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LAW SIGNED DESIGNED TO BRING VETERANS HOSPITAL LOCALLY

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill into law that may lead to a veterans hospital for our region. The law (A-845) signed Monday morning creates an 18-member task force to devise a plan for the veterans hospital. It was co-sponsored by Assembly Democrats Jack Conners (D-Burlington/Camden), Valerie …

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NORTH WILDWOOD COUNCILMAN ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Councilman Robert “Bob” McCullion, who served as a City Councilman in North Wildwood for 24 years, will not seek reelection in 2011.  McCullion, who also served as City Council President for 12 years, stated that he felt he had contributed a lot to the City over his time in office …

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DEVELOPING STORY: COUNTY BRIDGE COMMISSION MEETS TODAY

The Cape May County Bridge Commission will have an emergency meeting Monday afternoon to discuss the Corson’s Inlet Bridge.  The commission will hold an emergency meeting at 3:30pm today and is expected to discuss the railing situation on the bridge and a potential fix for the problem.  Last week two …

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MENENDEZ: STOP GOING AFTER THE TEACHERS

One high ranking lawmaker is coming to the teacher’s union defense. U.S. Senator Robert Menendez was giving a speech to the New Jersey Education Association and said he wants to ensure that teachers don’t get fired. Menendez said he is worried that Gov. Chris Christie wants to move teachers out …

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MAN TRIES TO SET UP SEXUAL ENCOUNTER WITH JUVENILE

A Camden County man who entered a guilty plea on Sept. 27, 2010, was sentenced to five years in prison  for second-degree attempted sexual assault and second-degree attempted child luring for making Internet contact with an undercover Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office detective posing as a 14-year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor …

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MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED SEXUAL ASSAULT

Authorities arrested a Morris County man after he arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl for a sexual encounter and was met by Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office detectives and a detective from Hamilton Township instead, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. Stephen V. Bubnik, 56, of Florham Park, was arrested in Mays Landing by …

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OCEAN CITY MOM, DAUGHTER CHARGED WITH PASSING FAKE MONEY

A mother and daughter from Ocean City have both been arrested on charges that they were trying to pass counterfeit money at a drugstore in Hammonton.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that 52 year old Rhonda Fardone and her daughter, 34 year old Michelle Bacon, were charged after attempting …

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