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TWO LOCAL COMMUNITIES CONSIDER ELECTION DATE SWITCH

Local communities are considering a move to November elections. Wildwood voters approved a non-binding ballot question asking them if they would move their election date to November. Ocean City is also considering the move. The issue was discussed during a city council meeting on Thursday. The plan would allow towns …

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OUTLETS IN ATLANTIC CITY REPORTEDLY SOLD

A major shopping development in Atlantic City has reportedly been sold. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Tanger Factory Outlet Center has contracted to buy The Walk. The Walk is currently owned by the Cordish Company. Reports say the deal is expected to be finalized over the summer. It …

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DEMARZO: WE WILL BE WATCHING IN WILDWOOD

The man who was recalled 18 months ago is taking back over in Wildwood next week. One of the men he beat in the election now says another recall could happen. Mayor Gary DeMarzo told Coastal Broadcasting that if financial responsibility is not used by the incoming administration, then another …

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INMATE VISITATION GOES DIGITAL

Internet visitation is up and running at the Cape May County Jail. A media event was held on Thursday to show off the new technology. Families can now talk with inmates without leaving their home. The technology being used is the only one that allows visits to take place from …

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BOEING GETS CONTRACT EXPENSION AT MILLVILLE AIRPORT

A major contract was award to Boeing for continuing work at the Millville Airport. Boeing was awarded a $23.7 million contract to continue Initial Production Fielding Support modifications on Chinook helicopters at the Boeing Millville Modification Center. Since February 2010, modifications to 35 Chinook aircraft have been occurring at the …

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MEMO TO NJ SCHOOLS: SPEND THE MONEY NOW

The Press of Atlantic City Reports that New Jersey school districts must spend over $200 million in federal stimulus money by September, or else the money goes back to Washington. More than one third of New Jersey’s funding under the federal stimulus package has not yet been spent. Acting Education …

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ROAD WORK ON BAYSHORE MOVING AT QUICK PACE

Most of the road reconstruction on Bayshore Rd. should be complete by Memorial Day. Cape May County Engineer Dale Foster tells Coastal Broadcasting that road work there is progressing well. A majority of the work will be done by the Memorial Day weekend and some final pieces will be taken …

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SEA ISLE MAYOR PROMISES ZERO INCREASE IN 2012

The reelected mayor of Sea Isle City is expected back-to-back years of having a zero tax increase. Len Desiderio told Coastal Broadcasting that he is projecting a zero increase in 2012, to go along with the flat budget numbers from this year. Desiderio was reelected to his post on Tuesday …

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SCHOOL BUDGET PASSED IN WILDWOOD CREST

A school budget in Wildwood Crest has been approved at the same funding levels that it was defeated at. Wildwood Crest voters turned back the school funding levels. Borough Commission is keeping the budget at just over $6 million, but said some money should be shifted to help fix the …

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LOBIONDO WILL SEE PHOTOS OF A DEAD BIN LADEN

Congressman Frank LoBiondo is one of a few select people who will view the pictures of a dead Osama Bin Laden. The AP reports that LoBiondo is one of the members of the Senate Intelligence and Armed Services committee that will be able to see the secure photos. The pictures …

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