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CHAMPS! MIDDLE TOWNSHIP GIRLS WIN SOUTH JERSEY TITLE

The Middle Township girls’ basketball team won the South Jersey Group II championship on Tuesday night.  The Lady Panthers went on a couple of long runs in the second half and dominated Delran, winning the championship game, 49-39.  Middle Township was the second seeded team in South Jersey and now …

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BEACH FILL COMING TO CLOSE IN AVALON

A beach fill project in Avalon will be all complete this week. Public Information Officer Scott Wahl spoke with Coastal Broadcasting and said that the back passing project is in the clean up and raking phase this week. The work had to be completed by the middle of the month …

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SUPREME COURT JUSTICE LONG STEPS DOWN

A seat has opened up on the state Supreme Court. Supreme Court Justice Virginia Long recently turned 70 and stepped down from her position, as required by law. Two nominees have been submitted Gov. Chris Christie to fill vacancies on the Supreme Court. She was only the third women ever …

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CHRISTIE TO ESTABLISH TASK FORCE ON SCHOOL AID FRAUD

A new task force will try and keep fraud out of school spending. Gov. Chris Christie announced the task force saying that the state needs to find out where they can do a better job and what changes needed to be made. Christie cited an auditor’s report, which suggested fraud …

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LOWER COPS: ONE DEAD IN APARTMENT FIRE

The investigation continues into a fire this morning at the Channel Apartments that took one life.  Lower Township Police confirmed this afternoon that one person died in the fire; they have not released a gender, age, or identity of the decesased.  Fire officials from three Lower Township fire departments responded …

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MEGA MILLIONS UP ABOVE $125 MILLION JACKPOT

How would you like $127 million? Well if you buy a Mega Millions ticket before Tuesday night you will have a chance to take home the big prize. The lottery hasn’t sold a winning ticket since Jan. 24. The Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery, of which New Jersey participates.

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY POSTED IN NORTHFIELD

A stop and go/ lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect on Shore Road in Northfield through Tuesday. The area effected will be between Hemsley Road and Golfview Drive, 8 AM to 5 PM, for utility work by the South Jersey Gas Company. Traffic directors will be on site. …

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