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Sunrise over Toms River
Sunrise over Toms River (Vin Ebenau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Sunshine, Potholes & Hawks

It is better than gulping 5-Hour Energy or getting a B12 shot. Simply a natural way to get you up and moving and we got our first dose yesterday. It is simply amazing what a nice day or two or even three can do for you as all of a sudden you have a bounce in your step after months of seemingly shuffling your feet.

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Monmouth vs. Fairfield
Monmouth vs. Fairfield (Taylor Jackson)
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An Amazing Weekend on the Court and the Mat

It has been an amazing season for the Monmouth University basketball team and tonight the Hawks can secure their first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 2006.

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Snow on the beach in Bradley Beach
Snow on the beach in Bradley Beach (Bud McCormick)
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Bundle Up: Welcome to Spring Sports

There is no worse time of year to be a high school athlete then in the spring and that season officially begins today. Yes today (with snow on the ground) is the first day of practice for baseball, softball, lacrosse, track, golf and boy’s tennis...all outdoor sports.

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Gov. Chris Christie
Gov. Chris Christie (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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How Low Can Christie Go?

How low can his numbers go? Governor Christie’s approval rating has dipped below 30% and calls continue for him to resign in the wake of his endorsement of and campaigning for Donald Trump which will likely keep him away from Trenton.

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Donald Trump signs autographs at the Kentucky International Convention Center
Donald Trump signs autographs at the Kentucky International Convention Center (Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
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Trump and Clinton on a Collision Course

So more than ever we appear to be on a collision course in which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will likely face one another this fall in a battle for the White House as both scored big victories on Super Tuesday.

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(L-R) Shawn Michaels, Sue Moll, Marianne Levy and Bob Levy outside WOBM's former studios and offices on Route 9 in Bayville
(L-R) Shawn Michaels, Sue Moll, Marianne Levy and Bob Levy outside WOBM's former studios and offices on Route 9 in Bayville (Shawn Michaels,Townsquare Media)
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Happy 48th Birthday to Us

Happy Birthday to us! Today is the 48th anniversary of WOBM-FM hitting the airwaves as Ocean County’s first radio station began broadcasting on March 1, 1968 from that little white building off of Route 9 in Bayville that was our home until just a few years ago.

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Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Kate Winslet
Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Kate Winslet (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
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A Night with Oscar

The 88th Academy Awards, a 3-hour plus gala in which Hollywood pats itself on the back, featured some major surprises on a night when the theme was clearly the controversy over the film industry’s lack of diversity.

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A Dinner With Michael Symon And John Stevenson - Part Of The Bank Of America Dinner Series - Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented By FOOD & WINE
Ilya S. Savenok ( Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for NYCWFF)
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Lowering The Drinking Age to 18

I somehow missed a story that surfaced earlier this week about a New Jersey Assemblyman wanting to lower the drinking age to 18 in the state. I honestly knew nothing about it until my wife mentioned in to me Thursday and I actually questioned the accuracy of the story until doing a bit of research.

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Tom Tarver at Manalapan with his daughter Mia
Tom Tarver at Manalapan with his daughter Mia (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Tom Tarver Returns to Shore Football

A little of this and a little of that with just 18 days to Daylight Savings Time, 25 days until spring begins, 96 days to Memorial Day and 117 days until summer begins. We can make it!

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Mater Dei junior Elijah Mitchell throws down two of his 16 points.
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No Lack of Excitement at the SCT (But Parking Is Another Matter)

If you attended last night’s talent show at Toms River High School North and were not notified in advance there was another event taking place on the campus you might have been jolted when you pulled into the parking lot.

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