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THORTON AND SHEPPARD OFFICIALLY FILE PETITIONS

The Freeholder race in Cape May County is officially going to be contested. Gerald Thorton and Susan Sheppard filed their nominating petitions to run in the Republican primary. The filing deadline is today at 4 p.m. Thorton is an incumbent in the race. The two will face John McCann and …

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FLYERS BEAT RANGERS…ADVANCE TO PLAYOFFS

It took a shootout, but the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Sunday. The win clinched a playoff spot for the Flyers in a win-or-go-home game. Both teams were playing for a spot in the playoffs on the final regular season game of the year. The Flyers …

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CRASH LEAVES A VINELAND MAN DEAD

An accident took place in Vineland that cost one man his life. Ronald Segers, of Vineland, died from the Sunday morning accident at East Chestnut Ave. and South Spring Rd. Matthew Parker, of Millville, was charged with driving under a suspended license. He was placed in the Cumberland County Jail. …

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NO JACKPOT WINNERS IN LAST WEEK'S LOTTERY DRAWINGS

The two major multi-state lotteries will see significant increases in their jackpots, after no one won on Friday and Saturday. The Friday drawing for the Mega Millions and Saturday Powerball netted no winners. The new Mega Millions jackpot is at $105 million, while Powerball has increase to $175 million. The …

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FORMER CONGRESSMAN BOB FRANKS, 58

Former New Jersey Congressman Bob Franks passed away Friday night at the age of 58. Franks had a form of aggressive cancer, and died at a New York City cancer hospital on Friday evening. Franks represented the 7th District in Washington for the state of New Jersey, and he is …

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TEACHERS PROTEST AT LOBIONDO FUNDRAISER

New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo held a fundraiser Friday night, but the real noise was made outside as dozens of teachers showed up to oppose Governor Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to public education. Christie appeared at the LoBiondo fundraiser, and the teachers showed up outside of the Mays Landing Country …

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