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November 20, 2017

REPORT: ONE KILLED IN ACCIDENT ON ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY

One person is dead, and three injured during a weekend accident on the Atlantic City Expressway.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that 32 year old Jalina Steele was a passenger in one of the vehicles that wound up in a retention basin.  Steele was k...
November 20, 2017

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...
November 20, 2017

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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November 20, 2017

COUNTY TO MEASURE AGRI-TOURISM IMPACT ON LOCAL ECONOMY

Cape May County will begin to measure the impact on agri-tourism in our region.  Freeholder Marie Hayes announced that a survey will be conducted that will measure the impact beverage tourism, namely breweries and wineries, have on the total economic p...