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SMOKE IN THE SKY? CONTROLLED BURNS IN SOUTH JERSEY

If you saw plumes of thick smoke in South Jersey on Thursday, fear not..they were controlled burns.  Two controlled burns were held in South Jersey on Thursday to clear out some thick brush.  One of them was held in Atlantic City, and the smoke was very visible in most of …

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TWIN WINS: OCEAN CITY BOYS, GIRLS WIN GAMES

It’s a day of celebration at Ocean City High School.  Both the boys and girls basketball teams won their respective playoff basketball games on Thursday night.  In a game broadcast live on WCZT, the boys team defeated Central, 59-57 in overtime.  Ocean City travels to Kingsway in a game to …

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POLICE, FIRE HOLD RALLIES IN TRENTON AGAINST CHRISTIE

Police and firefighters held a joint rally in Trenton on Thursday, blasting the Christie administration over some reforms the governor wants to make to employees’ unions.  Firemen showed up in force, noting that Governor Chris Christie wants to take away benefits for firemen, but then show up at their funerals …

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NJ DEMOCRATS FAIL TO OVERRIDE CHRISTIE VETOES

New Jersey Senate democrats were unable to override a package of five bills that were vetoed by Governor Chris Christie that some say would have created jobs in the Garden State.  Christie vetoed the bills, saying the state could not afford the $600 million price tag associated with the new …

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NO GO: CHRISTIE VETOES ONLINE GAMING BILL

There will be no internet gaming in New Jersey in the near future.  Governor Chris Christie put pen to paper on Thursday and vetoed a bill that would have permitted online gaming in the state of New Jersey.  The Garden State would have become the first state in the Union …

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TECH GIRLS END REMARKABLE BASKETBALL SEASON

The Cape May Tech girls basketball team ended a terrific season Thursday night as they dropped a playoff game on the road.  Tech was defeated Thursday night by Haddon Township, 54-45.  This was Cape May Tech’s first-ever appearance in the South Jersey Group I playoffs; it included a win over …

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REPORT: PARENTS CLAIMING AB– USE AT BRIDGETON SCHOOL

There are claims of physical abuse at the Broad St. school in Bridgeton. The News of Cumberland County reports that two parents have come forward with those allegations and an investigation is on-going. The students and teachers names involved in the allegations have remained unnamed. According to the report, computer …

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CHRISTIE WILL MAKE DECISION ABOUT ONLINE GAMBLING

A big decision will be made today effecting casinos in Atlantic City. Gov. Chris Christie will make a decision about whether he will allow online gambling in the state. A bill passed through the Senate and Assembly to allow the measure. Christie will make the final call on whether the …

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THEFT CHARGES LODGED AGAINST GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP VET

An office manager at a Galloway Township veterinary hospital was arrested today on charges of third-degree theft by unlawful taking and third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is alleged that Leah Whitesell, 46, of Cumberland County, worked as the office manager at …

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING A WITNESS

Detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department arrested an Atlantic City woman and charged her with witness retaliation and terroristic threats for threatening to kill a 17-year-old female for testifying in a 2009 homicide trial in which the defendant was convicted, Atlantic County Prosecutor …

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