South Jersey

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Justin Udo
October 25, 2018 - 2:21 pm
BURLINGTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Virtua Health System took its show on the road Thursday in an effort to reach underserved communities in South Jersey. The non-profit healthcare system set up shop in front of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Burlington. The fleet of vehicles offers free digital...
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David Madden
October 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- With just a week and a half before the midterms, and a new poll shows a South Jersey congressional race continues to be a toss up. Voters have seen and heard a lot of Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur and Democrat challenger Andy Kim over the last few months. The 3rd...
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The Virtua Samson Cancer Center
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Andrew Kramer
October 13, 2018 - 9:57 am
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) - Cancer patients in South Jersey will soon have a new place to get treatment right in their own backyards. The Virtua Samson Cancer Center, located in the Moorestown Commons Shopping Center, is part of the Penn Medicine | Virtua Cancer program. "Cancer care and...
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St. Joseph's Jayden Shertel talks with coach Paul Sacco during Saturday's football game against Vineland at Bill Bending Field in Hammonton, Oct. 6, 2018.
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Tim Jimenez
October 11, 2018 - 8:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Joseph High School in Hammonton, which has one of the most prominent football teams in South Jersey, has suspended long-time head coach Paul Sacco for two games because of a racially offensive video some of his players recorded. Fr. Allain B. Caparas, the school's...
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Gov. Phil Murphy announces his major economic agenda on Oct. 1, 2018 in Nutley, New Jersey.
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Ian Bush
October 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This could be the month New Jersey takes a big step toward legalizing recreational marijuana — at least that's what Gov. Phil Murphy suggests, echoing the forecast from the state's top lawmaker. Oct. 29 is the date Senate President Steve Sweeney has said he expects a...
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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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