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We Talkin’ Practice — in Camden?

Behold, the perfect shirt. pic.twitter.com/WUSzESCofE — Dan McQuade (@dhm) May 17, 2014 New Jersey will cover the cost of the Sixers becoming a multi-state team […]

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Gov. Christie Hails Crime Drop in Camden

NJ.com reports that Gov. Christie is hailing the crime drop in Camden under its new consolidated county-wide police department:

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Sixers May Open Practice Facility on Camden Waterfront

The Philadelphia 76ers may build a practice facility and administrative headquarters on the Camden waterfront, the Inquirer’s Julia Terruso said. The facility would be near […]

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Rutgers-Camden Names New Chancellor

Phoebe Haddon,  the dean of the University of Maryland law school, has been named the new chancellor at Rutgers-Camden. She’ll start her term in New […]

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“Happy” Video Makes Camden Seem a Non-Terrifying Place to Live

Yeah, we all hear about how Camden is like the worst place in the history of ever. Hey: People live there. Good people. Witness:


Camden Is the Overall Most Dangerous “Suburb” in the U.S.

Movoto — whose tagline is “the lighter side of real estate” — is the Upworthy of the real estate blogosphere. It makes BuzzFeed look like […]


Camden’s Cooper River Distillers Gets Go Ahead

After months of waiting and delays Cooper River Distillers have finally received permission to legally operate their distillery. Production on their first product, Petty’s Island […]

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New Project Seeks to Tell Camden’s LGBT History

When you think of Camden, your first thought probably doesn’t have anything to do with rainbow flags or LGBT pride, but a new project from […]

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Breaking: Philadelphians Kind of Snotty About Camden

Newsworks reports that Philadelphians would rather people would not think they’re from Camden. You know. Over there.

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Report: Rob Andrews to Leave Congress [Updated]

Update: That mystery law firm is Dilworth Paxon, and The Donald will indeed be running for Andrews’s seat. South Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews will resign from […]

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Only 3 High School Students in Camden are “College Ready”

Camden’s new state-appointed education czar Paymon Rouhanifard revealed a startling finding this week: Only three–yeah, three–high school students who took the SAT in 2013 received scores […]

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The 2013 Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala

On Friday, December 13th, at the Curtis Center, the Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship held its fundraising gala. The gala is an annual event that […]


Rutgers Prof Calls Rolling Stone Camden Article “Poverty Porn”

Stephen Danley is Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University in Camden, and he has some serious issues with the Rolling Stone […]

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Morning Headlines: Water Main Breaks, Camden Can’t Get a Break, More

• Rolling Stone magazine says Camden, NJ, is apocalyptic in an article written by one of the country’s most respected writers, Matt Taibbi. Victor Fiorillo […]

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Rolling Stone Camden Article Declares City Apocalyptic and Ruined

Camden, New Jersey, is just on the other side of the Ben Franklin Bridge, a short hop across the Delaware River. We see it all […]