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Local Expert Looks At Road Ahead For Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to announce Tuesday he is, in fact, a candidate for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.

06/28/2015

Storm damage in Gibbstown. (Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Utility Getting Failing Grades On How It Handled This Week’s Storms

Several South Jersey legislators want the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to look into the response of Atlantic City Electric.

06/27/2015

(Gov. Christie signs the New Jersey budget for fiscal year 2016, plus several vetoes.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Christie Signs $34B Budget For New Jersey After Vetoing $1.6B in Spending

No one was surprised that Christie issued line-item vetoes for $1.6 billion in spending and also vetoed tax hikes that Democrats in the legislature had wanted.

06/26/2015

(A toppled tree rests on the roof of a home in Gibbstown, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Pressure Builds On Christie To Declare Disaster In Wake Of Tuesday’s Storms

The Christie Administration is pondering a possible disaster declaration in the wake of Tuesday’s storm in sections of South Jersey.

06/26/2015

(The storm relief center in Clayton, NJ, set up to assist area residents in the wake of Tuesday evening's severe thunderstorms.  Photo by David Madden)

Emergency Relief Center in Gloucester County, NJ Catering To Storm Victims

Officials are offering assistance at a number of locations on both sides of the Delaware River, including one in Clayton, Gloucester County.

06/25/2015

(Awnings are torn away from the Gibbstown Shopping Center following Tuesday night's storms.  Photos by David Madden)

Gloucester County Among South Jersey Towns Whacked Hard By Tuesday Thunderstorms

The main drag through Gibbstown wasn’t too bad: just the occasional tree or tree limb down. But on the side streets, it was a different story.

06/24/2015

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Gov. Christie’s Approval Rating Now Lower Than Low-Rated Corzine

The latest poll puts him at a low that could be considered symbolic.

06/23/2015

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Nuclear Information Center In South Jersey Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

The Energy and Environmental Resource Center operated by PSE&G Nuclear in the city of Salem has served as a learning facility of sorts, according to utility spokesman Joe Delmar.

06/21/2015

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FEMA Begins Offering 2nd Look At Flood Damage Claims For Thousands Of Sandy Victims In NJ

Kevin Kaufmann, President of Property Adjustment Corporation, is just one of many professionals offering help to homeowners.

06/21/2015

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Camden County PD To Host Block Parties To Build Relationships With Communities They Serve 

Building better relations between police and the communities they serve can take a number of different paths. In Camden, they’ve been trying a mix of fun and food.

06/20/2015

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South Jersey Couple Charged After Infant Son Drowns in Bathtub

Investigators say the infant boy drowned after his mother fell asleep while taking a bath with the infant lying on top of her.

06/19/2015

(An artist's rendering of the "Third Street gateway" for the Rutgers-Camden campus.  Image provided)

Rutgers-Camden Unveils Long-Range Expansion Plan

Dubbed “Rutgers 2030,” the plan aims to expand the school’s footprint within the city of Camden by one-third.

06/19/2015

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Poll: NJ Residents Support Legalization, Taxation, Regulation Of Recreational Marijuana

The Rutgers Eagleton Poll sought out the feelings of 860 adults statewide a couple of months ago.

06/19/2015

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Proposed Anti-Picketing Ordinance Brews Free Speech Debate in S. Jersey

Township officials say the proposed law would provide a buffer zone of 100 feet around the home of the person being picketed, and would require 24 hours’ advance notice to police.

06/18/2015

(A sign on the counter in Browns Restaurant warns customers not to feed foxes that are often seen nearby.  Photo by David Madden)

Don’t Feed The Wild Animals, An Ocean City Restaurant Tells Its Customers

Here’s something you probably don’t expect to see near the Ocean City boardwalk: a red fox. Yet they seem to be congregating near one eatery on the north end of town.

06/17/2015

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