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New Jersey: U.S. state
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by Delaware Bay and the state of Delaware. At 7,354 square miles (19,050 km2), New Jersey is the fifth-smallest state in land area; but with close to 9.3 million residents, it ranks 11th in population and first in population density. The state capital is Trenton, and the most populous city is Newark. With the exception of Warren County, all of the state's 21 counties lie within the combined statistical areas of New York City or Philadelphia.


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$100m stock market scam centred on small New Jersey deli, prosecutors say

$100m stock market scam centred on small new jersey deli, prosecutors say
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New Jersey High School Football Player Dies After Traumatic Head Injury

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Teresa Giudice Will Train in New Jersey and Fly Weekly to L.A. for 'DTWS'

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Gary Busey Says He Did Not Sexually Assault Anyone, Claims Women are Lying

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Fetty Wap Arrested For Alleged FaceTime Death Threats, Has Bond Revoked

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Mom Accuses Chuck E. Cheese of Racial Discrimination Against Black Daughter

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Tony Siragusa Received CPR Before Dying In New Jersey Home, Cops Say

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Race Fans Get In Wild Melee At Track In New Jersey

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Man Impersonates Patriots Player In Scheme To Sell Tom Brady Super Bowl Rings

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Darcy Sears on 'Varsity Blues' 'Memba Her?!

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CEO who went to space with William Shatner killed in plane crash

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'It's all trashed everywhere': Residents of New Jersey community assess the damage after Storm Ida

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Tributes to teenage lifeguard killed by lightning strike which left seven others injured

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Kit De Luca In 'Pretty Woman' 'Memba Her?!

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Out-of-Control Car Launches into Wendy's, Crazy Video

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The US city where police went an entire year without firing a shot

the us city where police went an entire year without firing a shot
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Juelz Santana Denied Trip to Miami by Judge, Feds Say He Failed Drug Test

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