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REPORT: BATTLE BREWING IN NJ OVER SUMMER FLOUNDER LIMITS

There is a battle brewing between the State of New Jersey and federal regulators regarding regulations dealing with the catch of summer flounder.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission disagrees with the state’s regulations, and a moratorium on fluke fishing is being considered. ##

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ELECTRIC BILLS SET TO GO DOWN THIS MONTH

The price you pay for electricity is about to go down.  Atlantic City Electric announced that a decrease in electric bills is coming at the rate of 5.3 percent.  The typical residential home could see its bill drop by over seven dollars. ##

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WILDWOOD CITY COMMISSION TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING FRIDAY

The Wildwood City Commission will hold a short, special meeting Friday afternoon at 4:00pm.  The Commission is expected to authorize a Request for Quotes/Proposal for food vendors on the Wildwood beaches that will be advertised officially on June 7th. ##

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CAPE MAY TO DISCUSS BIKE AND WALKING PATH SATURDAY

The Cape May City Hall will host a public meeting Saturday morning to discuss a bicycle and pedestrian plan for Cape May City and Cape May Point.  There is an active study funded by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and public input on the plan will be accepted at the meeting which starts at [...]

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THOUSANDS OF HORSESHOE CRABS SAVED IN MIDDLE TWP.

Thousands of horseshoe crabs were saved by volunteers along the banks of the Delaware Bay in Middle Township last weekend.  NJ.com reports that the crabs were washed into roads and tidal flats due to unusually high tides, and they were returned to bay waters. ## Photo from social media site of Conserve Wildlife Foundation of [...]

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TWO INDICTED IN CONNECTION WITH BEATING DEATH IN MILLVILLE

Two Cumberland County men have been indicted in connection with last year’s beating death of 62 year old Randy Lanigan of Millville.  35 year old Joseph Daniels of Vineland and 21 year old Nafees Winters of Millville have been charged with murder and other offenses. ##

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21 TO SMOKE? STATE COULD RAISE TOBACCO AGE

New Jersey could raise the legal age for tobacco use from 19 to 21.  An Assembly committee approved a measure that would raise the legal tobacco use age by two years, but it comes with a price…it could cost the state nearly $16 million annually in tax revenue. ##

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