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FIRE CAUSES BIG EVACUATIONS IN SOUTH JERSEY

A fire at a high rise apartment complex resulted in mass evacuations early Monday morning.  Flames tore through the first floor of the Cooper River Plaza Apartments in Pennsauken and drove about 350 people out of their apartments.  Firemen brought the blaze under control in a half hour; there were …

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BILL TO CREATE CODE BLUE PROGRAM INTRODUCED

Assembly Democrat Bob Andrzejczak has introduced legislation to provide New Jersey’s homeless and at-risk residents safe haven during severe weather occurrences such as extreme cold, heat or sustained precipitation and wind. The bill requires county emergency management coordinators to establish a Code Blue Program for at-risk individuals who require shelter …

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HEADED SOUTH: GASOLINE PRICES DROP AGAIN

98.7 The Coast Gas Prices

Gas prices are headed down again for the fifth straight week in New Jersey.  The average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey dropped to $2.54 per gallon, which is down three cents from last week.  New Jersey drivers currently pay 19 cents than the national average. …

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