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Governor Phil Murphy today showcased details of the proposed New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), a groundbreaking new program to bring more venture capital investment to New Jersey while strengthening the Garden State’s innovation ecosystem in N
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David Madden
July 05, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The fallout from New Jersey's latest budget battle continues with the Gov. Phil Murphy freezing $235 million in spending, and those affected by the move are complaining out loud about it. The governor’s office, in a statement, stressed that many of the programs hit by...
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Max with his dad
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David Madden
June 27, 2019 - 8:35 pm
CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — For the sixth year in a row, Camden County is hosting a week long day camp for disabled children throughout South Jersey. The goal? To get them to ride a two-wheel bike on their own. Inside and out of the gym at Camden County College, 35 children are getting...
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Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson
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David Madden
June 14, 2019 - 9:07 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden's popular police chief is calling it quits after 25 years in the department, the last 11 in the top spot. Scott Thomson announced his plans in a press release. He rose through the ranks to assume the chief's position while the department was under state control...
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David Madden
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — In Camden County, officials are forgiving thousands of dollars in overdue library book fines starting next month. The decision to rescind over $76,000 in pending fines won’t really cost much. The overdue fees constitute less than one half of one percent of the county...
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John McDevitt
May 31, 2019 - 4:35 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A strategy has been announced to make the streets of Camden safer by targeting illegal ATVs and off-road vehicles. Officials like Lt. Zsakhiem James of the Camden County Police Department say the drivers of these vehicles are reckless and have a blatant disregard for...
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David Madden
May 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Public school officials in Camden have revised the future, a bit, for a pair of schools targeted for closure come the fall to bridge a $27 million deficit. The Cream School will still be converted into an early childhood facility and the Veterans School will be closed...
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Chris Christie and Phil Murphy
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Mike Dougherty
May 09, 2019 - 3:24 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The back and forth between Camden County elected officials and Gov. Phil Murphy continues, as the Democrats say Republican Chris Christie did more for Camden than the current governor is doing. In Camden County, there's a belief that Murphy suffers from "geographic...
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What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve.
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David Madden
May 01, 2019 - 4:50 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve. The site along 36th Street just off the border with Pennsauken was home to a sewage treatment plant long since torn down. Over the last several years...
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New Jersey country road
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David Madden
April 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey plans to hand out $161 million to fund municipal road and bridge repair projects in 95 percent of the state. Money will go to 537 towns for various projects that have been in the pipeline for months. The idea, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, is to take...
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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announces the first “ghost gun” seizures and arrests, under a new law banning untraceable weapons.
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Steve Tawa
March 18, 2019 - 2:06 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The first arrests under a New Jersey law criminalizing "ghost guns" happened in Camden County. It is now illegal to build or sell guns from online kits. N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says "ghost guns" are not registered and do not have serial numbers. Grewal...
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