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MCNABB TRADED TO DIVISION FOE REDSKINS

The Philadelphia Eagles completed a blockbuster trade on Sunday. The Birds are trading quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins for two draft picks. The Eagles will be receiving a second-round pick this year, and either a third or fourth round pick next year. Surprisingly, Philadelphia was willing to trade …

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MAZUREK DECIDES NOT TO RUN IN NOVEMBER ELECTION

An incumbent councilman in Lower Township will not be seeking reelection. Wayne Mazurek has told The Press of Atlantic City that he has decided to not seek reelection in November. Mazurek tells the paper he isn’t sure he will be in the area in four years and doesn’t want to …

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MAN BELIEVED TO HAVE KILLED HIMSELF IN JUMP

An Atlantic City man is dead after jumping from the the 25th floor of an apartment complex on Saturday morning. The Press of Atlantic City reports the incident took place at the Enclave Condominiums. The identity of the 63-year-old man has not yet been released. Police are treating the death …

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FEMA FUNDS BEING MADE AVAILABLE FOR SOME RECENT FLOODING

Some federal dollars are going to be made available to assist with the flooding problems that began on March 12. The money is being made available to a number of New Jersey counties, including Atlantic and Cape May. The Federal Emergency Management Agency money helps assist some property and home …

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IRS TALKS ABOUT NEW TAX CREDIT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Many small businesses and tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees now qualify for a special tax credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Included in the health care reform legislation is a credit that is designed to encourage small business employers to offer health insurance coverage …

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MIDDLE POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH CARELESS DRIVING

A man was charged who drove into a home on Goshen Rd. Jose Viera was arrested and charged with Careless Driving, Driving While Suspended, Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident and Failure to Report a Motor Vehicle Accident. Police discovered that Viera was driving a 2007 Cadillac CTS …

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GAS PRICES DROP FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX WEEKS

An improvement in gas prices was reported for the first time in six weeks. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that prices dipped for the first time in a month in a half. The improvement was seen at the national level; state and local prices remained unchanged from week-to-week. Prices remain much higher …

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SPORTS GAMBLING HEARING TO BE HELD TODAY

A hearing is going to be held on Monday in Atlantic City on sports wagering. Legislation has been sponsored to make sports book legal in the resort. State Senator Jeff Van Drew is among the sponsors of the bill. Van Drew believes if it was made legal in the state …

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BROWN DEALT TO BROWNS FOR DRAFT PICKS

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded Sheldon Brown and linebacker Chris Gocong for two draft picks and linebacker Alex Hall. The two picks are in the fourth and fifth rounds. Ellis Hobbs will now compete for the job with Brown out of the picture. The Eagles said they are excited to …

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