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BUY SOME MATCHES: LEGAL POT MOVES CLOSER TO FRUITION IN NJ

Legalized recreational marijuana has taken a huge step forward to becoming the new practice of the Garden State.  Democratic lawmakers advanced a bill in Trenton Monday that would allow for the sale of recreational marijuana in the State of New Jersey.  Under the law, an ounce of pot for adults at least 21 years old …

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REPORT: MAN KILLED BY LOCAL DETECTIVE TRIED TO RUN OFFICERS OVER

A 19 year old Millville man who was shot to death by a detective from Cape May County tried to run over officers with a vehicle before he was killed.  NJ.com reports that Jacob L. Servais was under investigation for a crime in Cape May County when he was shot to death at a car …

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM WILL BE EXPANDED IN THE GARDEN STATE

A Senate committee has approved a measure that will make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana in the Garden State.  The New Jersey Senate met Monday and a committee approved a bill that will make it much easier for patients to qualify for and receive the pot for treatment.  Lawmakers are also discussing …

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SPORTS: FLYERS FIRE GENERAL MANAGER RON HEXTALL

After five years, Ron Hextall is out as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers.  The Flyers announced the move on Monday and for now, the coaching staff remains intact.  Hextall was a longtime goalie for the Flyers and served as the general manager...

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ATLANTIC CITY DEMOCRATS MEETING TONIGHT, FUTURE OF MAYOR IN DOUBT

Democrats in Atlantic City will be meeting in an emergency session this evening, and the future of Mayor Frank Gilliam could be in jeopardy.  The Atlantic City Democrat Committee will be meeting to discuss what appears to have been a physical altercation involving Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy at a casino earlier in the month.  …

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OPEN AGAIN: DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE APPROVED FOR TRAVEL

The Delaware Memorial Bridge is open again following a gas leak that shut down the span until about midnight last night.  A gas leak at a chemical company near the bridge caused the bridge to be shut down for about six hours Sunday night, turning the area into a parking lot.  Air readings have reached …

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FLOOD WATCH, COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MONDAY

Another inch of rain at the shore is possible Monday from yet another rainstorm.  A Flood Watch has been posted for the potential for flooding rains Monday afternoon.  Minor coastal flooding at time of high tide is expected on Monday, which will occur on the back bays shortly before 10am.  Keep listening to Accu Weather …

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