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Interactive Map: State’s Most Flood-Prone Areas Scattered Throughout NJ

Scott Gurian and Colleen O'Dea | April 11, 2014 | Maps, Map of the Week

Damage claims were filed most frequently by residents of a town that’s nowhere near the storm-battered Jersey Shore

March 28, 2014
Fifteen people were killed over a 3-year period along Route 130, which also runs through Middlesex and Camden
March 24, 2014
Largest number of enrollees via Obamacare and NJ Family Care projected to be in Essex County
March 21, 2014
Italian, Irish and German heritages account for over 40% of population, 20% are Hispanic or Asian, while 40% list background as ‘other’
March 14, 2014
As trend continues, more than one-half of NJ residents and more than two-thirds in 20-34 age bracket are not married
February 21, 2014
Hundreds of properties damaged by Sandy also in line for possible acquisition by state
February 14, 2014
Percentage of babies delivered by cesarean – nearly 40 percent -- trails only Louisiana
February 7, 2014
State agency has given homeowners only $25 million out of $600 million as reimbursements for storm-damage repairs
January 31, 2014
Nearly half -- almost 200,000 statewide -- took at least one class, mostly in visual arts and music
January 29, 2014
NJ education officials release comparative test scores and graduation rates, as well as data putting statistics in broader context
January 24, 2014
Immigration reform bills could help strengthen role as 'gateway state,' enable undocumented to contribute more to economy
January 17, 2014
Most are in session for 7 hours and 6 minutes, 180 days; Gov. Christie wants to extend time spent in class
January 10, 2014
Rates are highest in cities, among Hispanic residents and for families with five or more children
December 20, 2013
While NJ ranks as second-richest state in nation, gap in household incomes is wide and deep
December 13, 2013
Salary gap narrows nationwide but males are still paid substantially more than females
November 1, 2013
More than three-quarters of claims have been paid, with some $1 billion going to Essex and Ocean counties
October 18, 2013
More than $75M fuels campaigns for state Legislature and governor, two ballot questions
October 11, 2013
Two U.S. senators spent over $6 million last year; 13 members of House ran up $15 million tab
October 4, 2013
Providing meals after start of day proves effective in increasing participation by students from low-income families
September 20, 2013
Decline of nearly 17 percent since 2008 has seen statewide median value drop from $377,000 to $312,000
September 13, 2013
Incidents of suicide rise slightly in state, climb rapidly in nation; New Jersey focuses prevention efforts on youths
September 6, 2013
Outcome of contests for state Senate and Assembly certain to have big impact on agenda of state’s next governor.
August 16, 2013
But key to statewide victory rests with unaffiliated voters who make up nearly half of electorate.
August 14, 2013
Booker takes at least 50 percent of votes in all but three counties, Lonegan carries the day among GOP voters statewide
August 9, 2013
Certificates of occupancy up 25 percent for nonresidential development, more than 7 percent for housing
August 2, 2013
Cases of the disease on the rise as baby boomers move into their senior years.
July 26, 2013
Less than 40 percent of disabled New Jersey adults have found work, but that's still better than statistics for country as a whole
July 19, 2013
Steamy and sticky July continues recent weather trend in NJ.
June 28, 2013
Even with more than 75,000 vouchers available in New Jersey, demand far outstrips supply.
June 14, 2013
Readmission rates have been dropping steadily, but links between rates and demographics could make it tough to make big strides
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