New Jersey

 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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Mike Dougherty
April 25, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a two-hour hearing in Trenton on Thursday on the effects of climate change in New Jersey. A recent study finds two out of three people are concerned about global warming, but their level of understanding varies greatly. Each expert present at the hearing...
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(L) Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. (R) Empty space where Kate Smith statue stood
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Dan Wing
April 25, 2019 - 8:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Legion post in Wildwood, N.J., is hoping to get enough signatures with an online petition to bring the Kate Smith statue formerly located outside the Wells Fargo Center to their city. Members of the Byron Pennington Croker American Legion Post 184 are...
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Donald Dvorin demonstrates how to use a pollen count machine on a Mount Laurel, N.J,., rooftop.
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Tim Jimenez
April 25, 2019 - 7:58 am
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Pollen counts right now are at "extreme levels," says Dr. Donald Dvorin with The Asthma Center. Dvorin is one of the people helping keep track of pollen counts this time of year. On the rooftop of his Mount Laurel, N.J., office, he demonstrated how he collects...
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NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 29: Bridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, exits the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Courthouse following her sentencing on March 29, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.
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Mike Dougherty
April 24, 2019 - 7:22 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former chief of staff is heading to prison for her role in the Bridgegate scandal. Bridget Kelly didn't hold back after being resentenced to 13 months in prison. "Mr. Christie, you are a bully and the days of you calling me a liar...
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Forest fire.
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Molly Daly
April 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — It's peak wildfire season in New Jersey and state forest fire service officials held a telephone news conference late Wednesday morning to get the word out. Although you may think summer is prime wildfire time, state forest service Fire Warden Greg McLaughlin says...
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New Jersey state capitol building in Trenton.
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David Madden
April 24, 2019 - 3:23 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Trenton is facing a potential short-term financial crisis. Mayor Reed Gusciora says state officials have informed them that they are not authorized to make any payments, since they have failed to adopt a budget as required by law by a deadline of April 11...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina
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David Madden
April 24, 2019 - 1:53 pm
BURLINGTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A year-long program to get people with drug addictions into treatment programs in Burlington County is expanding into a third municipality come May. The "Straight to Treatment" program began a little over a year ago in Evesham Township. Pemberton came on board...
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Senior RHP Danny Serreino has a 2.40 ERA this season for Division III Rowan University.
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Matt Leon
April 24, 2019 - 12:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University baseball team has maintained its status this season as one of the top teams in the country in Division III. The Profs are 25-7 and fighting for first place in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (10-3 conference record) as they come down the home...
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