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General George Washington (1732 - 1799) stands in the prow of a rowing boat crossing the Delaware to seek safety in Pennysylvania after defeat by the British.
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Ian Bush
December 24, 2018 - 4:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — High water levels in the Delaware River have forced the cancellation of the river-crossing portion of the annual Christmas Day reenactment, featuring Gen. George Washington and his troops. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced Monday that...
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3D illustration of "brain-eating amoeba" infection Naegleria fowleri, shown in flagellate, trophozite and and cyst forms.
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Eric Walter
October 01, 2018 - 10:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 29-year-old Ventnor City, N.J., man who recently visited a surf resort in Waco, Texas, has died from what is commonly referred to as a "brain-eating amoeba." Fabrizio Stabile tested positive for Naegleria fowleri — a rare and highly deadly amoeba that typically...
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Seagull on post at New Jersey Shore
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Eric Walter
August 15, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are 17 Jersey Shore beaches under health advisories, and at risk of closing, because of high bacteria levels in the water. Officials with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday that water samples from beaches in Cape May, Ocean,...
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