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Division of Consumer Affairs institutes ...

N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced actions against a dozen merchants for consumer protection violations related to COVID-19, with
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Once near death, rescued sea turtles sent back to the ocean

The last time she felt the ocean waves swirling around her, Tabitha was near death. She was tossed about in the surf in Cape May, weakened by pneumonia, severe anemia, and an intestinal blockage. She also was laden with parasites and covered with 15 pounds (7 kilograms) of barnacles,

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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!

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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PHOTO: Virginia Girl in Wheelchair Finds Inspiration in Ulta Ad

A picture of a 4-year-old girl went viral after she discovered a local Ulta Beauty ad of a model in a wheelchair.

Baby Shark Becomes Feast for NJ Shore Bird

Everyone knows seagulls will eat anything. But a baby shark? Watch the amazing video a New Jersey local captured this week!

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Wegmans and DoorDash Are About to Change Your Life With 'Meals 2Go'

Get ready to have all the goodness of Wegmans delivered by DoorDash through the new Meals 2Go app.

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New Study Suggests 'Staring Down' Pesky Seagulls When They Try to Steal Your Food

Staring at seagulls apparently delays their meal theft by an average of 21 seconds.

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Telluride Repurposing Gondolas as Dining Cars for the Winter

Telluride, Colorado, is repurposing gondolas as dining cars bringing new meaning to "outdoor dining." And it's just as spectacular as you'd think.

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Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree at Golden Gate Canyon State Park (With a Catch!)

Golden Gate Canyon State Park in Colorado is offering to help make things easier this holiday season and give folks a chance to cut down their own Christmas tree.

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4-Acre Spiderweb Housed 107 Million Spiders in Maryland

A terrifying behemoth of web and legs was found in a Maryland factory in 2009.

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WWII Veteran From Maryland Goes Skydiving at 102, Checks It Off Bucket List

This is what we call a "leap" of faith! At 102 years old, WWII veteran Vivian Millie Bailey had the thrill of a lifetime when she jumped out of a plane last Sunday.

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Colorado Wildfires: East Troublesome Fire Grows 100,000 Acres in One Day

The East Troublesome Fire has ravaged the surrounding Grand County area in Colorado, growing more than 100,000 acres in a mere 24 hours.

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Name Change Proposed for Colorado's Gore Range

The Summit County Board of Commissioners submitted a request for the name to be changed.

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Record Number of Flu Vaccines in Colorado This Year

There are a lot of people in Colorado getting flu (Influenza) vaccines this year, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).

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Mask Mandate Extended By Tri-County Health for Duration of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Tri-County Health Department recently announced that the mask mandate for the three counties it oversees—Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas Counties—has been extended indefinitely.

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VIDEO: A Car Belonging to CO Senate Candidate's Daughter Was Torched; Reward Offered for Info

A car belonging to the daughter of Colorado State Senate candidate Lynn Gerber was torched in late August. Now a $3,000 reward is being offered by an anonymous donor for the apprehension and conviction of the person responsible.

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Colorado Business Owner Posts Photo of Himself Pooping in Maroon Lake

David Lesh posted a photo to Instagram on Wednesday, October 21, which appears to show him pooping in Maroon Lake near Aspen.

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Governor Hogan Announces Maryland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Maryland’s draft plan was submitted to the CDC and has frontline first responders, healthcare workers, and nursing home residents and employees to be the first to receive the vaccine.

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VIDEO: Family Records 'Traumatic' Evacuations Through CalWood Fire in Boulder County

As many residents in the area evacuate to one of the two check-in points in the area, one family decided to share their experience as they escaped from the CalWood Fire near their home.

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