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STANDOFF IN BARNEGAT ENDS THURSDAY MORNING

A standoff between a man and police ended early this morning in the Jersey Shore community of Barnegat. Police say a domestic dispute escalated inside a home and police told neighbors to stay inside until the situation was settled. One person was tak...

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REPORT: HICKS QUALIFIES FOR AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Former Middle Township High School golf star David Hicks has qualified for the United States Amateur Golf Championship. The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that Hicks placed second in a qualifier event in Elverson, Pennsylvania. The Championship is being held in California August 10th through the 14th. ##

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MURPHY INTRODUCES OLIVER AS NOVEMBER RUNNING MATE

Democratic gubernatorial nominee introduced former Assembly speaker Shelia Oliver as his running mate on Wednesday. Oliver says she intends to do more than just cut ribbons when she is elected in November. Oliver currently still serves in the State A...

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VINELAND POLICE SEARCHING FOR MISSING WOMAN

Vineland Police are searching for a 25 year old woman who was last seen back on July 7th. Jenna Nalywinski has been missing for more than two weeks and was last seen in the area of a drug rehab facility in Atlantic City. ##

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VIRTUAL UNKNOWN TO CHALLENGE LOBIONDO IN 2018

A virtual unknown to the local political scene will challenge Congressman Frank LoBiondo in the 2018 election. Reports say 61 year old Tanzie Youngblood, a retired educator from Woolwich, will be seeking the democratic endorsement to challenge LoBiondo in next year’s congressional election. ##

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$500,000 GRANT COMING TO WILDWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT

A grant totaling nearly $500,000 is coming to the City of Wildwood for the recruitment, training, and retention of firefighters. Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced the award of the federal grant Wednesday from the Department of Homeland Security. ##

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CREST 5K BEACH RACE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY

One of the biggest athletic events in Wildwood Crest this summer will be held on Saturday. The annual 5K Beach Race will kick off Saturday at 8:30am, and good weather is in the forecast. Long sleeve t-shirts are guaranteed to the first 300 participan...

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COAST GUARD SAVES TWO BOATERS NEAR ABSECON INLET

The United States Coast Guard rescued two boaters who’s boat capsized two miles off Absecon Inlet on Tuesday. Response boats were sent to the region and both were plucked out of the water shortly before Noon. Neither boater was reportedly wearing a life jacket. ##

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