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June 28, 2016

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New Jersey sales tax would drop, gas tax would rise

MICHAEL CATALINI

TRENTON (AP) — In an early morning vote Tuesday the Democrat-led Assembly, with Republican Gov. Chris Christie' support, passed sweeping legislation to raise New Jersey's gasoline tax by 23 cents per gallon while funding road and bridge work and slashing the sales tax from 7 percent to 6 percent.

 

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Scattered thunder storms possible Tuesday

By DAN SKELDON, Press meteorologist

Are you feeling the days growing shorter yet? The answer is probably not, but today will be 1 minute 20 seconds shorter than last Monday, which was the first day of summer and longest day of the year.

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Migrating clams take Mays Landing man to Mass. for work

PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press

Michael Mohr harvested surf clams for almost 30 of his 55 years, and his desire to stay in the only business he has ever known now takes him far from his family.

 
Tip leads Atlantic City police to suspect in fatal Pleasantville kidnapping

LYNDA COHEN, Staff Wrtiter

The last of four men charged in a fatal kidnapping in Pleasantville has been arrested after a car chase by Atlantic City police that ended in Absecon.

 
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100 heroin bags, $3,000 in cash seized in Middle Township raid

By BRIAN IANIERI, Staff Writer

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP--Authorities seized more than 100 bags of heroin and charged two township residents with drug distribution and possession, Middle Township police said Tuesday.

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Today's Shorecast

By DAN SKELDON, Press meteorologist

After our third straight great weekend weather-wise, most of us are hoping the luck will continue through the fourth!  Next weekend is the July Fourth holiday weekend, with so many weather dependent plans and events.

 
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Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64.

 
Bluefin catch among Ladies Invitational Tournament highlights: Shep on Fishing

MICHAEL SHEPHERD

Michael Del Rosario had a neat experience in the Ladies Invitational Bluefish Tournament.

 
Ventnor's Cecilia McClosky smashing national swim records at 66

DAVID WEINBERG, Staff Writer

VENTNOR - Every 10 or 20 years or so, Cecilia McCloskey gets the urge to swim again.

 
Atlantic City grad Callahan, O.C.'s Nunan compete at Olympic trials

MICHAEL JAMES, Staff Writer

Atlantic City High School graduate Colleen Callahan and Ocean City swimmer Amanda Nunan failed to advance in their races on the second day of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, on Monday.

 

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