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  1. Fields of schemesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rational Review

    "A baseball stadium in Camden, New Jersey is being shut down three years after the team for which it was built has left town. At the groundbreaking in 2000, then-Governor Christine Todd Whitman said she'd 'heard the message from the movie Field of Dreams: 'If you build it, they will come.'

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  2. Man who kidnapped, sexually assaulted woman will spend at least 60 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    A Camden County man was sentenced Wednesday to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in 2016, officials said. Andre Wesley, 32, of Willingboro, must serve at least 59 years and 6 months of the sentence handed down by a New Jersey Superior Court judge before he is eligible for parole, according to a release from the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

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  3. Longer breastfeeding tied to lower risk of liver diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... children for shorter periods, said Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, New Jersey. "Maintaining lactation through at least the first six months is physiologically how the mother's body reprograms ...

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  4. Unwanted baby is NJ's first safe surrender of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOBM-FM Bayville

    State Police posted an unidentified infant left at a South Jersey hospital on their website, which is part of the process after a child is surrendered under New Jersey's Safe Haven program. The girl, the first baby surrendered so far in 2018, was left at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden around noon on Dec. 3. , a child less than 30 days old that has not been abused can be given up anonymously at any police station, hospital, fire department or first aid squads that are manned 24-7, with no questions asked and no threat of criminal prosecution.

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  5. In a courthouse reunion, - Camden 28' defendants say battle against injustice must continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Philly.com

    The Rev. Michael Doyle and Eugene Dixon, former members of the group of Vietnam war protesters known as the Camden 28, reunite Dec. 6 in a Camden courtroom.

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  6. Nutella maker close to buying Campbell Soup segment for $2 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Business Journal

    ... salad dressings and bags of carrots, Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa and hummus, and refrigerated soups. According to the Camden, New Jersey-based company, annual revenue - once the deals are completed - would hover around $2.1 billion, The decision came ...

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  7. Abusive ex admits murdering stepsisters, will spend at least 40 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | NJ.com

    Stepsisters Colleen Brownell, 48, left, and Alysia McCloskey, 41, were killed Dec. 30, 2017 by Mark Lyczak, 45, according to the Camden County Prosecutor. A Burlington County man admitted Monday to stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her stepsister to death last year, officials said.

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  8. Man admits sexually assaulting young girl while an YMCA employee, taking nude photo of a boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | NJ.com

    A 22-year-old man faces up to 20 years in prison after admitting in court Monday that he sexually assaulted a girl younger than five years old. Jermaine Ward, of Camden, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated sexual assault, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said in a news statement.

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  9. Surgical wraps upcycled to yoga mats, sleeping bags for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... effort through the holiday season, handing out mats just this past Saturday, Dec. 8, at Baptist Temple Church in Camden. Patrick Lavery is Senior Producer of Morning News and Special Programming for New Jersey 101.5, and is lead reporter and ...

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  10. Cops looking for shooter who killed homeless man in CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NJ.com

    It happened just before 10 a.m. in an alley near the 3100 block of Westfield Avenue, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said in a news statement. Police arrived at the alley after hearing reports of a man found unconscious.

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  11. Wanted: Employees Who Can Shake Hands, Make Small TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to the corporate world is absolutely critical." Subaru of America, Inc., which opened a new U.S. headquarters in Camden, N.J., earlier this year, has invested more than $1 million in local workforce-development programs since 2016, according to a ...

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  12. Laud N.J. effort to put polluters in their place | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Jersey Journal

    ... chemicals, scrap metal or the residues of household trash and human waste. It's also significant that Grewal came to Camden on Thursday to announce eight lawsuits against companies statewide that the state says made messes in lower-income ...

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  13. Opportunity for Sean Chandler comes from hard knocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Newsday

    ... to be in the NFL." Chandler was homeless for most of his life. He grew up with his mother and two siblings in the Camden, New Jersey area, bouncing around from shelter to shelter and from relative to relative, and occasionally spending nights ...

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  14. N.J. man killed after crashing into back of tractor-trailer on I-676Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NJ.com

    A 45-year-old New Jersey man was killed in an early-morning crash on Interstate 676 in Camden after rear-ending a tractor-trailer, authorities said. David Welsh, of West Deptford, struck the truck at 2:56 a.m. less than a mile from the Walt Whitman Bridge, according to State Police.

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  15. Irvington WR Mohamed Toure to take Rutgers official visit this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NJ.com

    ... prior to the start of the 2017 school year, before leaving a second time for Irvington. He will join Woodrow Wilson (Camden,N.J.) senior receiver, Under-Armour All-American and Louisville commit Stanley King on campus this weekend -- the two being ...

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  16. Giants news, 12/7: Rookie wall? Not for Saquon Barkley ... or B.J. HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Big Blue View

    ... Sean Chandler grew up in homeless shelters New York Giants' Sean Chandler is one of the lucky ones who made it out of Camden, N.J., an undrafted free agent safety from Temple who has turned a potential nightmare into this sweet, improbable dream of ...

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  17. Giants safety battled homeless childhood to live out a dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | New York Post

    ... about as a boy who bounced from homeless shelter to homeless shelter. He is one of the lucky ones who made it out of Camden, N.J., an undrafted free agent safety from Temple who has turned a potential nightmare into this sweet, improbable dream of ...

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  18. Krampus was part of holiday lore for centuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Times

    ... Soup Co. was founded by Joseph A. Campbell, a fruit merchant, and Abraham Anderson, an icebox manufacturer, in Camden, N.J., in 1869. Illustrator Grace Drayton created the chubby-faced Campbell's Kids in 1904. The first dolls were made in 1910, by ...

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  19. NJ files suits against polluters in Palmyra, Camden as part of new environmental justice initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Philly.com

    ... and Department of Environmental Protection. Three of the suits are centered on sites in Pennsauken, Palmyra and Camden and involved poisoned water wells, illegal dumping by a recycler said to have mob ties, and a service station that seeped hundreds ...

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  20. Taxpayers Will Pay $1 Million to Tear Down $18 Million Baseball...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Speaking in 2000 at the groundbreaking for a minor league baseball stadium in Camden, New Jersey, then-Governor Christine Todd Whitman reached for the most obvious cliche possible. The state's economic development authorities, she said , had "heard the message from the movie, Field of Dreams : 'If you build it, they will come.'

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