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JOBS COMING BACK TO ATLANTIC CITY; JOB FAIR HELD FOR HARD ROCK

A major job fair was held this week in Atlantic City as the Hard Rock Casino attempts to lure back employees who were eliminated when the Trump Taj Mahal Casino closed a few years ago.  1,400 people applied for jobs during a major job fair on Tuesday.  The new Hard Rock will create another 3,000 …

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NEW JERSEY EXPERIENCES ITS FIRST FLU DEATH OF THE YEAR

New Jersey has its first fatality from the flu.  NJ.com reports that a four year old girl from central New Jersey succumbed to the illness in December.  The girl was not vaccinated; so far, the Garden State has 4,000 reported cases of the flu. The post...

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NORTH WILDWOOD POLICE BUST LOCAL MAN FOR ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, SQUATTING

North Wildwood Police have arrested a local man for burglarizing a home on 5th Avenue Monday, and for allegedly squatting in an unoccupied residence on Ocean Avenue.  Police announced that Peter Visalli also is wanted by authorities in Chester and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania for forgery.  Visalli is 35 years old and was hit with …

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LBI BEACH REPAIR PROJECT TO USE DREDGED MATERIALS

A big beach project in central New Jersey will use dredge materials to help shore up the coastline.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced today that sand dredged from the Little Egg Inlet for navigation purposes will be place...

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REPORT: NJ BEACH TOWN TO FILE SUIT IF SUMMER BEACH NOURISMENT PROJECT ARRIVES

The mayor of one New Jersey beach community says he will file a lawsuit to stop a beach nourishment project to restore the beaches following Hurricane Sandy.  Seaside Heights Mayor Anthony Vaz is supportive of the project, but believes it will destroy his town’s summer economy if it occurs during the summer months.  NJ.com reports …

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SPORTS: OCEAN CITY, LOWER CAPE MAY BOYS POST KEY VICTORIES

Some key victories for the two boys basketball teams at the top of the Cape Atlantic League National conference.  Holy Spirit defeated Lower Cape May, while Ocean City took care of Vineland, 78-57.  That puts the Caper Tigers and Ocean City just a slight edge above Holy Spirit.  All three teams have a combined four …

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