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MIDDLE POLICE: RUNAWAY FOUND IN ATLANTIC CITY

A runaway teen has been found. Middle Township Police say that 17-year-old Jessica Coyle was reported to be safe when discovered in Atlantic City. Police say they believed she ran off with a man she met on the Internet. No other information has been made available.

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FREE SALTWATER FISHING REGISTRY CREATED IN NEW JERSEY

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to create a free state registry for saltwater recreational fishing and prevent residents from having to pay a $15 federal fishing fee was signed into law today by Governor Chris Christie. “This law will send a clear message to our residents and to …

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LARE: STATE AID REMAINING FLAT

Local communities should be happy with at least one aspect of the governor’s budget address, state aid looks like it will remain flat from year-to-year. Lower Township Deputy Mayor Kevin Lare tells Coastal Broadcasting that he was on a conference call with the governor’s office and all state aid is …

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MAN PAYS UP ON BET, GETS CAUGHT SHOPLIFTING

A man had to pay off a bet by not paying for items from a Walmart. Irwin Krakow was arrested and charged with shoplifting in Millville on Saturday. Police say that Krakow claimed he lost a bet and had to either shoplift $50 in items or run through the streets …

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POSTPONED: REGION 8 WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

Gazette Leader Sports Editor Brian Cunniff reports that the Region 8 Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Tuesday evening, February 22nd, has been postponed due to the overnight show.  The tournament has been rescheduled for Wednesday night, at Egg Harbor Township High School.

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DESPITE SNOW, CREST PIER PROGRAMS ARE ON FOR TUESDAY

Despite an overnight snow that put about four inches of snow on Cape May County, activities at the Crest Pier in Wildwood Crest are on.  Here is a partial list of today’s activities at the Crest Pier: *10:00am-2:00pm–Pier walking *Noon-6:00pm–Open recreation for children in grades 1st through 8th.

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ALBANO BILL WOULD SET RULES FOR TEACHER RENEGOTIATIONS

A new piece of legislation has been proposed by Assemblyman Nelson Albano to protect teachers in renegotiations. Albano told Coastal Broadcasting that some unions were willing to help out local towns, but worried about school districts that were going back on their word. In some instances, unions would provide concessions …

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DRBA SETS OUT CAPITAL PLAN IMPROVEMENTS

On Tuesday, February 15, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners approved Resolution 11-04, which adopted a Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) of $184 million for the Authority’s Crossing facilities.  The board action took place at the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting held in James Julian Boardroom at the DRBA …

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