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Welcome to summer – hot, stormy weather to start the week

Summer officially began Sunday afternoon, and some real summerlike weather with 90+ degree temperatures will greet New Jersey early this week.

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Lifeguard staffing levels appear good at Jersey shore

As another summer brings another flock of tourists to Jersey beaches, the ever- present lifeguards are back to business again this year.

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Millionaire’s tax hike – Take five

A millionaire's tax increase is likely to be included in the budget proposal expected to be introduced on Monday by Democratic leaders in the New Jersey Legislature.

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How can NJ parents avoid the ‘summer slide?’

As schools across New Jersey finish up the last week of classes before summer recess, experts are warning parents to keep their children engaged in reading, math and other academic activities in an effort to prevent the so-called "summer slide."

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Flood Watch for Sunday – remnants of Bill to bring heavy rain

Widespread 1 to 2 inch rain totals are expected into today, with higher amounts and flooding also possible.

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Plaque marking the location of a time capsule buried at Middletown's Anniversary Plaza
Plaque marking the location of a time capsule buried at Middletown's Anniversary Plaza (Middletown Township)
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Middletown Dedicates Anniversary Plaza

Middletown leaders held a dedication ceremony at Anniversary Plaza on Friday to officially mark the spot where a time capsule was buried last year.

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June 2015 was the fourth wettest on record. (Zoia Kostina/ThinkStock)
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Wet and cloudy Thursday, warm and humid Friday

Showers are expected in New Jersey for both Thursday morning and afternoon, as clouds limit high temperatures to the 70s.

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How can Atlantic City Reinvent itself?
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Could Atlantic City become a major retail hub?

Could Atlantic City eventually become the retail outlet capital of the East Coast?

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A beautiful sunrise and lower humidity levels will greet New Jerseyans this morning.  (Dan Zarrow, Townsquare Media)
A beautiful sunrise and lower humidity levels will greet New Jerseyans this morning. (Dan Zarrow, Townsquare Media)
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Sunshine returns, along with warm temperatures and lower humidity

New Jersey will enjoy a temporary respite from the humidity and unsettled skies on Wednesday, with mostly sunny skies and highs near 80°.

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A proposed bill would strengthen gun laws in NJ to protect domestic violence victims from gun violence. (JOHN GOMEZ, ThinkStock)
A proposed bill would strengthen gun laws in NJ to protect domestic violence victims from gun violence. (JOHN GOMEZ, ThinkStock)
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Bill would create domestic violence registry in NJ

Modeled after Megan's Law, there is a push to create a publicly accessible online registry for people convicted of serious domestic violence.

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Police respond to a shooting on Sewell Avenue in Asbury Park
Police respond to a shooting on Sewell Avenue in Asbury Park (Photo by by Joseph Sapia of The Coaster)
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Neptune officer taken into custody following shooting

UPDATE: Sources confirm that Neptune Township Police Sgt. Phil Seidle shot and killed his divorced wife moments before threatening to take his own life.  Seidle eventually surrendered following the incident which took place around 11:30AM in Asbury Park.

Seidle is currently in custody, but charges have not been made public.

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Police have arrested an off-duty Neptune Township police officer after he allegedly shot his estranged wife on an Asbury Park Street Tuesday morning, according to a report on NJ.com.

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A rainy morning in Toms River
A rainy morning in Toms River (Lou Russo, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Thunderstorm threat lingers across New Jersey on Monday

Another round of thunderstorms has formed in North Jersey as the threat of strong thunderstorms lingers through much of the week.

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