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VOTING OPENS FOR 2012 STATE HALL OF FAME

The state’s Hall of Fame has released its nominees for the 2012 class. Some of the highlight names include the E Street Band, Bill Parcells, and Christopher Reeve. The amount of nominees has been expanded to include 50 names. Voting will take place at NJHallofFame.org until the end of the year. …

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AMMUNITION HELD UP FIREFIGHTING IN AVALON

A fire took place in a garage in Avalon. Police there say that there was ammunition in the garage, which slowed the process of putting out the smoke and flames. The incident took place on the 300 block of 72nd Street. According to police, there were no injuries in that …

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CHRISTIE THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND ROMNEY

Mitt Romney has a big supporter in his corner. Gov. Chris Christie announced on Tuesday that he was endorsing the GOP Presidential hopeful. Romney ran in 2008, but did not make it through the primary process. Christie announced just last week that he wasn’t going to run for President. Christie’s …

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GRADUATION CEREMONIES HELD FOR ATLANTIC COUNTY POLICE

The Atlantic County Police Training Center will hold graduation ceremonies for 17 members of class #21 who recently completed the 11-week basic course for correction officers. Graduation will take place on Friday, October 21 at 3 PM at the Fernwood Avenue Middle School,4034 Fernwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. The graduating …

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DISASTER CENTER TO CLOSE IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

Cape May County Director of Emergency Management Frank McCall reminded residents that the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center will close in Cape May County at the end of the day on Wednesday, October 12th.  The Center has been open in Cape May County to provide assistance to those who suffered damage …

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL HELD FOR SLAIN WOODBINE MAN

Monday night hundreds of people from Cumberland and Cape May counties gathered for a candlelight vigil for Woodbine resident Khalil Wallace, whose body was found Thursday in a quarry lake just 15 miles from his home. Wallace, 19 was a stand-out football player at Millville High School. Two men from …

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RAIN EXPECTED TO RETURN TUESDAY NIGHT

South Jersey got a break, but it didn’t last too long. Rain is coming back to the area and should begin on Tuesday night. Forecasters say a mix of showers and heavy rain will last from Tuesday night to Thursday. The Jersey Cape made out great this past week with …

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NEW JERSEY LOTTERY REPORTS GROWTH IN SALES

The state announced that audited returns show the New Jersey Lottery generated a record $2.63 billion in sales in Fiscal Year 2011 while delivering over $930 million in aid to education and institutions. These figures exceeded the Lottery’s sales in Fiscal Year 2010 and marked the fourth consecutive year its …

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