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Bob Dylan to Headline a Hipster “Made in America” in Camden

I’ll see your star-studded, sickly-sweet pop festival and raise you one grittier, far away from all that Philadelphia glitz. That’s Bob Dylan talking, in by […]

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WATCH: Camden Aquarium Teaches Penguin To Swim

The cutest video you’ll see today: Camden Aquarium officials teach a baby penguin to swim: The zoo reports: “Now you must be thinking – wait […]

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New Jersey Unilaterally Taking Control of Camden’s Schools

“Desperate times” is the thinking here. Chris Christie has decided to placing Camden’s school district–the worst performing in New Jersey–under state control, like Newark, Paterson, […]

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Camden to Get First Supermarket in 30 Years

For thirty years, Camden, N.J., population 80,000, hasn’t had a supermarket. Soon, that may change. Plans are in place to construct a Shop Rite on […]

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Chris Christie Wants To Take Away the Kiddies’ Nice Garden

For over ten years, the Camden Children’s Garden has provided a sanctuary for area kids, featuring a butterfly house, dinosaur garden, carousel, and of course, […]

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Campbell’s Soup Scores Big Sustainability Award at World Economic Forum

Campbell’s is the only U.S.-based food or beverage company to crack this year’s “Global 100” most sustainable companies list, which is determined by Toronto-based Corporate […]

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Camden Pays $3.5 million in Police Corruption Case

The ACLU today announced that Camden’s City Hall will pay $3.5 million to settle cases in which its police officers fabricated evidence to obtain convictions—with […]

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Ex-Camden Police Supervisor Sentenced to 8 Months

This news won’t do much for Camden’s futile “Say Something Nice” campaign. Former Camden Police Supervisor Dan Morris was sentenced today to eight months in […]

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VIDEO: Lincoln University Player, Wounded in Shooting, Returns to Field

Lincoln University football player Maurice Bertrand will take the field for his school this weekend—more than a year after he was wounded in a shooting […]

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Tonight: Drinking Ancient Beers (And Learning Stuff!) In New Jersey

Patrick McGovern may just be the coolest Philadelphian you’ve never heard of. His title, Scientific Director of the Penn Museum’s Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory, sounds all […]

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Camden Is the Poorest City in America

New Census data indicates that Camden is the most impoverished city in America. Reading had previously held the title of America’s Poorest City, but came […]

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July 2012 Is the Deadliest Month in the History of Camden

On Sunday night, two men were shot in Camden. The victims, 30 and 38 respectively, were brought to Cooper University Hospital where they eventually succumbed […]

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Campbell’s Soup to Buy, Demolish Former Sears-Roebuck Building in Camden

Campbell’s Soup Company announced on Monday that it has agreed to purchase the former Sears-Roebuck building on Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Camden. The building has […]

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Wife of Confessed Patz Killer Talks About Her Husband’s Mental Illness

Rosemary Hernandez—whose husband recently confessed to the 1979 murder of Etan Patz—has issued a statement about her husband’s mental illnesses. Through an attorney, Rosemary Hernandez […]

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Arrests, Injuries at XTU Concert in Camden Over the Weekend

In case you were busy doing something productive with your Saturday, he’s a story from over the weekend about the 191 arrests and 163 injuries […]