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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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A warning to parents of NJ teens [AUDIO]

Despite aggressive, ongoing efforts to warn New Jersey teens and their parents about the growing epidemic of prescription drug and heroin use, an increasing number of our kids are getting hooked on heroin, and many are overdosing on the dangerous drugs, in some cases, fatally.

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Why is heroin use so high among NJ kids? [AUDIO]

In part two of our series "Drugs and our kids," we look at why the heroin epidemic has exploded so dramatically in the Garden State. All this week we’ll examine the issue, look for answers about why this is happening, and discuss what can be done to reverse the trend.

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Drug use shooting higher in NJ [AUDIO]

In part one of our series on the rise in drug use among middle and high school students in New Jersey, we explore the substances that are being abused and their dangers. All this week we'll examine the issue, look for answers about why this is happening, and discuss what can be done to reverse the trend.

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Helping NJ Heroin Overdose Victims [AUDIO]

A pilot program, currently operating in Ocean and Monmouth counties, that calls for police officers to carry and administer the drug Narcan to heroin overdose victims has been so successful in saving lives that it's being expanded across the Garden State.

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Gov. Chris Christie, being interviewed by Townsquare Media's Eric Scott (foreground) on Monday, June 16, 2014. (Photo by Kira Buxton)
Gov. Chris Christie, being interviewed by Townsquare Media's Eric Scott (foreground) on Monday, June 16, 2014. (Photo by Kira Buxton)
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Christie on Iraq: US Needs Energy Independence

He insists no decision has been made about running for President in 2016, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is traveling all over the country these days, meeting with GOP movers and shakers while fundraising for the Republican Governor's Association.

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