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Two Jersey Shore High Schools Ranked Among Top 10 in United States

A ranking of the 500 best high schools in the United States for 2015 has New Jersey well-represented, with six schools in the top 10 -- two right here at the Jersey Shore!

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How does your company’s parental leave stack up?

When you're expecting a child, your private employer can actually be as generous as they'd like with the parental leave they offer, paid or unpaid. In most cases, though, they stick to the book.

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Kids get too much homework, study says

As New Jersey kids get ready to return to school in a few weeks, a new study confirms what many parents already know - their children are getting too much homework.

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What went wrong for Chris Christie in Iowa?

Just 1 percent of likely Iowa GOP primary voters who participated in a July 20 Monmouth University poll said Gov. Chris Christie was their first choice for president. Only 2 percent named him as their second choice. The poll's director said it seemed as though Christie has given up on Iowa.

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Over half of Americans losing sleep over financial worries, says study

Are your financial obligations keeping you up at night?

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NJ Governor Chris Christie Speaks At A Startup Accelerator In Iowa
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leaves a campaign event on June 12, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Political pundits – It’s critical for Christie to be in first debate

As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues to struggle in the latest round of presidential polls, three local political pundits said it's imperative for him to have a place in next month's upcoming debate to be considered a serious contender for the White House.

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Tips for parents looking for babysitters this summer. (Dennis Tokarzewski, ThinkStock)
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What parents should know when choosing a babysitter

School may be out for the summer, but many parents in New Jersey and across the country do not have the luxury of taking a couple months off while their children are home. While some send their youngsters to summer camp, others opt for a babysitter. However, finding a good, responsible person to look after your children is not always easy.

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Study – Cell phone notifications may be a dangerous distraction

We have all heard a lot about distracted driving. But a new study suggests our brain may be distracted from a task by a sound or a vibration, even if we try to ignore it.  

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‘Sun art’ dangerous trend, say dermatologists

A new body art trend has doctors sounding the alarm.

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A new study finds that daughters of working moms end up earning more money in their careers. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
A new study finds that daughters of working moms end up earning more money in their careers. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
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Children benefit when moms work, study finds

A new study finds the daughters of working moms earn more money in their careers and have more leadership positions when they grow up than daughters of stay-at-home moms.

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Step 1: Land a job; Step 2: Find a new one

Job satisfaction is not so common in the United States if new research from Indeed Inc. is any indication.

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Job hunting – 5 things to look out for

If you're on the hunt for employment, any interview or job offer is considered a blessing. But if you're too focused on just landing a job, you may be missing some easy-to-spot red flags that indicate the position or company is not at all what you wanted or expected.

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