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CUMBERLAND MEN PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO MURDER CHARGES

Two Cumberland County men entered pleas of not guilty this week in connection with the beating and murder of a 62 year old man last year. 21 year old Nafees Winters and 35 year old Joseph Daniels both will be back in court in late August. ##

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CHRISTIE: DON’T WORRY, DEMOCRATS WON’T SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says democrats in Trenton will not shut down state government in an election year over school funding issues. Christie told reporters he doesn’t think democrats would be that “irresponsible” in a year where all 120 seats, and Christie’s own job, will be filled by voters. ##

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STATE ARGUES AGAINST VERY STRICT FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

New Jersey regulators pled their case before federal officials regarding severe restrictions on the summer flounder catch in New Jersey. The State argued Tuesday that its restrictions will preserve more of the summer flounder stock than the onerous federal regulations. A NJDEP official called the meeting a “good discussion”. ##

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REPORT: WILDWOOD POLICE INVESTIGATING PUNCH BY OFFICER

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is reportedly investigating an incident that resulted in a Wildwood police officer punching a man in the face. WPVI-TV reports that it happened Sunday evening near New Jersey and Roberts avenues in the city. The name of the officer and the victim are not being released at this time. [...]

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LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE ANNOUNCE RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILD

Lower Township Police announced the safe location and recovery of a seven year old child who wandered away from his parents in Diamond Beach. Police say the boy was spotted on Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest and returned to his parents on Monday. Police are advising parents to take preventative steps to help ensure the [...]

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LOWER TOWNSHIP MAN CONVICTED ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE

A 44 year old man from Lower Township has been convicted on attempted murder charges and other offenses after he allegedly fired a shotgun in October in the direction of Dorris Howell. Howell lost her foot and lost part of her calf as a result of the shooting conducted by Ernest P. Davis. Sentencing will [...]

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COUNTY CHAMBER, CONGRESSMAN HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN AVALON

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce invited Congressman Frank LoBiondo to a press conference in Avalon Monday to oppose seismic testing and potential offshore drilling. LoBiondo told the audience gathered that the impact to the marine environment and the threat to the viability of the ecology and economy of the Jersey Shore are not [...]

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