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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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MAN FALLS IN PARKING LOT IN MILLVILLE, SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES

A 55 year old man fell in the parking of a Millville laundromat Monday afternoon and died as a result of his injuries.  The Daily Journal reports that police do not believe there was anything suspicious about the fall in the parking lot adjacent to Ripicon Laundromat in south Millville; the identity of the fall [...]

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ONE KILLED IN MONDAY’S MORNING PARKWAY ACCIDENT

One person was killed and several were injured during Monday morning’s two vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway in Middle Township.  State Police have confirmed that 53 year old Xenia Flores of Ventnor was a passenger in one of the vehicles; she was ejected during the accident and died.  Rain was on the roadway [...]

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NORTH WILDWOOD MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENSES

A North Wildwood man has been arrested and charged with various drug offenses following an investigation at his home on 26th Street last Thursday.  The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Tahiem A. Howell was charged with the distr...

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