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CAPE SPARED LARGE POWER OUTAGE IN NEW JERSEY FRIDAY

About 50,000 customers of two separate power companies in the State have been without power for hours on Friday due to various mechanical and technical issues that turned the lights out before sunup.  Customers of PSE&G and JCP&L lost power in ...

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NJ DINER HIT BY OVERNIGHT FIRE DECLARED A TOTAL LOSS

A popular South Jersey diner that was hit by an overnight fire Thursday morning is now a total loss.  The Country Town Diner located on the White Horse Pike in Berlin was destroyed by the fire Thursday.  There was massive fire and water damage inside t...

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CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL, TRYING TO GET AMAZON IN NEW JERSEY

One of Chris Christie’s last acts as governor is an attempt to lure Amazon to New Jersey.  Christie signed a bill on Thursday that would provide Amazon with up to $5 billion in tax breaks if they open their next corporate headquarters in Newark.  If Amazon does come, it would be the largest tax incentive [...]

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UPDATE: ARMED STANDOFF OVER IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY

The armed standoff in Gloucester County has ended.  Police there say an overnight standoff with a man armed with a gun ended peacefully this morning.  The standoff resulted in schools being closed in Gloucester Township, and residents told to stay insi...

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FIRE STRIKES POPULAR SOUTH JERSEY DINER

An overnight fire has caused significant damage to a popular South Jersey diner.  The Country Town Diner on the White Horse Pike in Berlin suffered heavy fire and smoke damage this morning.  The White Horse Pike in that area was closed down overnight, ...

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LAWMAKERS ASKING FEDS NOT TO PERMIT OFFSHORE DRILLING NEAR NJ

Lawmakers from New Jersey and other states are now collectively asking the Department of the Interior not to permit offshore drilling for fuel near New Jersey.  Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez have been joined by other officials in a joint request not to follow through with the President’s plan to drill for oil near [...]

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CHRISTIE TOUTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN FINAL STATE OF THE STATE

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touted his accomplishments during his final State of the State address in Trenton Tuesday.  Christie took credit for cutting the unemployment rate in New Jersey in half over eight years, and reduced what he called “job killing” regulations in New Jersey.  Christie says his administration also held the line on [...]

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