South Jersey Roundup, August 24

Today’s headlines included a whole lot of depressing economic news stemming from the publication of Stockton University’s biannual review of the local economy. That was topped off by the news that Atlantic City Electric won approval to hike rates. Among brighter topics, however, there was a glimmer of hope for Atlantic City’s Revel (timeshares, anyone?) and a group of volunteers on Absecon Island is planning on clearing up the back bay area.  

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