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Stockton University Making Progress On Enrollment Goal

Stockton University gets ever closer to its goal of enrolling 10,000 students next fall. The Board of Trustees says there was a 2% uptick in enrollment this semester, bringing the total number of undergrad and graduate students to 9,900. Also, at the Atlantic City campus, they’ve seen a 30% increase this fall from last to […]

First Human Case Of EEE Crops Up In Atlantic County

The first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in an Atlantic County resident has been confirmed by the New Jersey Department of Health. Atlantic County officials urge residents to continue to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Eastern Equine Encephalitis is one of several mosquito-borne illnesses that also include West Nile Virus. To […]

Five Suspects Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Identity Theft After Spree

Identity theft and credit card fraud counts face five men whom authorities say used dozens of stolen credit cards at an Atlantic City casino. Police say William Newhart opened a credit card in another man’s name at the Borgata and then he and his crew spent closed to $12,000 at restaurants and shops in the […]

Five Accused of Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud at the Borgata

Five men stand accused of using 81 illegally obtained gift cards to spend nearly $12,000 at an Atlantic City casino. Atlantic City police say William Newhart, of Philadelphia, opened a credit card in another man’s name without his permission. Newhart then allegedly used it to buy gift cards at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. […]

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Fort Jackson Army recruit dies preparing for outdoor physical training drill

Fort Jackson Army recruit dies preparing for outdoor physical training drill

JRLPhotographer/iStock(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- An 18-year-old Army recruit at Fort Jackson died on Friday night following a "medical emergency" before an outdoor physical training exercise, according to a Fort Jackson official.

The unidentified recruit was from central North Carolina and part of the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry regiment, nicknamed the "River Raiders."

U.S. Army Training Center and Fo...

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Ahead of the Emmys on Sunday, 'Pose' stars explain why ground-breaking series "cannot be measured by an award"

Ahead of the Emmys on Sunday, 'Pose' stars explain why ground-breaking series "cannot be measured by an award"

Indya Moore - Eric Liebowitz/FX(LOS ANGELES) -- Ahead of the71st Emmy Awards on Sunday night, Pose starsDominique Jackson and Indya Moore are sharing their thoughts on whatwinning the Emmy for Outstanding Drama series would mean to them.

When the series was first announced in 2017, it made history by casting five transgender actorsin series regular roles. It also also hadthe largest LGBT...

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North Korean mother and son defectors die of suspected starvation in Seoul

North Korean mother and son defectors die of suspected starvation in Seoul

Hakyung Kate Lee/ABC News(SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA) -- A mother and son who defected from North Korea are believed to have died of starvation after their bodies were uncovered two months after they were last seen.

"We are sorry" wailed women in black at a funeral for Han Sung Ok and her 6-year-old son. The women who were mourning were North Korean defectors who had never met the deceased before but t...

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High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study

High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study

iStock/PavelKant(NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes and now a study from Duke University raises serious health concerns for people using mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette products: a potentially cancer-causing chemical in some of the e-cigarette liquids.

The study details high levels of a chemical called pulegone, wh...

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Avocados with longer-lasting technology are finally in stores across the country

Avocados with longer-lasting technology are finally in stores across the country

MarsBars/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Is there anything worse than waiting for an avocado to be perfectly ripe, then cutting into it to find mushy brown streaks throughout? So much for what could have been great guacamole or the perfect toast topping.

Well, one food-tech startup has created a product that avocado lovers everywhere might get behind -- and its about to hit one of the largest regional groc...

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Trump heads to UN amid tensions with Iran, questions over call with Ukrainian leader

Trump heads to UN amid tensions with Iran, questions over call with Ukrainian leader

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump will join leaders from around the world as they converge in New York City this week for the United Nations General Assembly, an annual high-profile diplomatic gathering.

"I think for President Trump at the U.N., the hope is the third time is the charm," said Jon Alterman, the director of the Middle East program...

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