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THREE ACCUSED OF ROBBING TD BANK IN SOUTH JERSEY

Three South Jersey men are accused of robbing a branch of TD bank on Tuesday in Gloucester Township.  Police say the robbery occurred shortly before 10:00am when a man presented a note to the teller.  There were no injuries; the driver fled to Camden w...

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LOCAL SOROPTIMISTS ASSIST GIRLS WITH LEARNING SKILLS

Soroptimist International of Cape May County held its Girlz Rule conference at Lower Cape May Regional High School earlier this month.  The organization of local professional women met with 87 fifth and sixth grade girls from four local communities to help give young girls the tools they need to succeed.  Some information that was shared [...]

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STATE GOP NAMES STEINHARDT ITS NEW CHAIRMAN

Doug Steinhardt has been chosen to be the new chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party.  Steinhardt is actually a partner in former democratic governor Jim Florio’s law firm.  Republicans have just lost the governor’s seats and various l...

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CELEBRITY NEWS: DAVID CASSIDY DEAD AT 67

ABC News is reporting that former teenage pop star David Cassidy is dead at the age of 67.  Cassidy died Tuesday night after his family decided to take him off life support.  Cassidy recently experienced multiple organ failures and needed a liver transplant; his doctors believed he would not survive the operation.  Cassidy was a [...]

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REPORT: WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED ON BLACK HORSE PIKE

Police in Washington Township are investigating a fatal pedestrian-motor vehicle accident on the Black Horse Pike early this morning.  WPVI-TV reports that the accident occurred around 2:30am today when the female pedestrian was struck by a pickup truc...

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MURPHY, DEMS PROMISE TO HIKE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15/HOUR

If democrats in Trenton have their way, the State’s minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour over the next few years.  Governor-elect Phil Murphy also told reporters that he wants to increase taxes on wealthy residents to pay for his various ini...

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MURPHY TO CALL FOR INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGE

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy will meet with democratic lawmakers today to call for a minimum wage increase in the Garden State.  During his campaign, Murphy called for a $15 an hour wage, but admitted it needed to be phased in over several yea...

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COAST GUARD RESCUES BOATERS FROM RARITAN BAY

Four individuals who were on a small boat tossed by strong winds in the Raritan Bay Sunday were rescued by the United States Coast Guard.  The Guard announced that the small 22-foot lake boat was not seaworthy and the four individuals had to be rescued.  The boat was left behind in the bay until conditions [...]

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MURPHY: I’LL SUPPORT MENENDEZ FOR RE-ELECTION

Governor-elect Phil Murphy says he will support fellow democrat Robert Menendez if Menendez runs for re-election next year.  The United States Senator was not convicted of corruption charges this week courtesy of a hung jury. The post MURPHY: I’L...

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