Whirlwind Weekend At The Shore: From The Newsroom
It was a rough weekend down the shore in New Jersey, from medical waste to a nightswimming rescue to another mysterious Coast Guard distress call.
- Long Beach Island was forced to close several beaches after medical waste washed up ashore.
- Meanwhile, two women had to rescued last night in Atlantic City, as they were caught in the tide when lifeguards were off-duty.
- Also, along several beaches, dead turtles washed up during the weekend.
- The coast guard responded to another distress call, with no boat turning up.
- Kevin McArdle examines the war of words between Governor Christie and Assemblyman Lou Greenwald, while speaking to Paul Sarlo about the prospects of a government shutdown.
- The Governor continues to say that he supports term limits.
- There's chilling new data on the amount of teens that have contemplated suicide.
- Economic uncertainty looms.
- Rising costs have forced many people in their 20's to skip doctor's visits and medical treatments.
- Is New Jersey Transit doing a good job of getting you to your commuting destination?
- The latest on the story of a missing 5 year old boy from West Windsor.
- This week's "What's So Great About the Garden State" spotlights the efforts of the Hamilton Township VFW Post 3525, as they plan a parade to welcome home veterans.
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The weekend poll question asked if you would support longer school days and/or school years. We got a lot of votes on this one. 45% say no to both....25% support both...16% would favor longer days...and 13% want a longer year.
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