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Kelly Waldron

Born and raised in New Jersey, Kelly Waldron graduated from Rutgers University and got her start in radio at WSUS in Sussex County.  She then moved on to WCTC/WMGQ in Middlesex County where she spent five years as Morning Drive News Anchor and Reporter before moving on to become a national correspondent for Metro Networks where she started the New Jersey Bureau.  From Metro Networks, Kelly moved on to WCBS 880 in New York where she spent ten years as a reporter.  Kelly decided to come back to her New Jersey roots and joined the NJ 101.5 news team as our Afternoon Drive News Anchor and Reporter.  She resides in Monroe with her husband and two children.

Homebuyers
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Millennials holding off on first home

The economy is improving, hiring is gaining strength and average hourly wages are moving upward, which means potential homebuyers are beginning to feel better about taking on a mortgage. However, it's a different story for millennials who are not quite ready to pull the trigger.

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Office romance: Is the bloom off the rose?

If you are looking for romance, you may not have to go much further than the office.  A new survey by CareerBuilder found that nearly two in five, or 38 percent, of employees in the United States have dated someone who worked for the same company.  In fact, 16 percent have dated a co-worker more than once.

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Survey: Many motorists are still driving dangerously

Despite the fact that one in three motorists have had a loved one who was seriously injured or killed in a crash, many still admit that they run red lights, speed, use distracting devices and drive drowsy, according to the AAA Foundation's latest Traffic Safety Culture Index.

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Newark, Jersey City get no Valentine’s Day kiss, just low rankings

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and while Americans are planning to spend a record $18.9 billion on their significant other on items like candy, flowers and a special night out, there are certain cities across the country -- including two in New Jersey -- that do not rank highly on the list of the nation's best in which to celebrate the romantic holiday.

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Americans are spending more this year on Valentine’s Day

From flowers to candy to a night out on the town, couples plan to pull out all the stops this Valentine's Day and will shower their significant others with gifts. According to the National Retail Federation's Valentine's Day Consumer Spending Survey, the average person will spend more this year than in 2014.

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If you use emojis, you likely have more sex — really?

It is no surprise that technology has changed the way we communicate, but it has also impacted the way people date. In fact, the way singles communicate can say a lot about their sex lives. According to Match.com's annual dating survey, people who use more emojis in text messages are more sexually active.

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New Jersey ski slopes shaping up for banner season

With a lack of snow and warmer-than-average temperatures in November and December, New Jersey's ski season got off to a slow start, but a succession of recent snowstorms and plummeting temperatures have left mountains flooded with skiers, snowboarders and other adventure seekers looking for a blast of winter fun.

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Tax season scams are cited in annual IRS warning

If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be an agent from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanding money, do not fall for it. It is one of the top threats the IRS is warning consumers about in its annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season.

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