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The beach in Bradley Beach
The beach in Bradley Beach (Bud McCormick)
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UPDATE: Two Shore beaches under advisory, one closed

The likely culprit is Monday's heavy rain that picked up bacteria.

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Rich McCleary (c.)
Photo courtesy of Rich McCleary
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Once 135 lbs. Overweight, Jersey Shore Man Raises Money with 100-mile Run

Nearly a decade ago, Rich McCleary's heart suddenly stopped. He's since made a decision to change his lifestyle, and is now running a long, long way for charity.

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Young cheerleader
Matthew Hodges
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These South Jersey High School Cheerleading Squads Were Voted Best in State

Teamwork, school spirit and athleticism are all winning traits when it comes to cheerleading squads. Let's not forget the endless competitions that many teams travel to around the country!

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bunch balloons
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Mylar Balloons Ending Up in Barnegat Bay and Ocean

Next time you have a birthday or graduation party, be mindful of the balloons you use and how you dispose of them. Mylar balloons posing a threat to aquatic ecosystem.

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NJ Doughnut Trail Jersey donut shops
The NJ Doughnut Trail 2017: a map of Jersey donut shops (Erin Vogt, Townsquare Media)
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NJ Doughnut Trail 2017 — A map of Jersey doughnut shops

Long after National Doughnut Day, these New Jersey shops will be churning out tasty creations. Here's a map leading you to the best places in the state to dig into some doughnuts.

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Hydrus at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights. (Casino Pier via YouTube)
Hydrus at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights. (Casino Pier via YouTube)
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WATCH: New Roller Coaster Open at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights

The Hydrus has a 72-foot vertical lift and 97-degree drops.

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Ortley Beach post-storm dune
Ortley Beach dunes barely survived a weekend blizzard in January 2016. (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Ocean County is Weeks Away from Long-Awaited Dune Project

Considered to be one of the most vulnerable stretches along New Jersey's coastline, Ortley Beach will be the first spot in northern Ocean County to benefit from a beach replenishment project that local officials have been waiting on since the shore was slammed by Superstorm Sandy.

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Artemio Gayton - Photo: New Jersey State Police
Artemio Gayton - Photo: New Jersey State Police
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Ocean County Man Arrested; $1 Million Worth of Heroin Seized

Thanks to hard work from the State Police, Manchester Township Police Department, and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, $1 million worth of heroin has been taken off the streets.

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Petition Started to Extend Seasonal Liquor License for St. Paddy’s Day

An online petition has started for Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation extending the seasonal liquor license by two months. So far, it's close to 1,000 signatures.

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Missing Lakewood Teen’s Death Ruled a Homicide

The 18-year-old was reported missing when his mother found his car unoccupied at Lake Shenandoah Park.

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Virginia DeBerri (NJ State Police)
Virginia DeBerri (NJ State Police)
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NJ Woman Gave Herself a Million-Dollar Raise, Cops Say

Virginia DeBerri, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft.

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Hands of homeless with a paper cup
KatarzynaBialasiewicz
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Ocean County program has saved 100 people from homelessness

Two mental health service agencies are responsible for running local chapters of a vital federal program. The initiative is called PATH, or Progressive Assistance to Transition from Homelessness.

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