Atlantic City

Sept 9, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin is mobbed from after she was crowned at Boardwalk Hall.
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Mike Dougherty
April 10, 2019 - 9:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Organizers of the Miss America pageant say it will not be held at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this year. Boardwalk Hall has hosted more than 75 Miss America pageants, but organizers are scrambling to find a new home for it. READ: Ospreys of Atlantic City now have...
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Atlantic City Ospey
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Mike Dougherty
March 30, 2019 - 9:05 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Ospreys have been nesting atop billboards along the Atlantic City Expressway, but that's about to change as three new perches have been built right on the bay. KYW's Mike Dougherty spoke with Steve Dougherty from the South Jersey Transportation Authority about...
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sports betting in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
March 13, 2019 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $320 million on sporting events in February, led by action on the day of the Feb. 3 Super Bowl and...
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Chris Ferry's two sons, who live in Florida, wanted to do something special for their dad's 62nd birthday, which is on March 16.
Courtesy of Chris Ferry
Andrew Kramer
March 10, 2019 - 3:45 pm
LINWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It was early one morning when Chris Ferry of Linwood got a text message from a phone number he didn't recognize, wishing him a happy birthday. He replied with "who is this?" Here's how he said the conversation went after that: "Nick." "Nick who?" "You don't know me...
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Anthony Bourdain
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Rachel Kurland
February 25, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anthony Bourdain spent his career traveling the world and tasting unique cuisines, from the traditions of Vietnam to the suburbs of Massachusetts. But to his home state, he'll always be remembered as a Jersey boy. Two weeks after his death in June 2018, New Jersey...
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Wayne Parry/AP
February 22, 2019 - 9:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League is king when it comes to legal sports bets, but other professional gridiron leagues are looking to embrace and profit from it, too. Casino sportsbooks are already taking action on the Alliance of American Football, a new spring league. And the...
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Gov. Phil Murphy signed reform legislation for NJ Transit on Dec. 20, 2018 at the Summit Train Station in Summit, N.J.
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Dan Majka
February 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City Rail Line riders Thursday night will get the first of two chances to voice concerns to New Jersey Transit about the future of the service. Riders have been left frustrated since the line was shut down last September. NJT already has delayed its reopening...
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Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City
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David Madden
January 29, 2019 - 11:54 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The name of the company planning to take over the troubled Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City has finally been revealed. Luxor Capital Group is a hedge fund based in Manhattan — and has nothing to do with the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Current...
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Warped Tour 2013 in Holmdel, New Jersey
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Rachel Kurland
January 28, 2019 - 12:09 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Vans Warped Tour marked its final nationwide, summer-long run last year, but the festival is far from gone. Warped Tour will celebrate its 25th anniversary with five days of festival events this summer, including two days in Atlantic City. The events begin at...
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Hard Rock Cafe
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David Madden
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As sports betting has grown by leaps and bounds in New Jersey, one Atlantic City casino has stood on the sidelines. But not for much longer. The Hard Rock wants to get in the game, but the casino's president Joe Lupo has taken things slow. He has good reason. "...
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