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Chasing New Jersey, July 11, 2013

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Chasers look into how the only New Jersey Medical Marijuana facility has run out of weed forcing people to turn to the streets to get their "medicine". Next, 2 New Jersey zoos are being accused of possible bird abuse, one Chaser makes a visit to see what is going on. Then, there is a mystery superhero on the streets of Hudson county encouraging healthy living and offering workouts. Now, Amazon has opened a new distribution center in the Garden State which will bring new jobs to New Jersey.  And, don't get caught in the rain, the town of Cresskill, New Jersey has installed lightning detectors in some of their open fields that can result in a $1,000 fine for people who don't seek shelter during a lightning storm. And look for the first New Jersey Shake Shack to open in Paramus this fall!

Next, the Chaser's look into New Jersey's controversial gun laws and discuss the 15 Democratic gun bills awaiting Governor Christie's decision. Then, the Garden State Stew cooks up some of this week's hottest headlines hitting TV, newspapers and the Internet.

Then, check out this WTH? Segment where a fight breaks out during a gay pride celebration spiking a lot of controversy. And don't miss what's happening tomorrow on Chasing New Jersey!

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    A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use a fully automatic Uzi. Charles Vacca, 39, was standing next to the girl at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range when she pulled the trigger and the recoil sent the gun over her head, investigators said.
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  • Mayor: NYC will learn from 2004 RNC 'mistakes'

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    Brooklyn's final pitch to hold the 2016 Democratic national convention was centered on New York City's robust mass transit system -- and a pledge to learn "from the mistakes" from the last time the city hosted a presidential convention. The Republicans gathered in New York in 2004 to re-nominate President George W. Bush, choosing to meet in deep-blue Manhattan less than three years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
    Brooklyn's final pitch to hold the 2016 Democratic national convention was centered on New York City's robust mass transit system -- and a pledge to learn "from the mistakes" from the last time the city hosted a presidential convention. The Republicans gathered in New York in 2004 to re-nominate President George W. Bush, choosing to meet in deep-blue Manhattan less than three years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
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    One of New York City's police unions says it is opposed to the city's bid for Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying that crime is on the rise and criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's public safety policies.The Sergeants Benevolent Association, which has 13,000 members, says the city was "lurching backwards to the bad old days of high crime."
    One of New York City's police unions says it is opposed to the city's bid for Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying that crime is on the rise and criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's public safety policies.The Sergeants Benevolent Association, which has 13,000 members, says the city was "lurching backwards to the bad old days of high crime."
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