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We Got His Jersey for $10 at TJ Maxx in September
Nick Foles–whom Chip Kelly once traded along with draft picks for Sam Bradford–threw for 373 yards and caught a touchdown against a Bill Belichick defense in the Chronic-Traumatic Encephalothapy Bowl, which is probably something you never thought you’d read, but there you have it and here we are.

Congratulations to all the sportsball fans out there. Naturally, the Eagles would win it the year America decided to stop watching football.

Elsewhere in the sporting life, here’s a handy rundown of “things heard on the Philadelphia police scanner” after the big victory.

‘Saving’ Atlantic City (Marijuana Edition)
Brent Johnson and Susan Livio report that Frank Gilliam has talked informally with new Gov. Phil Murphy about legalizing marijuana in Atlantic City as a kind of test case. “He was very open to it, although he did not give any commitment,” Gilliam reportedly said.

The mayor’s on a fact-finding trip to Nevada, where they started legal recreational marijuana last year.

Related: NJ.com asks if legal marijuana makes roads more dangerous.

State of the Garden State
More New Jerseyans say they want to move out of New Jersey–30% compared to 22% in 2010–according to a new poll from Rutgers-Eagleton. A majority of residents nevertheless say New Jersey is an “excellent” or “good” place to live. Live callers contacted 1,203 adults. Millennials remain the top flight risk, the pollsters say.

Elsewhere across the region:

 

 

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