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TODAY’S TOP STORIES


» The White House has demanded a vote on the GOP healthcare bill.

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President Donald Trump meets with truckers and industry CEOs regarding healthcare, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave Obamacare in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails. 

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CRDA holds it's first meeting with their new Executive Director, Chris Howard. Tuesday, January 10, 2017. (Viviana Pernot / Staff Photographer)

»CRDA moves to layoffs after funding loss.

CRDA will layoff 15 percent of its employees after a main funding source was diverted to pay Atlantic City's debt.

Read more here.

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Fortunato

Mainland Regional High School graduate Joe Fortunato, who signed with the Indianapolis Colts.

>>Colts sign Mainland graduate Joe Fortunato.

Fortunato, a 2012 graduate of Mainland Regional High School, signed with the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday as a long-snapper.

The 22-year-old tried out with the Colts on Thursday morning. After a pair of physicals, he was offered a contract.

Read more here.

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Armand Arduino, 69, of Key Largo, FL., allegedly filed false applications following Hurricane Sandy for FEMA assistance and a state grant for a home in Ventnor City. 

»Five more charged with FEMA & Sandy aid fraud.

Three people were charged Thursday in connection with fraudulent applications for Hurricane Sandy relief for a property in Atlantic County and two in Ocean County.

Read more here.

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Officers work in a driveway between 103 and 105 Albion Place on Thursday. Atlantic City police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Officer were called to the scene to investigate a death.

»Atlantic City police investigating a death on Albion Place.

The death was reported Thursday afternoon. There were few details on the situation.

Read more and watch the video here.

 

COMING LATER TODAY

-  We'll have a preview of the new distillery opening in Atlantic City.

- Cumberland County College will hold the official opening for its downtown Millville campus.

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