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SMALL PLANE CRASHES AT ATLANTIC CITY AIRPORT

No injuries resulted from a small plane that made a crash landing at the Atlantic City International Airport on Thursday. Airport officials say a small Cessna plane came down on its belly at the airport shortly before 6pm on Thursday. Emergency crews were on the scene immediately, but the two …

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TOWNS MAY SOON HAVE TO DISCLOSE SPENDING ONLINE

Your hometown may soon have to put all of its spending online. The New Jersey Senate approved a measure Thursday that would force the state, county, and local governments to develop searchable websites where their spending practices would be posted in full detail. Four senators voted against the bills, and …

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COAH IS DOA IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY

The Coalition on Affordable Housing is dying a slow death in the Garden State. The New Jersey Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would switch affordable housing obligations from the state to local communities. Cape May County State Senator Jeff Van Drew co-sponsored the bill after hearing a large …

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UPDATE: NJ TERROR SUSPECTS KEPT WITHOUT BAIL

A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that two New Jersey men who are suspected terrorists will not be allowed to post bail. Magistrate Madeline Arleo ruled today that the two men will continue to be held in jail without bail as the investigation continues. 20 year old Mohamed Mahmood Alessa …

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ALBANO BILL ADVANCES; DEALS WITH FAMILY NOTIFICATION AFTER ACCIDENT

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Nelson Albano to ensure the timely notification to family members that a relative has been seriously injured in an accident was released Thursday by an Assembly committee. The bill (A-1812) would require the responding law enforcement officer or other officer investigating a motor vehicle accident to …

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SLIDE IN ATLANTIC CITY CASINO EARNINGS CONTINUES

Despite a terrific Memorial Day Weekend, Atlantic City’s casino win figures dropped in May, 2010 by nine percent from 12 months ago. A new report issued by the Casino Control Commission today shows that the win figure for Atlantic City casinos was just over $317 million in May, 2010. which …

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SEN. MENENDEZ CONTINUES FIGHT AGAINST BP

With some communities along the eastern seaboard concerned that the BP oil spill could reach their waters, a bipartisan group of Atlantic Coast U.S. Senators wants to coordinate preparedness between their states and federal response agencies. In a letter to the heads of the relevant federal departments, Senator Robert Menendez …

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VON SAVAGE TO LEAVE CAPE MAY COUNTY GOP CHAIRMAN POST

David Von Savage made it official today, and will not seek another term as the chairman of the Cape May County Republican party. GOP sources informed WCZT/WFNE today that Von Savage was going to offer his letter of resignation this afternoon. Von Savage’s leadership was at stake during this week’s …

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REPORT: CAPE MAY PARKING METER ISSUE TO BEFORE VOTERS

An online report today says that a controversial parking meter issue in Cape May will likely go before the voting public. The website for the Cape May County Herald reports that Superior Court Judge Valerie Armstrong ruled in favor of the “Friends and Neighbors of East Cape May” group that …

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