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CHRISTIE APPEARS ON "THIS WEEK" ON ABC

Gov. Chris Christie got his first Sunday political talk show interview on Sunday when he appeared on ABC’s “This Week.” Christie was called a “rising political star” in the promotion of the interview. He talked about what his win does for other Republicans in typical Democrat states, saying they now …

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OVER 10,000 WITHOUT POWER IN SOUTH JERSEY

The severe thunderstorms from Sunday have continued to leave many in the dark. Atlantic City Electric is reporting as of 4:45 a.m. that over 10,000 customers are without power in the tri-county area. Cumberland County has the largest outages reported, with over 8,000 customers alone reporting power issues. Around 1,200 …

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ATLANTIC CITY COAST GUARD ASSIST IN MARYLAND

The Coast Guard medevaced a 56-year-old woman from aboard a boat 48 miles off the coast of Ocean City Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call at 10 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the boat Virginia reporting the woman is diabetic and did not take her medicine causing her to go …

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MAN MEDAVACED OFF OF CAPE MAY

The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man from aboard an 88-foot boat 50 miles off the coast of Cape May Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call at 7:47 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Eileen Marie, homeported in New Bedford, Mass., reporting the man was accidentally hit by a scallop dredge and …

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COAST GUARD RESCUE MADE IN MANASQUAN

The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man from aboard a dive boat 10 miles off the coast of Manasquan Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call at 9:30 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the Eagle’s Nest, homeported in Jones Beach, N.Y., reporting a passenger was coughing up blood. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard …

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STABILITITY AT GAS PUMP REMAINS

New gas price figures show a one-cent drop in the past week. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that prices in Cape May County are $2.60, which remains three cents over the state average. Gasoline demand has been on the rise nationally, but prices continue to remain virtually unchanged.

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THUNDERSTORM WARNING TILL 7PM; MORE COMING

The wild weather for the Jersey Shore is not over yet.  The National Weather Service says a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for CApe May County will continue until 7:00pm.  One line of strong storms pushed over the northern part of the county before 5:00pm; now, a second line of weather will …

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AC ELECTRIC: THOUSANDS OUT OF POWER AT 5PM

Thousands of customers of Atlantic City Electric are without power late Sunday afternoon thanks to a line of bad weather that moved across South Jersey.  Most of the power outages are in Cumberland County in the Millville/Bridgeton area, west of route 347.  There are some outages reported locally throughout the …

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POWER OUTAGES AS A RESULT OF STORMS

Atlantic City Electric is responding to several weather-related issues Sunday afternoon.  A strong line of thunderstorms rolled through Cape May County around 4:15pm Sunday which knocked out power to thousands of residents.  A transformer fire was reported near 7th Street and Ocean Avenue in Avalon this afternoon.  A severe thunderstorm …

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