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NJ teens should be working more, not less (Opinion)

We heard the news reports this week about how one of NJ's biggest employers and most generous corporations, Jersey Mike's Subs, is being fined for violating child labor laws. The reported case has them under fire for allowing 14- and 15-year-old's to work more than three hours on a school night.
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NJ weather: Heat surges, then humidity, then thunderstorms

Wow, the last day of June. On Friday, we dive into July — on average, the hottest and wettest month of the year. We are also approaching the big 4th of July holiday weekend forecast, of course. And we're working hard to zero in on when it will rain and (more importantly) when it won't. Saturday still poses the most problems of the weekend, although it won't be a total washout or total loss.

NJ beach weather and waves: Jersey Shore Report for Thu 6/30

AIR QUALITY ALERT in effct for Monmouth & Ocean counties on Thursday. Air may become unhealthy for. sensitive groups such as children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung. diseases and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

NJ State Police wants you if you’ve got the right stuff

The New Jersey State Police is about to launch a new campaign to attract women and men to join their ranks. An online application process begins July 5. “It is the most phenomenally rewarding profession and calling that somebody can enter into. The salary, the benefits, the pension once you retire is also very lucrative,” Superintendent Pat Callahan said.

Fairview, NJ construction worker charged with child sex assault

FAIRVIEW — A borough man is charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and assault for multiple alleged offenses against a child under the age of 16. Those charges were filed Monday against Carlos Perez-Perez, who the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office in a release on Wednesday identified as a construction worker.

Turtle crossing road blamed for NJ three vehicle crash

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Turtles trying to cross Stone Harbor Boulevard are being blamed for causing a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Middle Township police Lt. Tracey Super said that turtles cross the road frequently during this time of the year in order to lay eggs on dry land. He said he's never seen a crash involving turtles get more attention.