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SMALL POWER OUTAGE REPORTED IN SOUTH JERSEY

Atlantic City Electric officials are working on a power outage in Atlantic and Cape May counties. As of 2:08 p.m. 860 customers in Cape May County remain without power. In Atlantic County, 909 customers are without power. The power outage is being reported due to gusty winds in the area.

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NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION NETS THREE ARRESTS

County Prosecutor Robert Taylor and Chief Steven Long, of the Wildwood Police Department, announced the conclusion of a two-month long narcotics investigation initiated by the Prosecutor’s Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force. On Wed., Oct. 13, 2010, the county’s Regional SWAT Team, Prosecutor’s Office, Wildwood Police Department and County Sheriff’s …

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MAN CAN’T STEAL CAR, HAS IT TOWED

An attempt to steal a vehicle was unsuccessful, so an Irvington man had the vehicle towed instead. Police in Hillside arrested Oneil N. Swaby for the theft of a blue 1998 Acura Integra on Wednesday. The two truck driver is not believed to be in on the scam. Swaby posed as the vehicle’s …

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MAN CAN'T STEAL CAR, HAS IT TOWED

An attempt to steal a vehicle was unsuccessful, so an Irvington man had the vehicle towed instead. Police in Hillside arrested Oneil N. Swaby for the theft of a blue 1998 Acura Integra on Wednesday. The two truck driver is not believed to be in on the scam. Swaby posed as the vehicle’s …

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LAWMAKERS TRIES TO GET MARIJUANA RULES CHANGED

The senator that proposed medical marijuana legislation wants to repeal the rules. Sen. Nicholas Scutari said the rules are too restrictive and don’t allow all of the necessary people the right to access the drug. Scatari plans on introducing a bill that would repeal the rules placed by Gov. Chris …

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LAUTENBERG HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON ARC TUNNEL

The ARC Tunnel project continues to garner news as United States Senator Frank Lautenberg held a press conference on Thursday. Lautenberg said that commute times were be shortened into New York City with this tunnel, based on a study. Gov. Chris Christie has one week left to decide what to do …

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BILL TO ALLOW MILITARY TO VOTE ONLINE OVERSEAS PASSES SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to create a program allowing military personnel to vote online in certain elections while abroad was approved by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee. The bill (S-2247) would create a pilot project to allow Internet voting by military personnel …

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BILL TO PROMOTE STATE WINERIES PASSES PANEL

Legislation Assembly members Nelson Albano, Matt Milam, Celeste Riley and Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson sponsored to promote agricultural tourism and wineries in New Jersey was released Thursday by an Assembly panel. One bill (A-812) sponsored by the four members would establish a statewide motorist sign system that would be easily …

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MILAM ANNOUNCES TOURISM HEARING IN MORRIS COUNTY

Assembly Tourism and Arts Chairman Matthew W. Milam on Thursday announced the committee will visit Morris County on Tuesday hear testimony on the importance and benefits of tourism, the arts and historic preservation to New Jersey. The hearing will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Field …

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