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Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
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Homelessness Remains a Persistent Problem For the Shore Area

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As one year of free rent comes to a conclusion, Lakewood's former Tent City residents face the prospect of homelessness again. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, homeless advocate Minister Steve Brigham, who list his own address as a vehicle in the parking lot of a big box store, explains why these people can't seem to get it together.

Brigham, one

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Dunes, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
Dunes, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
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Legal Challeges Threaten Beach Replenishment Work This Spring

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed beach replenishment project on the Northern Barrier Peninsula ( aka.. Barnegat Peninsula) is once again thrown into limbo following this week's ruling abo

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MeanBean Burrito Toms River
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MeanBean Burritos to Open in Downtown Toms River

If you live, work, or go to school in the downtown Toms River area, get ready for a brand new spot for lunch, dinner, or an afternoon pick-me-up!

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Stafford Crash Probe Under Way, Police Seek Witnesses

A midmorning crash in Manahawkin that sent a Barnegat man to a trauma center remains under investigation this afternoon. Stafford Township police seek witnesses to help reassemble the events leading to it.

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Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Fire Displaces Lakewood Residents

Flames engulfed an apartment complex at Lisa Robin Circle in Lakewood Tuesday afternoon, displacing several families and injuring two cats, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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Pumpout Boat/photo courtesy of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Pumpout Boat/photo courtesy of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders
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Ocean County Expected to Approve Measures to Protect the Barnegat Bay

A pair of items to help protect the Barnegat Bay are expected to receive final approval today by the Ocean County Board of Freeholders. 

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Details About Upcoming Mathis Bridge Overhaul

Before construction work begins this Spring, State Transportation (NJDOT) officials answer questions and listen to concerns about proposed upgrades to the Mathis Bridge in Toms River. During an information session at the township's municipal building Tuesday night, en

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Overturned Truck on Route 70 in Lakehurst (Ocean County Sheriff's Office)
Overturned Truck on Route 70 in Lakehurst (Ocean County Sheriff's Office)
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Flipped Truck Shuts Down Route 70 in Lakehurst

A truck that toppled onto its side on Route 70 in Lakehurst early this afternoon keeps a stretch of the highway closed between the circles that link it to surrounding Manchester and Toms River.

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Brick firefighters battle a house fire in the early morning hours of Feb. 17, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Nee/Brick Shorebeat)
Brick firefighters battle a house fire in the early morning hours of Feb. 17, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Nee/Brick Shorebeat)
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Fire Damages Brick Township Home

At least one person had to be treated for smoke inhalation when flames engulfed a Brick Township home late Monday, according to Brick Shorebeat.

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Man Struck and Killed in Lakewood

An unidentified man has been struck and killed by a vehicle in Lakewood. It happened around 11 p.m. Monday night near Cedarbridge and Arlington Avenues, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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