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Blink-182 to play A.C. beach concert on Labor Day

ATLANTIC CITY — Punk rock veterans Blink-182 will be coming to the beach on Labor Day, Sept. 5, according to promoter Live Nation.

Police confirm Hamilton car accident, two unconscious

The Hamilton Township Police Department confirmed an accident on the Thelma Avenue sandpit in Hamilton Township this evening.

Local radio broadcaster Berger dies at 89

Longtime local radio host Howard Berger died just a week before his 90th birthday, his oldest daughter said Saturday.

Beachstock bands, beer roll in Margate

MARGATE — As parents bought Italian water ice for the kids or a beer for themselves Saturday, Beachstock was officially underway.

Spaghetti helps feed parents' fight against addiction

Tammy Schmincke has learned a lot about heroin addiction since losing her son to an overdose last Easter.

Local shark researchers study sea’s big predators

Shark Week is back.

Vehicle fire reported in Hamilton Township

5:00: Pockets of volume on the Atlantic City Expressway eastbound from Exit 12 (Mays Landing) to Exit 7 (Garden State Parkway).

How Christie finds savings in the state budget

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, facing a roughly $600 million gap as the current budget year ends and scouring the nearly $34 billion spending plan for spare cash, is finding savings from overestimated costs.

Old-fashioned bidding wars still happen in real estate

A home sale that closed recently in Linwood brought back pleasant memories for the agents and sellers involved. That’s because the deal came down to a bidding war between two buyers, an event that’s been a rarity lately in most South Jersey real estate transactions.

Former North Jersey state Sen. Raymond Bateman dies at 88

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A veteran state lawmaker who helped create New Jersey's county college system and once ran for governor has died.

How the Expressway Connector rewrote Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Every time Laura Williams leaves her Erie Avenue home in the Monroe Park section of the city, she can’t help but think about how much the neighborhood has changed over the years.

NJ Transit, 2 unions reach tentative contract deal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The two remaining rail unions negotiating with New Jersey Transit have reached tentative agreements with the agency.

Trump tries to play down Americans' fear of Brexit fallout

ABERDEENSHIRE, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump is trying to play down Americans' fears about the possible financial fallout from the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union.

How much are homes selling for near you?

Transactions are from county property records. Settlement dates are listed; deed filings may be delayed. Location may reflect address of seller rather than property sold. If your property is incorrectly listed, call 609-272-7253.

Local Britons celebrate, stock advisers urge calm after Brexit

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union garnered mixed emotions Friday, sent stock markets tumbling and prompted uncertainty about the long-term impact on the U.S. and global economies.

Now that Britain wants out, EU must figure out how to do it

BRUSSELS (AP) — Now that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, the bloc's first order of business is figuring out how to get rid of it. Surprisingly, that's a tall order.

Trans-Atlantic Trend? Trump sees UK vote as validation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain's stunning vote to bolt from the European Union sent political tremors across the Atlantic, fueling Donald Trump's confidence that frustrated U.S. voters will back similarly sweeping change and rattling Democrats who are banking on Americans ultimately choosing a more conventional leader in Hillary Clinton.

Democrats approved platform draft with Sanders' imprint

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democrats approved a draft of the party platform early Saturday that includes steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocates for a $15 an hour wage and urges the abolition of the death penalty, reflecting the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.

Storm-damage repairs, assessment continue in Cape May County

Cleanup from the storm that brought winds of at least 80 mph to Cape May County on Tuesday was still being completed by many Friday.

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