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DEMOCRATS NOW FIGHTING ABOUT LACK OF A STATE BUDGET

Democrats in New Jersey are now battling each other over the lack of a new budget which is due by midnight. Senate President Steve Sweeney says fellow democrat, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, is risking a budget shutdown because he doesn’t agree with a plan to tap Horizon’s reserves. ##

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GOVERNOR TO AGENCIES: PREPARE FOR SHUTDOWN

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is telling all state agencies to prepare for a funding freeze for nonessential services just in case lawmakers do not agree on a budget. Christie penned a letter to cabinet members asking them to review contingency p...

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HUNDREDS TURN OUT TO SUPPORT 63RD ARMY BAND IN AVALON

A huge showing of support for our military Thursday night in Avalon. Downtown Avalon hosted the 63rd Army Band from New Jersey that played a free concert Thursday evening at Avalon’s Veteran Plaza as part of its “Thursdays on Dune” concert series. ##

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DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD MARKETPLACE TO DEBUT JULY 31ST

The downtown Wildwood marketplace will debut for the summer on Sunday, July 31st. The marketplace event will offer about 20 vendors who will be selling everything from arts and crafts to books and collectibles at the event that begins at 8:00am. It’s one of the new events this year to bring visitation to downtown Wildwood. [...]

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CHRISTIE: STATE PARKS COULD CLOSE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

State parks could close just in time for the July 4th weekend due to the budget impasse in Trenton. Governor Christie announced Thursday night that without a budget, it’s possible the parks could shut down unless a new budget is approved by midnight Friday; Christie is blaming democrats for the lack of progress. ##

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4-H FAIR TO BE HELD JULY 20-22ND IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

The dates for the annual 4-H Fair in Cape May County have been announced. Young adults who assist with the fair attended the Freeholder meeting this week to announce that the event will be held Thursday through Saturday, July 20-22nd. ##

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