmerican Dream Mall Opening in NJ This Weekend

The largest indoor theme park in North America will open on Oct. 25 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Nickelodeon Universe is part of the first phase of the new American Dream Mall.

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RECALL: Taco Bell Seasoned Ground Beef

Taco Bell has voluntarily recalled 2.3 million pounds of seasoned ground beef due to metal shavings being found by a customer. Out of an abundance of caution, all affected stores and the distribution plant have removed 100 percent of the product.

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Colorado High Schools Saw Highest Graduation Rate Since 2010

The reports are in, and we all need something from 2020 to celebrate. A greater percentage of students successfully graduated in 2020.

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Stahl House Is Now a Denver Landmark

On Monday, the Denver City Council voted to designate "Stahl House" as a new landmark in Denver. It marks as Denver's 351st local landmark.

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Health Department Maintains Confidential COVID-19 Immunization Database in Colorado

The State of Colorado is keeping track of every resident who has received the COVID-19 vaccine. The information is quickly becoming a confidential database maintained by the state health department. So far, 183,000 Coloradans have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Emaciated Bear Cub With Injured Paws on the Path to Healing

Malnourished young bear was first spotted trying to feed from bird feeders in the Durango area. It's unclear if the cub was abandoned by its mother.

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Metro to Close 13 Stations, Reduce Hours for Inauguration Week

Metro stations close and Metrobus schedules will be impacted by security protocols in the nation's capital.

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Trashing the Tree: How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree In and Around Baltimore

Now that the holidays are over, how do you get rid of that Christmas tree? If you live in or around the Baltimore area, here are your avenues for getting rid of that old tree.

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Storm Knocks Out Power For Hours Across Western Washington

A powerful storm, packed with wind gusts topping 70 mph in some areas, moved across Western Washington early Wednesday, leaving hundreds of thousands without power Wednesday and a few major roads closed into the evening hours.

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A Drive-Thru Vaccination Site Could Open Later This Month in Denver

In an effort to effectively distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, the state is looking for creative ways to get the vaccine out to more people quickly.

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Airbnb Cancels Reservations in the DC Area During the Inauguration

The company is canceling existing reservations and blocking new ones as the city braces for potential violence during Inauguration week.

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George Paton Named New Broncos' General Manager

It's official. George Paton, former Assistant General Manager for the Vikings, has agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos to become the team's new general manager.

Sports
Salud! Alcohol-to-go is closer to becoming Texas law

In the middle of a pandemic and tense transition of presidential power, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made a promise to keep to-go sales of alcohol in the state during his opening remarks to the house on Tuesday,

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Heavy police presence at Texas Capitol as lawmakers return

The start Tuesday of a new legislative session in Texas was guarded by an extraordinary show of state police and National Guard members, following the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week and new FBI warnings of armed protests nationwide ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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