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TWO TEENS ARRESTED IN ATLANTIC CITY WITH GUNS

On Friday night two Atlantic City teens were arrested for handgun possession in two separate incidents. Police said 19 year-old Richard Byers was arrested near Michigan and Caspian Avenues with a handgun and hollow point bullets. He was lodged in the Atlantic County Jail on $75,000 bail. Less than two …

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FIRE STRIKES SOMERS POINT APARTMENTS

A fire at the Somers Point Apartments on Sunday evening rekindled early Monday morning. Firefighters from Somers Point and Northfield responded to the fire in the rear of the apartment building at about 8 p.m. on 50 Mays Landing Road.  The blaze was extinguished within one hour and no injuries were …

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UNION CONTRACT AT TAJ MAHAL VOIDED BY JUDGE

On Friday afternoon, Judge Kevin Gross granted a request by Trump Entertainment to terminate it’s union contract with Local 54. The ruling in a Delaware bankruptcy courtroom means that the company might be able to avoid closing it’s casino, provided it also gets state tax relief and economic grants. Union …

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CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES MEET LATINO VOTERS IN A.C.

The 1st district congressional candidates appeared at a Latino forum in Atlantic City Wednesday night. Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo and his challenger democrat Bill Hughes were guests of the Latino Cultural Association at a “meet the candidates night” held at the Nueva Jerusalem Church. Topics discussed included immigration reform, driver’s …

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THE PIER AT CAESARS BOUGHT BY PHILLY INVESTOR

The Press of Atlantic City reports that The Pier at Caesars has been purchased by Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein, who is also looking to build a gaming resort in Center City. The Philadelphia Business Journal quoted the selling price at $2.5 million, but Blatstein would not confirm the selling price being …

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