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Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, as she is crowned by last year's winner Cara Mund, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J.
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September 10, 2018 - 9:51 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The first woman to win the Miss America crown without having to don a swimsuit says she's glad she didn't have to. Nia Imani Franklin, who won the title Sunday night in Atlantic City while competing as Miss New York, said the changes in...
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Miss West Virginia, Madeline Collins
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September 08, 2018 - 11:04 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A contestant in the Miss America pageant says President Trump "has caused a lot of division" in the nation. Madeline Collins, Miss West Virginia, was asked an onstage question Friday night about what she feels is the most serious issue facing the nation. She replied "...
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Jeff Guaracino
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A longtime booster of tourism in Philadelphia and Atlantic City has been selected to lead the Visit Philadelphia organization. Jeff Guaracino — the current president and CEO of the Welcome America organization, which produces the annual Fourth of July celebration in...
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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
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Mike DeNardo
September 05, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There no doubt will be plenty of first-time sports gamblers on Thursday when the Philadelphia Eagles open the NFL season against the Atlanta Falcons. In Pennsylvania, there are no legal sports books yet. There are eight physical and five online in New Jersey. With...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
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Tim Jimenez
September 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The temporary shutdown of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line begins Wednesday, and regular riders must start their new routines. Instead of catching a train in Cherry Hill, rail rider Alex now has to add time to his commute and drive to the Lindenwold...
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Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields places the sash on Miss North Dakota Cara Mund after she was named Miss America 2018 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
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August 30, 2018 - 1:18 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 51 hopefuls vying for the title of Miss America are set to arrive in Atlantic City on Thursday amid changes and internal dissension for the pageant. Pageant Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson has feuded on Twitter with reigning Miss America Cara Mund after Mund said she'd...
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NJ Transit
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David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is adjusting its plan to help riders displaced by the shutdown of the Atlantic City Rail Line just after Labor Day to install a new safety system. The move comes after riders complained about the decision and the lack of notice. The shutdown will...
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Play SugarHouse Casino Slots app
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Ian Bush
August 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's gambling industry has gained another player that's part sportsbook, part casino game and a sliver of Facebook. Play SugarHouse Casino Slots — an app for Apple devices, Android and on the web — is equipped with a news feed that alerts gamblers when someone...
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Andy Madden
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David Madden
August 22, 2018 - 12:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of people converged on Atlantic City for the 16th annual Air Show on Wednesday. This one is a little different than in years past. For the first time, this show took on an international flair with a performance from the Canadian Air Force...
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Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at Lindenwold Station for a "We Are Listening" forum.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 20, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit held a public forum Monday to allow commuters on the Atlantic City rail line to voice their thoughts about the line shutting down for several months — and they had a lot to say. Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at...
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