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Is NJ beating the coronavirus? We’re doing better than most states
New Jersey has been one of the hardest-hit states in the country but also one of the best at controlling the spread and growth of the coronavirus.
Running out of unemployment benefits? NJ providing 20 more weeks
New Jersey is extending unemployment benefits 20 more weeks for people who have exhausted their state and federal benefits.
Bowling alleys, arcades, museums reopen July 2 — gyms can start, too
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced another list of facilities that could open their doors to the public starting July 2.
‘First true steps of our restart’ — Murphy lifts limits on child care
Murphy also announced a return of non-contact youth sports beginning June 22 and youth day cams on July 6.
NJ governor says Memorial Day cookouts with family, neighbors is allowed
Memorial Day weekend this year won't be a total washout.
‘Disgusted & heartbroken:’ Inside NJ nursing home with most COVID-19 deaths
Gov. Phil Murphy is sending the National Guard to assist nursing homes this weekend.
Wawa pays $3M after NJ toddler is severely burned by hot tea water
Wawa has agreed to pay $3 million after a toddler was burned by hot water that spilled out of a tea cup at a Neptune City convenience store in 2018.
MVC offices will stay closed until at least April 26
The closure of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations will continue for another two weeks.
NJ to set rules for who gets life-saving treatment when hospitals run out
Health officials in New York and New Jersey expect a crushing surge of patients in the coming weeks.
NJ orders day care centers to serve only children of essential workers
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order that will limit child daycare centers to only children of essential workers.
NJ shutting indoor shopping centers, malls — Closed hospitals may reopen
The new normal in New Jersey now also means no more shopping at indoor malls, no hanging out at arcades and no family outings at amusement parks.
NJ utilities won’t shut off your power, gas during coronavirus emergency
Utilities and government agencies are making exceptions during the public health state of emergency.