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  1. Jewelry expert testifies in $20M insurance fraud-fires caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    A local GOP fundraiser charged in a $20 million insurance scheme after three mansion fires in five years cursed and discussed the Mafia while meeting with a jewelry appraiser about her claims, the appraiser testified Tuesday. Claire Risoldi's "salty language" was humorous until it became threatening, appraiser Don Palmieri testified at a hearing over the racketeering case filed against Risoldi, her adult children and three others.

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  2. Report leaves many questions about Atlantic City's futureRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | New Jersey Herald

    Emergency managers appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recommend spending cuts and layoffs as a starting point toward getting Atlantic City's troubled finance under control. But their initial report - which does not envision a bankruptcy filing - leaves many unanswered questions as the city and state grapple with Atlantic City's municipal and school budget deficits of nearly $150 million.

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  3. Social media plays large role in tourism marketing campaignsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | New Jersey Herald

    Every Monday, Al Alven posts a simple image to Wildwood 365's Facebook and Instagram accounts: a shot of the Boardwalk, or Morey's Piers' Ferris wheel, with a countdown to Memorial Day. "Sometimes, you post just a photo of a piece of pizza and people go nuts over it," Alven told The Press of Atlantic City .

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  4. South Jersey residents work to save landmark dinosaurRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New Jersey Herald

    Some New Jersey residents want to preserve a dinosaur replica which once marked the halfway point between Atlantic City and New York. The Bayville dinosaur has stood over Route 9 in Berkeley Township for more than 80 years since a taxidermist bought the 12-foot brontosaurus to advertise his business.

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  5. Christie could find agreement with rivals over drug abuseRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | New Jersey Herald

    The Legislature is preparing to claw into Gov. Chris Christie's 2016 budget but one area that may prove to be more common ground than battleground is on drug abuse and addiction services, an issue the governor has elevated among many others. Drug addiction services make up a small part of Christie's $33.8 billion budget proposal - just under 2 percent.

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  6. Man convicted in alcohol-related crash that killed young boyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | New Jersey Herald

    A southern New Jersey man accused of driving drunk when he caused a three-vehicle accident that killed a young boy and paralyzed another has been convicted of aggravated manslaughter. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Atlantic County jury also convicted 62-year-old William Liepe on two counts of aggravated assault.

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  7. Wife guilty of dismembering husband, storing parts in closetRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New Jersey Herald

    A woman was convicted Tuesday of killing her husband, hiding his dismembered remains in plastic storage containers and taking them with her when she moved. Loretta Doyle Burroughs, 63, was found guilty after brief deliberations by a jury, the Press of Atlantic City reports .

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  8. AC pol to appeal dismissal of suit against prosecutorsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | New Jersey Herald

    An Atlantic City councilman says he'll appeal the dismissal of his lawsuit alleging the New Jersey Attorney General's office maliciously prosecuted him for voter fraud. Marty Small says an appeals panel was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit late last week after numerous rulings in his favor.

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  9. Korean War vets will be honoredRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | New Jersey Herald

    Korean War veterans are invited to partake in a free all-day trip - with meals included - to the New Jersey Korean War Veterans' Memorial in Atlantic City on Saturday, March 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event, dubbed "Rolling Honor," is being held to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War and still has space available for additional participants. Sponsored by Sussex Elks Lodge 2288, the day will begin with breakfast at the Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge in Mount Arlington.

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  10. Franklin meeting speedy, low-keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | New Jersey Herald

    The first Borough Council meeting since Mayor Paul Crowley announced he is seeking a third term was unusually speedy and low-key. Tuesday's 7 p.m. meeting took only 35 minutes and was absent the contentious tenor of many in the past year.

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  11. Transportation fund takes spotlight ahead of budget hearingsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | New Jersey Herald

    Gov. Chris Christie's chief transportation officer might be forgiven if he were disappointed the governor did not address the state's ailing trust fund in his 2016 budget address last month. The fate of the fund has catapulted to center stage for lawmakers - sharing the spotlight with top-tier issues like the future of Atlantic City and the state's public pension system - because the issue directly impacts New Jersey drivers if taxes go up to replenish the fund.

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  12. Former Sparta mayor Brian Brady sentenced to probation for misuse of police databasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | New Jersey Herald

    Brian Brady - a former Sparta mayor and police captain for the state Department of Human Services, found guilty in July of misusing police databases for background checks - was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation. He will also be required to forfeit his public position and will be permanently barred from public employment in New Jersey.

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  13. FBI: 'Red wig' robber drove dad's Porsche, had paintball gunRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | New Jersey Herald

    A suburban New York woman drove her father's Porsche to New Jersey, donned a bright red wig and used a paintball gun to rob a bank of more than $100,000 that she may have taken to Atlantic City, the U.S. attorney's office alleged in a criminal complaint released Friday. Michelle Cantatore had an initial appearance Friday afternoon in federal court in Newark, where she is charged with bank robbery.

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  14. H.S. Wrestling: 10 locals out to get gold at statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - Newton's Gus Protogeropoulos will try to extend the Braves' state-record list of 82 state champions by going for the 195-pound title at this weekend's 82nd annual NJSIAA Wrestling Championships in Atlantic City. By ANTHONY SPAULDING aspaulding@njherald.com Newton's Gus Protogeropoulos might have said it best last Saturday as far as the approach he, along with nine other area wrestlers, will be taking when they compete at this weekend's 82nd annual NJSIAA Wrestling Championships at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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  15. Ex-quarterback's golf course lease plan defeatedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | New Jersey Herald

    Former Philadelphia Eagles star Ron Jaworski's company had proposed a lease to run the course in Brigantine for 15 years. The Press of Atlantic City reports the city council debated the plan for four hours before rejecting it on a 4-3 vote on Wednesday.

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  16. H.S. Wrestling: Lenape Valley's Barrett, Newton's Protogerpoulos,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | New Jersey Herald

    Photos by Anthony Spaulding/New Jersey Herald - Newton's Gus Protogeropoulos, top, controls Sparta's Gavin Lally during practice Tuesday at Newton High School in Newton. Lenape Valley's D.J. Barrett, top, controls Lally during practice.

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  17. Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | New Jersey Herald

    Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires. Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday became the second major U.S. airline to announce it will no longer accept bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries, also called lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power everything from smartphones to laptops to power tools.

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  18. 2 dead in southern New Jersey motel shootingRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say they found 22-year-old Pleasantville resident Diante Owen and 22-year-old Mays Landing resident Gerald Alvarez dead at the Red Roof Inn in Absecon on Sunday morning. A short time later, authorities say two men arrived at an Atlantic City hospital with gunshot wounds.

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  19. H.S. Wrestling: Extra motivation helps High Point's Gaccione, Kobis,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - High Point's Jason Gaccione, top. wrestles Phillipsburg's Stephen Friedman during 145-pound final of the Region 1 Tournament on Saturday at Wallkill Valley High School, in Hardyston.

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  20. Miss America Organization president is stepping downRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The organization announced Friday that Sam Haskell, its chairman and CEO, has been promoted to executive chairman and will assume Pearce's duties. "Sharon has provided a great service to our organization," Haskell said.

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