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LOWER TOWNSHIP LIKELY TO HAVE NO DEBATE

A debate in the 1st Ward will likely go on without Councilman Tom Conrad. The Lower Township Taxpayer’s Association debate will include its former president, and Conrad does not want to take part. The former president of the organization, Janet Pitts, is running in the race, along with Independent Joesph …

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HALLADAY THROWS NO-HITTER, PHILLIES WIN GAME ONE

What a start to the Philadelphia Phillies playoff run. Pitcher Roy Halladay threw a no-hitter to defeat the Cincinnati Reds. The final score was 4-0. Halladay becomes the first pitcher since Don Larson in 1956, who threw a perfect game, to throw a no-hitter. The win puts the Phils up …

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CABRERA: BOROUGH HALL SHOULD BE OPEN SATURDAYS IN SUMMER

One Wildwood Crest commissioner has suggested opening borough hall on Saturdays during the summer. Don Cabrera made the suggestion during a commission meeting on Wednesday. Cabrera noted the number of second home owners who come down on weekends and may need government services. An ordinance would need to be reviewed …

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BORGATA BUILDING POWER PLANT TO POWER CASINO

A new power plant is going to be built to power the Borgata Casino and the Water Club. The Press of Atlantic City is reporting that the Borgata has some issues losing heat and hot water during the winter storms in Feb. This new plant will help fix the issues …

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OBAMA RAISES $1.5 MILLION FOR DEMOCRATS IN NEW JERSEY

A large fundraiser was held in New Jersey on Wednesday and President Barack Obama helped raise a lot of money for the Democratic National Committee. Figures released say that $1.5 million was raised during a dinner in Cresskill. About 50 people or so attended the dinner and paid the $30,400 …

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STATE RELEASES INFORMATION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISTRIBUTION

People looking to get their hands on medical marijuana can start applying for it next month. The state has said it likely won’t be in anyone’s hands before the summer, but applications will soon be taken for the drug. A website has been set up, www.nj.gov/health/med_marijuana.shtml, to discuss what conditions …

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SCHUNDLER TO TESTIFY IN SENATE ON "RACE TO TOP"

Former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler is going to testify during a Senate hearing on the state’s failed “Race to the Top” application today. Democratic lawmakers want to find out where the mistake was made and how was it allowed to happen. A costly error was made to one of the …

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SCHUNDLER TO TESTIFY IN SENATE ON “RACE TO TOP”

Former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler is going to testify during a Senate hearing on the state’s failed “Race to the Top” application today. Democratic lawmakers want to find out where the mistake was made and how was it allowed to happen. A costly error was made to one of the …

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NJSIAA TRIES TO SAVE ITSELF, VOWS REFORMS

The New Jersey Sports Interscholastic Athletic Association adopted 10 reforms on Wednesday, as it tried to avoid dissolution. A state investigation recently found the organization had poor financial oversight and wasteful spending. Legislation had been introduced in the legislature to end the NJSIAA and move its powers under the New …

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