South Jersey

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Mark Abrams
September 18, 2018 - 3:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Tuesday the distribution of more than $20 million to expand preschool programs in 31 school districts, including several in South Jersey. Schools in Bellmawr, Lindenwold and Woodlynne in Camden County are among those to share in the...
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Carol and Ed Ryan, visitors from Long Island, enjoyed the beach on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The two said they had heard the island is part of the state's zone A evacuation that was issued in advance of Hurricane Florence, but are not planning on leaving yet.
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David Madden
September 11, 2018 - 4:07 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is battening down for whatever Hurricane Florence may bring to the East Coast this week. About 80 members of the state's emergency Task Force One are already in North Carolina, awaiting deployment where they are needed. Gov. Phil Murphy said during a...
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Marijuana samples on display at MedMen in West Hollywood, California, Jan. 2, 2018. On Jan. 1, it became legal in California to sell recreational marijuana, but many shops began sales on Jan. 2.
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Ian Bush
September 05, 2018 - 11:30 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's plenty of interest in South Jersey among would-be medical marijuana dispensaries. Fifty-one organizations applied to operate medical cannabis shops in the southern part of the state alone — more than either North or Central Jersey. The New Jersey Department...
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Labor Day weekend breakfast
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David Madden
August 31, 2018 - 2:13 pm
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the start of the fall political season. So it should come as no surprise that a Labor Day weekend breakfast in South Jersey served as a rallying point for the mid-term congressional election, particularly for one Democrat in...
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If you live in South Jersey and your phone number has a 609 area code, the dialing rules are changing come Saturday.
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David Madden
August 16, 2018 - 4:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you live in South Jersey and your phone number has a 609 area code, the dialing rules are changing come Saturday. From now on, you will have to add the area code for any call you make. It's not like you haven't been warned over the last 18 months that this was...
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David Madden
July 06, 2018 - 12:02 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A second case of measles exposure in the last two weeks has been reported in South Jersey, and officials are emphasizing residents take precautionary measures. The word comes in a notification from the New Jersey Health Department. This second case is directly...
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Reactor operator Chris Mitchell explains the control room at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey, New Jersey, the oldest nuclear plant in the country, in 2004.
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Mike DeNardo
July 03, 2018 - 11:06 am
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's oldest nuclear plant, Oyster Creek in South Jersey, is going to shut down in two months. But the radioactive material there will remain for decades. The Ocean County nuclear plant, which opened in 1969, will stop generating electricity on Sept. 17,...
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Donald Norcross
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David Madden
June 29, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Last week, South Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross, D-Camden, attempted to visit three children separated from their parents and housed in a Camden shelter as part of President Trump's "zero tolerance" program to combat illegal immigration. He was turned away at the...
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American Football and Helmet on Field
May 04, 2018 - 10:08 am
CHERRY HILL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Camden Catholic High School President Mary Whipkey sent a statement to school alumni about allegations of racism from former history teacher and head football coach Nick Strom. He said earlier this week that the school fired him because he has too many black...
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