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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.

Bank of America
NEW YORK - JULY 21: A man operates an automated teller machine at a Bank of America branch bank in midtown Manhattan July 21, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NJ bank branches continue to decline

With more and more people doing their banking online these days, the entire banking industry is undergoing a big transformation in New Jersey and across the nation.

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Job Seekers Attend Job Fair In San Jose, CA
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Looking for a job? What industries in NJ are hiring?

While New Jersey's economy has seen improvement in recent months, the state's unemployment rate continues to trail the nation. In May, the state added 12,200 jobs, but the unemployment rate held steady at 6.5 percent. Nationally, the unemployment rate was 5.5 percent for the month of May.

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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (Tim Larson, Governor's Office)

Guadagno gets her moment to shine

Now that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is focusing his efforts on winning the Republican presidential nomination, he will likely be be spending less time in the Garden State. As a result, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will likely increase her public appearance schedule across the state.

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Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)

Are motorists being watched at New Jersey intersections?

You see them wherever you go in New Jersey these days. What appear to be long white cameras are placed at most intersections, and some believe it's a Big Brother watching you scenario, while other theorize the cameras are part of a Homeland Security program to track suspected terrorists.

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