Namaste Route 40’ers. Happy Monday.
We have an original story today: Caesars may be a little sad when Hard Rock opens, but hey that’s life. You get on with it.
Tanzie Youngblood finished fourth in the Atlantic County Dem Committee vote to pick a candidate for Congress, proof that nobody reads Time or Newsweek.
Jeff Van Drew got the committee endorsements in Atlantic and Salem Counties.
New Jerseyans don’t get “the best value for their tax dollars in government spending on services, infrastructure, education, and public safety.” In fact, we’re 43 out of 50, according to some website that analyzed Census data.
See below for the rest of the day’s headlines:
ANNUAL COUNTY HEALTH RANKINGS HIGHLIGHT RACIAL DISPARITIES–Wealth and health are definitely connected. But race is also a significant factor, with black residents facing health outcomes that lag behind those of white New Jerseyans — often significantly — over the span a lifetime. www.njspotlight.com
Are N.J. Republicans really doomed now that Christie is gone and Murphy is in charge?–For eight years, the Republican Party in New Jersey revolved around one person: Chris Christie. www.nj.com
Trenton cop pummels suspect, department clique attempts cover-up–Disturbing body camera video of police apprehending a suspect shows a city cop punch the man after he was already on the ground with other cops attempting to place him in custody. www.trentonian.com
A.C. reverend inspired by God, addiction treatment pays it forward–The Rev. Tony Mays believes that, with the power of God, he was able to succeed in long-term addiction recovery. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
Crash Involving Galloway Ambulance Injures Three People–Three people were injured when a car drove into the path of an ambulance. breakingac.com