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CHRISTIE SIGNS FANTASY SPORTS BETTING BILL INTO LAW

Governor Christie has signed a measure into law that regulates fantasy sports signs like Draft King.  The new legislation provides that the state Division of Community Affairs will have to issue permits to fantasy sports operators.  New Jersey is the 16th state to regulate this activity. ##

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AVALON RECEIVES $30,000 STATE GRANT FOR TREE PLANTINGS

18 communities throughout the State have received grant funding for various tree projects, and the only local community to obtain a grant was Avalon.  NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced that $30,000 is being delivered to Avalon for a tree planting program throughout the community.  A total of $400,000 was handed out by the State. ##

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28 MORE KMARTS CLOSING INCLUDING ONE MORE IN SOUTH JERSEY

28 additional Kmart stores are closing around the country, including one in South Jersey.  The KMart located in Moorestown will be shut down along with another store in northern New Jersey.  The KMart in Rio Grande was closed during the last major round of cuts. ##

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AVALON DISCUSSES ICE CREAM ON THE BEACH, GETS GRANT FOR TREES

The Avalon Borough Council received a $30,000 state grant to plant dozens of trees throughout the Borough.  Last night, Council entertained discussion about eliminating ice cream trucks and placing limited ice cream vending on the beach.  Council will put the contract out to bid in the fall. ##

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MAN WHO STOLE FROM CAR DEALERSHIP HAS TO REFUND MONEY

A Vineland man who stole $75,000 from a car dealership has to pay the money back or fine time in prison.  William K. Herring was sentenced in court on a third degree crime of theft and failure to pay taxes.  Herring stole the money from J & C Auto Sales. ##

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ONE POWERBALL WINNER, TICKET WORTH $758 MILLION

One winning ticket, worth $758 million.  There was only one winning ticket sold for last night’s Powerball lottery drawing, and it was purchased in Massachusetts.  The winning numbers last night were 7, 26, 16, 23, and 06, with the power play number 04×4. ##

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MAN CRASHES CAR IN WILDWOOD CREST, LIES ABOUT IT BEING STOLEN

A 28 year old Court House man was allegedly under the influence when he crashed his vehicle into a  utility pole on New Jersey Avenue Tuesday night and fled the area on foot.  To make matters worse, Crest Police say Jonathan Mountain-Graham also falsely reported that the vehicle was stolen.  He was charged with numerous [...]

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