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SURVEY: DRIVING HABITS CHANGING WITH HIGHER GAS PRICES

Driving habits are changing with higher prices at the pump. AAA Mid-Atlantic released a survey saying that 84 percent of respondents have already changed their driving habits or lifestyle in some way. Combining trips and errands was the most commonly reported cost-cutting measure with 60 percent of respondents reporting having …

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ANOTHER ARREST MADE IN LOWER TOWNSHIP CAR BURGLARIES

Lower Township Police continue their pursuit against car burglaries. Police there announced the arrest of Kayla E. Albert, 19 year old female who resides on the 400 block of Teal Avenue in the North Cape May section of Lower Township. Police announce that she was charged with 9 counts of …

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SMALL CHILD FOUND DEAD IN SEPTIC TANK

Tragic news out of Ocean County. A two-year-old girl was found dead in a septic tank. Lakewood Police were on a three hour search to find the missing girl. Police are investigating the incident, but say she and her siblings were playing the yard and the death might have been …

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KYRILLOS RAISES BIG BUCKS FROM $250 A PLATE DINNER

A huge fundraiser was held on Monday night in the election bid by Republican state Sen. Joe Kyrillos for U.S. Senate. Gov. Chris Christie among other top Republicans were at a $250 plate dinner PNC Arts Center in Holmdel. Kyrillos is trying to unseat U.S. Senator Robert Menendez. Menendez has …

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EXPERT SAYS ONLINE GAMBLING LEGAL IN NEW JERSEY

Lawmakers in Trenton learned a lesson from a state constitutional law scholar on Monday. John B. Wefing, a law professor at Seton Hall, testified before the AssemblyRegulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee and said that internet gambling is already legal in the state. According to Wefing, current law would permit online …

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LAW EXPERT SAYS LAWMAKERS CAN DECIDE ON INTERNET GAMING

An expert says New Jersey is in good shape to approved Internet gambling. A constitutional law professor at Seton Hall University, testified on Monday that he doesn’t believe lawmakers need the approval of the voters. John Wefing said he believes no constitutional changes need to be made and that lawmakers …

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SURVEY SAYS NJ VOTERS LIKE THE STATE’S FUTURE

According to a new poll released Tuesday morning, a majority of New Jersey voters think the state is heading in the right direction. The Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll surveyed 800 registered voters. For the first time in 10 years, a majority (51 percent) think the Garden State is “headed in the right …

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STOCKTON COLLEGE TO HELP NORTH WILDWOOD MONITOR BEACH

North Wildwood will continue their working relationship with Richard Stockton College. According to the Cape May County Herald, City Council unanimously passed a resolution to award a $96,000 contract to Stockton College for beach monitoring. Councilman Patrick Rosenello said that the city was able to recoup $4 million two years ago for beach replenishment …

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GWTIDA TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN PHILLY

This year Memorial Day weekend will be extra special in the Wildwoods. So special, that The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority will hold a press conference  Tuesday morning in at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Plans for the Celebration of Heroes Festival will be unveiled, an unprecedented three-day …

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ALBANO RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL FOLLOWING A HEART ATTACK

A local assemblyman had a heart attack. Assemblyman Nelson Albano has been brought back from the hospital following a minor heart attack. Albano is even planning on attending a Thursday voting session. Alison Murphy, who is State Senator Jeff Van Drew’s chief of staff, told Coastal Broadcasting Albano had one …

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