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Stockton University adding new housing for 90 students in Galloway

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ Stockton University is getting some new off-campus student housing this year, but it won’t be in a motel.

Rowan gets grant to recruit women, minorities into engineering

Rowan University has received a $1.9 million grant to recruit and assist more women and minority students in engineering programs at the college.

Coast Guard, police search for missing diver near Belmar

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard and local police departments are searching for a 17-year-old diver who is missing in the Shark River Inlet near Belmar.

South Jersey man has state's first case of West Nile in 2016

TRENTON (AP) — State Health Department officials have confirmed a Camden County man has New Jersey's first human case of West Nile virus of the year.

South Jersey Verizon landline complaints get hearing dates

The state Board of Public Utilities will hold two special public hearings next month to gather testimony from residents and businesses about Verizon’s alleged poor service in parts of rural South Jersey.

CompleteCare network wins federal grant to expand oral health services

BRIDGETON — Oral health sometimes takes a back seat to general health, but local and federal organizations and health centers are making strides to fix that.

Atlantic Cape Community College offers drone training courses

MAYS LANDING — Local law enforcement officials are investigating how drones might be used to help reconstruct or review traffic accident sites.

Stockton Academy gives prospective teachers glimpse of urban schools

ATLANTIC CITY — Teaching in an urban school requires more than just knowledge of reading, writing, math or science. It takes an understanding of the challenges students also face outside the classroom.

Atco man killed in Folsom crash

FOLSOM — A man from Atco was killed in a one-car crash early Monday morning, police said.

Recent airport attacks at a glance

ISTANBUL (AP) — The attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. The following is a list of some of those attacks:

Holiday weekend shaping up to be seasonably nice

Three consecutive nice weekends are now in the books, but in this case, the fourth time is the charm.

Stockton's bond rating drops, but could get more state aid

Stockton University would get an extra $4 million in state aid for 2016-17 under the budget proposed by the state Legislature Thursday.

Christie proposes equal school aid for every student

Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday declared the current school funding formula a failure and proposed a dramatic change that would provide the same amount of state aid to every student in the state, regardless of where they live.

A.C. conference welcomes black businesswomen, professional women

ATLANTIC CITY — The Mid-Atlantic District of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs will convene for its 51st Conference this week at the Claridge Hotel.

Public mourns 'Voice' singer Christina Grimmie in N.J. service

MEDFORD — Christina Grimmie sang at her own memorial service.

Is the ocean chilly or warm? Check the wind

It’s the most popular topic Brian Devlin gets asked about through the summer.

Here are your Thursday traffic updates

Here are your shore traffic updates for Thursday.

Clinging jellyfish sting man swimming at New Jersey beach

MONMOUTH BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town says a man has been stung by a clinging jellyfish and hospitalized.

Rowan tuition and fees increase 2 percent for 2016-17

Tuition and fees at Rowan University will increase almost 2 percent for 2016-17, rising $244 for a total cost of $13,108 for the academic year.

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