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  1. New episode of -30- airs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday

    Thursday at 7:30 p.m., another episode of The Press of Atlantic City's new television show, "-30-," will air on Stockton University's channel.
  2. Jack Davis, Mad magazine artist and prolific illustrator, dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died.
  3. Explore the Shore: All aboard the A.J. Meerwald

    As parents boarded the A.J. Meerwald in Barnegat Light last week, they hugged kids they had not seen in four days.

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Broadway giant James ‘Jimmy’ Nederlander dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.

Actress who played TV psychic Miss Cleo dies of cancer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers’ futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

Kid going to college? The 7 cooking skills they need to know

When our oldest child left for college last fall, I knew I would miss him terribly. But would he miss or even think about home? We’re really close, but Solomon is an independent guy and had spent plenty of time away, so I was pretty sure he wouldn’t be homesick. I was happy to call him weekly, but I wasn’t sure what might prompt him to initiate a call or text.

Legendary broadcaster Ed Hurst still behind the mic at 90

When Ed Hurst, of Margate, looks back on his 73 years working in radio and television, some years stand out as favorites.

The Band Perry to play Tropicana in November

The Grammy-award winning The Band Perry will be playing at the Tropicana Casino and Resort Showroom on November 12, according to a release from Tropicana.

Taking action, prevention important in face of diabetes

I often speak on the “disease of the century,” diabetes — and for good reason, it is a serious disease. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death, and having diabetes nearly doubles our chance of having a heart attack. I was a gestational diabetic, I have close family members who are diabetic and pre-diabetic, and a friend who is legally blind from diabetes and recently had a stroke, a complication of diabetes. We are all touched by diabetes.

Feeling at om: A beginner's guide to meditation

Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and many other celebrities swear by it.

Miss NJ Brenna Weick traveled long pageant road to Miss America

Brenna Weick sat sipping coffee at Coffee Works in Voorhees Township as she looked over her schedule for the day.

Take our quiz: What Boardwalk food do you identify with?

By the middle of a South Jersey summer, you’ve probably traversed a boardwalk or two. And, if you’re anything like us, that involved sampling some boardwalk-famous treats.

Like the 'Star Trek' series, local fandom lives long, prospers

For Rita Marcon, of Northfield, the inclusiveness of the “Star Trek” science-fiction franchise proved to be irresistible.

For shoe-collecting charity, Somers Point man steps up to challenge

Dante Holley has experienced life’s highs and lows during the past year. Now, he’s hoping to help others, one pair of shoes at a time.

Actor Peter MacNicol loses 'Veep' Emmy nod over technicality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter MacNicol's best guest actor Emmy nomination for his work on "Veep" this past season has been revoked after officials determined the actor appeared in too many episodes of the HBO comedy.

WATCH: Was Laura Benanti's Melania Trump impression spot-on?

Actress Laura Benanti isn't a household name - beyond live theater, recent credits include a role as a troubled country singer on "Nashville" and "Supergirl's" mom on the CBS show. But her appearance on Tuesday's "The Late Show" might change that.

No updates on Toby Keith concert, so what happened?

For those who had hoped to see Toby Keith in concert Saturday, it’s not going to happen. And whether the country music star will come to Atlantic City at all this summer is in doubt.

Explore the Shore: Starter kit to standup paddleboarding

There’s one thing you need to know about stand-up paddleboarding.

Space station passes near Mars and other celestial sights to watch for

Would you like to see three famous bright planets - Jupiter, Mars and Saturn - lined up fairly high in the sky each evening? How about a side order of two more bright planets, though very low in the west right after sunset? How would you like to witness the International Space Station pass very near fiery Mars? Would you also like to see stars in Taurus the Bull wink out of view behind the bright edge of a lovely crescent moon, then flash back into sight from the moon's dark side?

Miss America plans education scholarship for past winners

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is: Miss America, on her way back to school.

Leslie Jones, under hateful barrage on Twitter, fights back

NEW YORK (AP) — Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones said she was "in a personal hell" and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse.

Kayaking photographer finds inspiration in South Jersey marshes

Janet Cass heads out on the waters behind Seven Mile Island every morning at 7 a.m.

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