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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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Lower gas prices – how NJ residents are spending the cash they save

As the Memorial Day long weekend approaches, New Jersey drivers are paying a little more for gas than they did a few months ago, but with the average price for a gallon of regular at $2.51, gas prices are down $1 from this same time last year.

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A home destroyed by Sandy in Mantoloking, NJ
A home destroyed by Sandy in Mantoloking, NJ (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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A second chance at justice for Sandy victims

Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage could receive a letter as early as this week asking them if they want to reopen their claims so that they can be re-examined.

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Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
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How unpopular has Gov. Christie become?

During his first term as governor, Chris Christie became wildly popular, but over the past year and a half, after Bridgegate and a sluggish state economy that's still struggling, he's got his lowest approval ratings ever.

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Fewer NJ teens being locked up in juvenile detention centers

A new report finds the number of teenagers being sent to juvenile detention facilities both in New Jersey and across the country has dropped significantly in recent years, but youth of color are a lot more likely to be locked up than their white counterparts.

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A look at some annoying work habits. (ThinkStock)
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Annoying behavior by co-workers – 9 examples from New Jerseyans

If your co-workers do things that annoy you at the office, you are certainly not alone. In fact, most New Jerseyans say they are bothered by a wide variety of on-the-job behaviors ranging from talking too loud on cell phones to rudeness.

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Federal transportation funding for NJ – Could it be in jeopardy?

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone and several transportation advocates gathered at the Route 35 Bridge in Perth Amboy on Monday, calling on Congress to replenish the federal Highway Trust Fund.

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