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David Matthau

David Matthau has been covering New Jersey news for more than 20 years, and he’s been New Jersey 101.5’s lead investigative reporter since 2000.

David has covered a number of breaking news stories, including the 9/11 Terror Attacks, the Jersey based Anthrax Attack Investigation, and the resignation of Governor Jim Mcgreevey.

Most recently, he served as the radio pool reporter – traveling with Governor Christie’s motorcade that toured areas of North Jersey devastated by hurricane Irene.

David has also covered the campaigns of former Governors McGreevey and Corzine, and current Governor Chris Christie, as well as U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez.

Additionally, David broke the story – in a series of reports – on New Jersey’s crumbling, dangerous bridges.

David has won numerous Associated Press awards for coverage of Jersey stories, and he’s been featured as an expert reporter on CNN’s Nancy Grace show, covering various topics including the Prom Mom Baby dumped in Trash segment.

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Traffic jam with rows of cars
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No real way to put the brakes on traffic congestion in NJ, experts say

Last week, NJ 101.5 reported on a recent Texas A&M study showing that New Jersey drivers spend up to two weeks a year stuck in traffic jams. So you might be wondering -  is there any real way to alleviate this congestion?

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Lightbridge Academy (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Parents express shock in wake of day care ‘Fight Club’

The investigation continues in Union County after two teacher assistants at the Lightbridge Academy Day Care Center in Cranford were arrested for allegedly encouraging children between the ages of 4 and 6 to fight each other.

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Many NJ shoppers are looking forward to Labor Day sales. (ariwasabi, ThinkStock)
Many NJ shoppers are looking forward to Labor Day sales. (ariwasabi, ThinkStock)
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New Jerseyans, retailers look forward to Labor Day sales

With only a few days left before the Labor Day long weekend kicks off, a lot of Garden State residents are making plans to head to barbeques, the beach, the golf course - and the malls.

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