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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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JERUSALEM (AP) - Mourners have buried a religious school student from Lakewood who disappeared while hiking on the outskirts of Jerusalem. Friday's funeral in Israel came after authorities determined Aharon Sofer was not the victim of foul play or a militant attack. Israeli media speculated that he had fallen or died of dehydration.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company. The Showboat is shutting down Sunday afternoon after 27 years on the Boardwalk.

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Power has been completely restored to customers who lost power due to a fire in Wildwood this morning. A spokesman for Atlantic City Electric said that about 1,800 people were without power as a result of a late morning fire. The electric company proactively cut power during the peak of the fire at the request of the fire department.

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey State Police has gained 149 new state troopers. The 154th State Police recruit class graduated during ceremonies in Toms River today. The State Police say approximately one-third of the graduates are minorities and 21 percent have military experience.

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