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NO LIST YET, BUT MANY MORE TOYS R US STORES ARE CLOSING

The Wall Street Journal reports that an additional 200 Toys R Us stores are closing.  The Journal does not list the locations of the stores, but says these stores will close in addition to 182 closures that were previously announced.  No Toys R Us stor...

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP POLICE INVESTIGATION PEDESTRIAN/MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

Middle Township Police are investigating a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident that occurred Thursday night near Cape Regional Medical Center.  Police say 37 year old Eric Sloan was struck by a vehicle driven by a 43 year old woman.  Sloan was walking outside of a designated crosswalk when the accident took place.  He was transported to an …

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ONE WORD SUMS UP WEEKEND WEATHER: WET

One word sums up the weather for the weekend at the Jersey Shore:  Wet.  Accu Weather is calling for a good chance of showers Friday and Sunday, with a steady period of rain Saturday night into Sunday morning.  Temperatures are expected to stay in the ...

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TEENAGE BOY CHARGED WITH KILLING TEN YEAR OLD BOY IN NJ

A 16 year old boy from Neptune has been charged in connection with the slaying of a 10 year old boy in Asbury Park this week.  Police say the boy was not the intended target of the shooting; instead, a man inside the house was the target.  Police say the teenage boy was not the …

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NORTH WILDWOOD BUDGET INCLUDES TAX INCREASE UNDER A PENNY

North Wildwood’s city council introduced a budget this week with a tax increase of less than one cent on the tax rate.  The spending plan includes the financing of some major capital improvements including bulkhead replacements at 14th and 15th avenues.  A flood mitigation plan is also included in the budget which will be adopted …

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SPORTS: CRUSADERS ADVANCE TO CAL TITLE GAME SATURDAY

The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team advanced to the Cape Atlantic League championship game Saturday with a 61-53 win over St. Augustine Thursday night.  The win by the Crusaders breaks a string of three consecutive CAL titles earned by the Hermits.  Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on WCZT. For more on the game, including …

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COUNTY LEADERS TO HOLD EVENT TO OPPOSE OFFSHORE DRILLING

A major press conference will occur in Ocean City Monday morning to oppose any efforts for offshore drilling.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo will lead a federal, state, and local delegation to the Ocean City Music Pier to outline the opposition to the harvesting of fuel off our coast.  Drilling has also been opposed by the Jersey …

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LOBIONDO ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANTS FOR WOODBINE

New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced that more than $3 million in grant funding is headed to Woodbine.  The community will use the grant funding for a new sanitary sewer collection system.  The new system will largely serve the downtown area...

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