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Shocking story of American girl, 14, forced into prostitution by sex traffickers

'The man stripped off his clothes and told me I reminded him of his granddaughter': Shocking story of American girl, 14, forced into prostitution by sex traffickers 'The man stripped off his clothes and left the socks on his feet.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Journal

Millville Police

* Edwin Crespo, 32, of Vineland was arrested Tuesday on charges of shoplifting and criminal mischief.

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Related Topix: Vineland, NJ, Bridgeton, NJ, Cumberland County, NJ

Patch.com

County Sheriff Warns of Scam Phone Calls

Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles is advising the public today to be aware of scam phone calls being made throughout the county.

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Lower Township Gazette

Somers Point-Mays Landing bridge plans to be discussed April 22

The public will be able to learn more about the county's plans replace the Catawba Bridge which carries Somers Point- Mays Landing Road over Miry Run in Egg Harbor and Hamilton Townships during a public information session scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Green Tree Golf Course, 1030 Somers Point- Mays Landing Road in Egg Harbor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mays Landing, NJ, Somers Point, NJ, Landing, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Great Egg Harbor River, US National Parks

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Atlantic County Drug Collection Box Rakes in 54 Pounds of Pills in One Month

Just one month after the permanent drug collection box was installed in the county courthouse, 54 pounds of pills have been disposed of contributing to a total of 88 pounds of drugs overall, Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles announced on Tuesday.

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Lower Township Gazette

LoBiondo uses Pleasantville stop to call for unemployment benefits extension

Calling on his fellow members in the House of Representatives to "ease the agony" of the long-term unemployed, U.S. Representative Frank LoBiondo pledged to lead a crusade for lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE _ Calling on his fellow members in the House of Representatives to "ease the agony" of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pleasantville, NJ, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cape May County, NJ, Cumberland County, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Freeze watch for parts of South Jersey

Just when you thought it was safe to open all of your windows, the National Weather Service is suggesting that you pull the parka back out of the closet for at least one day./NWS Just when you thought it was safe to open all of your windows, the National Weather Service is suggesting that you pull the parka back out of the closet for at least one ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Cape May County, NJ

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

South Jersey faces warmth, heavy rain, near-freezing temperatures through Wednesday

Following one of the best weather weekends in several months, South Jersey weather watchers face a day of warmth, a day of heavy rain and possibly freezing temperatures.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Ocean County getting most Sandy housing aid

Nearly $14 million of the $23 million spent on the Sandy Housing Rental Assistance Program has helped 5,137 Ocean County residents pay their bills and housing expenses.

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

Ventnor considers tax abatements for home improvements

The Board of Commissioners is considering naming the entire city an area in need of rehabilitation, which would provide homeowners with tax incentives to improve their homes.

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Related Topix: Mays Landing, NJ, Landing, NJ, Millville, NJ

Patch.com

County Intersection Improvement to Affect Traffic on Pitney Road Next Week

Alternating traffic patterns will remain in effect on Pitney Road in Galloway at the intersection of Moss Mill Road next week, the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Galloway, NJ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges early on Thursday, April 10 after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a Swan Drive residence in the Cardiff section of the township.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Daily Kos

Breaking Down the NJ Legislature, Part 2

New Jersey is one of the greatest states to be a political observer, which is why I'm glad that I live here.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US News, Atlantic City, NJ, Pleasantville, NJ, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Journal

Survey expected to assess health needs of community

"The survey is completely anonymous, with no personal identifying questions," explained Atlantic County Health Officer Patricia Diamond.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBS Local

Ventnor Woman Indicted In Husband's 2007 Murder

A Ventnor woman has been indicted for the 2007 murder of her husband, announced Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Patch.com

Men Plead Guilty in 2011 Egg Harbor City Vehicular Homicide

Two men pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in connection with the death of a 19-year-old woman in Egg Harbor City in 2011, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Egg Harbor City, NJ, Chatsworth, NJ, Browns Mills, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

Long-term Sandy recovery group to meet with residents April 16 in EHT

Residents who are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy damage will have an opportunity to meet with a long-term disaster recovery group on Wednesday, April 16 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Atlantic City, NJ

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Snow, temperatures neared historic levels in March in New Jersey

For three weeks, Wildwood Crest became snow capital of New Jersey while one of the most disruptive winters in recent memory continued to deliver cold and possibly historic weather, a leading state climatologist says./R.J. Liberatore Jr. For three weeks, Wildwood Crest became snow capital of New Jersey while one of the most disruptive winters in ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Wildwood Crest, NJ, Weather, Estell Manor, NJ, Cape May County, NJ

Daily Record

Weird NJ visits fantastical former farmhouse in South Jersey

For the past few years, motorists driving along Route 9 in the New Gretna/Bass River area have reported seeing strange -- some might even say downright bizarre -- things popping up along the roadside.

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Related Topix: New Gretna, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Brigantine, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Atlantic County man among latest charged with filing false applications for Sandy relief funds

TRENTON - Two additional homeowners, from Basking Ridge and Galloway Township, have been charged with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds in connection with Superstorm Sandy, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Monday.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Prison

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