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COAST GUARD DISCUSSES EXPANDING EXCHANGE SERVICES

A new Coast Guard Marketplace is now scheduled to open at the United States Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May next August.  Captain Bob McKenna hosted a town hall meeting to answer questions from military, civilian employees and military retirees about the services to be offered by the Coast …

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STATE POLICE HEADED TO CAMDEN FOR SAFETY PATROLS

How bad is the crime in Camden?  New Jersey State Police are going to the city to help local police quell hotspots of criminal activity.  Governor Chris Christie announced that state troopers are being sent to Camden to help assist local police officers in the community.  State Police will also …

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DATE SET FOR ATLANTIC CITY AIRSHOW IN 2012

Its confirmed. One of the most popular events of the summer will be returning. The Atlantic City Airshow will take place on August 17, 2012.  “The Airshow has grown into an international event, with community and city-wide participation at all levels,” said Jeffrey Vasser, president of the Atlantic City Convention …

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REPORT: COVER UP HIT-AND-RUN SENTENCING HANDED DOWN

A new report says that sentencing was handed down in a case involved a cover up of a hit-and-run. TV 40 reports that Robert Eisele Jr. was given five-and-a-half years in prison for rubbing deer blood on his vehicle in an attempt to cover up hitting a 36-year-old man. Eisele was …

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BRIGANTINE BAR FOUND DEFRAUDING CUSTOMERS

The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announced a settlement with Brig Inc., trading as Laguna Grill and Martini Bar in Brigantine and owned by Brigantine town councilman Dominic A. “Tony” Pullella, for defrauding patrons by pouring a significant amount of cheaper-grade vodka and charging them for premium spirits from …

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VICTIM SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN ATLANTIC CITY

An Atlantic City shooting is being investigated. Police there say the incident took place on Sunday night, but the victim has non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred on the 300 block of North New York Avenue. The victim was shot multiple times. Police are currently asking anyone with information to …

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LOCKWOOD, DONOHUE PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR SICK PAY REFORM

Over 200 mayors support Gov. Chris Christie’s sick pay reform agenda, and one soon to be mayor. Committeeman Dan Lockwood and Committeeman-elect Tim Donohue pledged support on Monday for the proposal, which would eliminate sick pay payouts for public employees. Currently, sick time payouts are capped at $15,000. Christie wants …

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HORSE RACING COULD SHUTTER IN STATE IN 2012

A popular racetrack in New Jersey could be shut down next year. Monmouth Park is facing the potential shut down regarding the park’s lease. Negotiations are on-going with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the state. The state said they wouldn’t transfer the license and Gov. Chris Christie said …

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TEST TEXT MESSAGE CA– USE CONFUSION TO MANY

A false “civil emergency” text made some people concerned on Monday afternoon. The text was sent out by Verizon Wireless and was described as a “test” by the company who apologized for the incident. The text messages were received by customers in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties. State Police were …

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