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HEARING HELD ON POTENTIAL SPORTS BETTING VOTE

The push is on by industry leaders and some in Trenton to get sports betting legalized in New Jersey. A hearing was held on Monday morning in front of State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee. A referendum will be in front of voters on Nov. 8 that will …

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NEW JERSEY RANKS AMONG BEST FOR AVOIDING DIVORCE

New Jersey often takes many negative distinction, but not when it comes to marriage. The state is the best for getting married according to new census data. The northeast ranks better than any other portion of the country for martial happiness, with New Jersey leading the way. About six in …

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REPORT: STABBING PUTS ONE IN HOSPITAL

A new report says a man was stabbed outside of a bar in Atlantic City on Saturday night. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Donald Brown was injured during the incident outside of Culmone’s Bar. Rasool Muhammad is charged with aggravated assault, and weapons possession charges. Bail was set …

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FINAL PIECES OF AVALON BEACH FILL PROJECT WRAPPING UP

The work on an outfall pipe in Avalon is continuing this week. Avalon officilas had awarded a project that begun on Sept 19. The 22nd St. project is being conducted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the contractor is Arthur R. Henry, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, …

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HBO SPONSORED FREE TOLLS INTO ATLANTIC CITY

If you visited Atlantic City this weekend via the Expressway, you didn’t pay any tolls courtesy of Nucky Johnson. That is the marketing campaign being used by HBO, citing the main character of its hit show “Boardwalk Empire” which focuses on the seaside resort. The show returned this Sunday night …

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WOODBINE TEEN GOES MISSING SINCE TUESDAY

The search remains on for a teenager that is missing from Woodbine. State Police are leading the investigation for Khalil Wallace, who went missing on Tuesday. A Facebook page has been set up to get information out there on the missing teen. According to that page, “Wallace was last seen …

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OCEAN CITY: SURF RESCUE MADE BY AUTHORITIES

Two swimmers had to be rescued from the water in Ocean City. Police there says a man and a woman were rescued from the water in the area of 56th St. Both the police and fire department responded to the scene. Police say they don’t know the condition of the …

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AVALON BLVD. BRIDGE PROJECT SET TO BEGIN

A big bridge project  will begin on Monday. Cape May County officials announced last week that the third phase of the Avalon Blvd. Bridge project will go throughout most of the offseason. Mugrose Construction will be placing concrete construction barrier curbs to close off the center portion of the bridge. Inbound …

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POW/MIA TRIBUTE SCHEDULED FOR WILDWOOD

Wildwood will host a POW/MIA tribute at the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Wall located on Ocean Avenue, between Montgomery and Burk Avenues, across from the Wildwoods Convention Center.  The patriotic ceremony, which will honor America’s missing from all wars, will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 1.  The …

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