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Minimum Wage Hike Means Maximum Pain, NJ Biz Leaders Claim [AUDIO]

Garden State business leaders warn of very bad things to come if voters approve a ballot question this November that would amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the rate of inflation.

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Governor Chris Christie in studio for May's Ask the Governor
Governor Chris Christie in studio for May's Ask the Governor (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov. Christie on Gay Marriage, Sandy Aid and the Flag [VIDEO]

The June edition of Ask The Governor touched on Gov. Chris Christie's reaction to the United States Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage, a new  $780 million federal grant program that begins in July to assist with Sandy relief and what goes into the decision to fly flags at half-staff.

Here are the video highlights:

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Sand Dunes
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Should Easement Holdouts Be Named Publicly? [AUDIO]

The fate of that 11-mile dune project from the Manasquan Inlet down to the Barnegat Inlet rests in the hands of the property owners refusing to sign the easements.

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Wildwoods Boardwalk
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Wildwood Set to Enact Saggy Pants Ban [POLL/AUDIO]

As the debate over saggy pants continues, the Wildwood City Council is set to pass an ordinance later this evening to ban people from wearing extremely droopy pants on the boardwalk.

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East Dover Intermediate School in Toms River
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Toms River Schools Seek Public Involvement In Super Search [AUDIO]

After losing one superintendent to a very public corruption scandal and another soon to a health crises, officials of New Jersey's fourth largest school district are hoping to involve residents in the selection of a new superintendent.

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Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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Holdouts Not Budging On Easements [AUDIO]

The 11-mile-long oceanfront dune project remains up in the air, thanks to hundreds of holdouts, refusing to sign easements.

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School Bus
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Cameras Would Catch Drivers Who Disregard Bus Stop Signs [AUDIO]

When a school bus pulls off to the side of the road, flashes its lights and a stop sign pops out, most New Jersey drivers obey the law and come to a complete stop, but a small number of motorists ignore the warning, swerve around the bus and continue down the road.

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Cyber-Harassment Could Soon Be a Crime in NJ [AUDIO]

Cyber-harassment could soon be a crime in New Jersey. 

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Sandy Delays Ocean County Budgets [AUDIO]

Normally by now, county and municipal budgets are set. But Superstorm Sandy knocked the pins out of that plan, as many sit, anxiously awaiting the much-needed federal relief money.

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Long Beach Island
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Don’t Expect NJ Beaches To Ever Be Entirely Free [AUDIO]

Starting this summer, a new State Senate task force will be looking at the issue of beach fees in New Jersey.

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President Obama is joined by Governor Christie to tour the Jersey Shore.  (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
President Obama is joined by Governor Christie to tour the Jersey Shore. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
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President Obama Declares Jersey Shore Open After Sandy [VIDEO/AUDIO]

During a visit to the Jersey Shore, President Obama promised to continue to help local residents rebuild after Superstorm Sandy caused an estimated $38 billion in damages at the end of last year.

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Governor Christie Says Nothing Will Stop Dune Build-Up [VIDEO/AUDIO]

Dunes will be built up along the entire 130-mile stretch of the Jersey Shore and you can take that to the bank.

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