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LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS CARRY TORCH FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Police officers from many departments in Cape May County are participating in the annual torch run for Special Olympics Friday morning. The officers are running with a torch to raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics Program, which is a project that the police departments endorse. Officers in many …

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CAPE MAY COUNTY POPULATION DROPPING AT RECORD PACE

New U.S. Census figures are out, and they show Cape May County’s population dropping at a record pace. According to some new estimates released by the Census Bureau, Cape May County’s population is now slightly over 96,000 residents; that’s a full six percent drop from ten years ago,when the county’s …

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JUST PERFECT: NEW JERSEY STUDENT NEVER MISSES CLASS

A North Jersey high school student will accomplish a feat that your child has not: never missing a day of school in 12 years. The Associated Press reports that Gabriella Solimine will graduate high school this week without missing one day of school over the past 12 years. She has …

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GROUNDED: SPIRIT AIRLINES CANCELS SOME WEEKEND FLIGHTS

It’s very possible some, or all, Spirit Airlines flights at the Atlantic City International Airport may be cancelled this weekend. Pilots who work for Spirit Airlines are embroiled in a contract dispute, and they may be walking off the job at midnight tonight. Spirit Airlines is not selling any tickets …

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ONE DEAD IN MILLVILLE IN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

One woman was killed during a single-vehicle motor vehicle accident in Millville. The accident took place Thursday afternoon when her vehicle flipped on Buckshutem Road. The victim was thrown from the vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe six passengers were riding in the back seat of the …

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NEARLY 20 COPS TO BE LAID OFF IN ATLANTIC CITY

Atlantic City may lay off 18 police officers today. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the layoffs are coming today, and 30 other officers may be demoted by Mayor Lorenzo Langford as a way to save money. PBA President David Davidson says the layoffs and demotions will make the …

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STATE BUDGET DEAL NEARING FINISH LINE

New Jersey lawmakers are continuing to negotiate a final version of the new state budget that will be approved before the end of the month. The Star Ledger reports that new state budget figures show a $267 million shortfall in the budget and Governor Chris Christie says that shortfall will …

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AVALON BEACH FILL TO RESUME IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS

The Borough of Avalon will resume its beach fill sometime over the weekend. Avalon’s beach fill project was interrupted at the 11th Street beach when a dredge operated by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company suffered a major mechanical malfunction. That left a joint beach fill project involving Avalon and …

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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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