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ROUTE 52 INBOUND TO OCEAN CITY TO BE CLOSED SATURDAY MORNING

Route 52 inbound from Atlantic County to Ocean City will be closed for a few hours this Saturday morning.  City officials announced that the Trail of Two Cities 5K Walk/Run will be taking place, and the roadway will be closed for the pedestrian traffic.  Motorists are advised to plan for alternate routes until at least [...]

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LOCAL BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO 87 MONTHS IN PRISON

A man who robbed four banks including one in Ocean City has been sentenced to 87 months in prison.  43 year old Bruce Wayne Higgins of Virginia robbed a branch of TD Bank in Ocean City and another bank in Atlantic City.  Higgins must also pay nearly $2...

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LATEST POLL: MURPHY’S LEAD OVER GUADAGNO SHRINKS

The latest pre-election poll has the New Jersey gubernatorial race tightening up to a small degree.  Democrat Phil Murphy now leads republican Kim Guadagno in the latest Monmouth University poll by 14 percentage points; other recent polls put Murphy&#8...

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CHRISTIE: TEACHERS ARE TO BLAME FOR ESCALATING HEALTH CARE COSTS

Governor Christie blames teachers and their union for escalating heath care costs in the Garden State.  Christie blistered the New Jersey Education Association after the union refused to changes in the health insurance coverage that have been agreed to by other public employees unions.  Health insurance costs could skyrocket by 13 percent next year as [...]

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NOW YOU HAVE TO BE 21 TO LEGALLY SMOKE IN New Jersey

The legal age to purchase and use cigarettes in the Garden State has increased back to 21 years of age.  A new state law takes effect today that increases the smoking age to 21; it used to be 19.  The restriction applies to all tobacco products and ele...

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COUNTY TO REPAVE ROADS IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

Cape May County will soon repave some of its roads located in Middle Township.  County officials confirm that Landberg Construction was awarded a $1.7 million contract to repave roads including portions of Indian Trail Road, Shunpike Road, and Hand Ave...

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