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June 14, 2017

DESPITE SOGGY WEATHER, CASINO REVENUES SOAR IN MAY

May was not a great month for visitation due to soggy, cool weather, but the Atlantic City casinos did very well.  New win figures show an increase of 2.5 percent in gaming revenue compared to May, 2016.  Internet gaming also increased by a staggering 27.3 percent. ##
June 14, 2017

KAUFFMAN MAKES COURT APPEARANCE, REMAINS IN CUSTODY

Dr. James Kauffman was in court Wednesday to face weapons charges stemming from this week’s standoff with police in Atlantic County.  Kauffman remains in custody but his attorney is calling for his release; a hearing on the request will be held on Monday. ##
June 14, 2017

AREA MAN KILLED DURING WRECK ON AC EXPRESSWAY

58 year old Richard Shontz of Mullica Township lost his life Tuesday evening during an accident on the Atlantic City Expressway near Hammonton.  State Police say Shontz suffered a medical emergency while driving a pickup truck and collided with a concrete barrier along the Expressway. ##
June 14, 2017

SOUTH JERSEY HOSPITAL WING TO GET A NEW NAME

A section of the Inspira Medical Center in Vineland will get a name change tomorrow following a donation of $1 million.  A ceremony will be held Thursday to announce the name of the local physician who made the generous donation to the heath care facility that is located just off Route 55. ##