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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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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)
A look at some annoying work habits. (ThinkStock)

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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New Jersey’s golf courses fighting to attract more players

Back in the late 1990s, as Tiger Woods began winning tournaments, the game of golf was more popular than ever, however, for a variety of reasons, including time commitment, cost and high degrees of difficulty and frustration, the number of people playing golf today has decreased.

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David Wildstein – Bridgegate cases rest heavily on his credibility

When the Bridgegate trial begins this summer, federal prosecutors will rely on the testimony of former Port Authority operative David Wildstein to convince a jury that two fellow ex-associates of Gov. Chris Christie were key players in the lane closing scheme at the George Washington Bridge in September 2013.

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