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New E-Cigarette Laws Could Drive Some Users to Smoke More Cigarettes

Making e-cigs less appealing to youth may have unintended effects on existing users Newswise — DURHAM, N.C. -- Efforts by the FDA and some cities to limit the availability and appeal of e-cigarettes to young users could drive some existing users to smoke more tobacco cigarettes to get their fix,... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home following 98-day counter drug patrol

more than $467 million worth of cocaine seized Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned home to Alameda Monday following a three month counter-drug patrol in international waters off the coasts of Central and... Read more →


Philly 101: The Essential Guide To Navigating Philadelphia

Primer On The City’s Layout, Icons & Accents (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Every year, visitors to Philadelphia get to know the city’s history, customs, cuisine, dialect and landscape during their visits. Both first-time travelers and returning natives discover and rediscover a diverse, neighborhood-based metropolis with a downtown that’s easy to navigate on one’s own... Read more →


9TH ANNUAL OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PICNIC

PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Catholic Social Services’ Out-Of-School Time Programs (OST), a ministry of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will celebrate the summer with a day of fun at its 9th annual Out-Of-School Time picnic. Nearly 550 children and youth from OST programs located throughout the City of Philadelphia will attend.... Read more →


What It Takes To Be A Great Business Leader

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)---If you want to truly get ahead in your career then it’s important to consider working on your leadership skills. To get the promotion you desire or work for a high profile company it’s critical you can lead others and can make both quick and wise decisions. There... Read more →


CBO Report: Raising minimum wage to $15 would cost up to 3.7 million jobs

By Michael Carroll | The Center SquareJuly 2019 The Congressional Budget Office threw some cold water on efforts by congressional Democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour with a prediction that such an increase would eliminate as many as 3.7 million jobs by 2025. The July CBO... Read more →


Becoming a DIY Expert Starts with the Correct Equipment

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)--Becoming a DIY expert is something that anyone can achieve by learning some skills and knowing the right resources to use. The right equipment is essential for successful completion of any DIY project. Thus, if you want to be an expert, one of the first steps you should... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering, freezing, filthy, hungry experience. However, it can have its humorous moments. Take, for example, a... Read more →


Coast Guard urges safe practices during summer boating season, after two weekend deaths

NEW YORK NY (July 15, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- —The U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to use caution while on the water after two people died last weekend. Boaters should review boating navigation rules and remain alert on the water after seeing a high number of boats collisions and running aground.... Read more →


Tennessee Lottery Ticket Hits Powerball Jackpot; NJ Sells One $50,000 Ticket

TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that one Tennessee Lottery ticket holder won the $198.0 million Powerball jackpot from the Saturday, July 13th drawing. The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were: 13, 23, 32, 35 and 68. The Red Power Ball... Read more →


How can I tear my tween away from that screen?

Yalda T Uhls, PhD 354. That’s the number of photos my 15-year-old daughter and her best friend took while we spent the first weekend of the summer at the beach. When they were not snapping selfies and sunsets from their phones, they were analyzing, editing, and debating where and how... Read more →


Are Progressive Schools the Best Path for the Future?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 15, 2019)--Progressive schools are getting more popular these days. These schools have different philosophies, but they all gear towards real-life training. They want kids to learn the basics in life so they can go out to the real world and know how to face what life has to offer.... Read more →


PFAS Chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory have been found in four wells near base

DOVER (July 14, 2019) – The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic... Read more →


Coast Guard and Air Force Pararescue Service Save Injured Mexican Fishermen

Coast Guard coordinates multiple day rescue of injured fishermen 1300 miles southwest of San Diego ALAMEDA, Calif. —(July 14,2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two Mexican fishermen who were injured when their vessel’s crane collapsed more than 1300 miles southwest of San Diego in international waters, Friday.... Read more →


Pro-Lifers Conduct Acts of Civil Disobedience at Morristown Abortion Facility

in Defense of Babies in the Womb and their Families MORRISTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2019)-- This morning, pro-lifers entered Garden State Gynecology, an abortion facility in Morristown, NJ, to talk to women scheduled for abortions, and by refusing to leave the facilities when told to do so by law enforcement,... Read more →


Bill O’Reilly on WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM

Chris ColemanJuly 12, 2019 WPG Talk Radio 95.5 is South Jersey's home for Bill O'Reilly and The O'Reilly Update! Americans need real reporting, honest analysis, and straight talk now more than ever before. That’s why Bill O’Reilly is back with his daily radio feature, The O’Reilly Update. Tune-in as Bill... Read more →


Statement from Governor Murphy on Potential ICE Raids in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ (July 13, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Thursday, July 11, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, (D) in anticipation of the federal government's plans to deport illegal aliens, promised those individuals that "we are prepared to do whatever we can to protect them. His full statement is below: “In anticipation of the Trump Administration’s... Read more →


Reasons Why You Need a Loan on Your Car

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2019)--It’s not easy looking for instant money when you need it. You have to apply for a loan and wait until a creditor approves the application. In many instances, your application could even end up getting denied. It’s due to the strict loan requirements, especially in regards to... Read more →


DePasquale, Dinniman blast Pennsylvania's $100M commitment to Keystone Exams

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--It might be a relief to thousands of Pennsylvania high-schoolers to hear that there are members of the state’s image source shutterstock.com government who hate the Keystone Exams as much – if not more so – than they do. But the... Read more →


DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements on refinery’s outstanding air violations

DOVER (July 11, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--– The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced today that it has signed a settlement agreement with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over pending air quality permit appeals and violations concerning the company’s Delaware City refinery. Terms of the settlement agreement... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to WPI Dean's List

WORCESTER, MA (07/12/2019)-- The following local residents were among 1,598 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2019 semester. Anne Hughes of Woodbury, N.J., is a member of the class of 2021 majoring in biomedical engineering. Emilia Perez of... Read more →