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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.
People gather along Benjamin Franklin Parkway ahead of a Mass to be led by Pope Francis on September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
People gather along Benjamin Franklin Parkway ahead of a Mass to be led by Pope Francis on September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Pope’s Philly visit a success by NJ Transit standards

Smaller than anticipated crowds and lots of planning contributed to the success of the pope's visit to Philly, according to a spokesman for NJ Transit.

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Pope Francis
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, Pope Francis tries on a pair of spectacles in an eyeglass store in via del Babuino, in central Rome. (Daniel Soehne via AP, File)
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How New Jerseyans are preparing for the pope’s visit

With Pope Francis scheduled to visit New York on Friday and then hold events in Philadelphia on weekend, New Jersey officials are advising everyone to make a plan and be prepared.

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A Linden High School about to strike a Immaculata player during their game on Sept. 11
A Linden High School about to strike a Immaculata player during their game on Sept. 11 (YouTube)
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Still no word on charges against Linden football player

There is still no word whether the Union County Prosecutors Office will file criminal charges against the Linden High School football player who ripped the helmet off an opposing player from Immaculata High School a few weeks ago, and is then seen in a video hitting him in the head with it.

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A multirotor quadcopter drone (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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No more drones at HS sporting events, NJSIAA says

Are you afraid of drones? Many Garden State residents admit they get nervous when they see one of the unmanned flying machines nearby, because they tend to be unpredictable and they have been known to crash.

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