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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.

Daniel Regan talks about his struggles with drug addiction. (Louis Hochman via YouTube)
Daniel Regan talks about his struggles with drug addiction. (Louis Hochman via YouTube)
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When heroin has a grip on your child: One family’s story

It's an all-too-familiar story. Kids start experimenting with drugs and alcohol in middle or junior high school, and by the time they finish high school they've started using harder drugs and eventually get hooked on heroin.

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Global Markets Continue Last Week's Steep Decline. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
Global Markets Continue Last Week's Steep Decline. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
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Could Wall Street troubles be a win for some in New Jersey?

Following a steep, early decline and a late day rally, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished more than 500 points down Monday, amid growing concerns about the Chinese economy. The roller coaster ride on Wall Street could continue Tuesday.

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Drug user taking in heroin with syringe (Burlingham, ThinkStock)
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Drug addiction: What are the signs?

As New Jersey continues to see a high rate of heroin-related deaths among young people, many parents seem to be ignorant of the epidemic, or perhaps in complete denial about their own child's drug use.

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50-yard line of the Sayreville High School football field
50-yard line of the Sayreville High School football field (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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With hazing scandal still looming, Sayreville eager to move on

More than 10 months ago, after the news broke about alleged hazing that took place inside the Sayreville War Memorial High School locker room, the rest of the season was cancelled. The public still doesn't know specific details about what happened and the information may never be released.

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