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David Matthau

David Matthau has been covering New Jersey news for more than 25 years, and he’s been New Jersey 101.5’s lead investigative reporter since 2000. David has covered a number of breaking news stories, including the 9/11 Terror Attacks, the Jersey based Anthrax Attack Investigation, the resignation of Governor Jim Mcgreevey, Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy as well as the recent terror bomb attack down the shore. David has also covered the campaigns of Governors McGreevey Corzine, and Christie, as well as U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg Bob Menendez and Cory booker. Additionally, David broke the story – in a series of reports – on New Jersey’s crumbling, dangerous bridges. David has won numerous awards for coverage of New Jersey stories, and he’s been featured as an expert reporter on CNN’s Nancy Grace show, covering various topics including the Prom Mom Baby dumped in Trash segment.
Gov. Chris Christie talks with Gloria Kooman and other residents while he pays a visit to the home of Frank and Deborah Smith to talk with volunteers, who are helping to rebuild the Smith's home. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Gov. Chris Christie talks with Gloria Kooman and other residents while he pays a visit to the home of Frank and Deborah Smith to talk with volunteers, who are helping to rebuild the Smith's home. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Could Hurricane Joaquin help Christie’s low poll numbers?

Could a hurricane like Joaquin give a boost to the sagging popularity of GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie on the campaign trail?

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Some Jersey Shore Towns Vulnerable to Flooding if Storms Hit

It’s still too early to say if Tropical Storm Joaquin will move up the East Coast at the end of this week and bring heavy rainfall, strong winds, high surf, beach erosion and flooding to areas along the Jersey Shore.

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People gather along Benjamin Franklin Parkway ahead of a Mass to be led by Pope Francis on September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
People gather along Benjamin Franklin Parkway ahead of a Mass to be led by Pope Francis on September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Pope’s Philly visit a Success by NJ Transit Standards

Smaller than anticipated crowds and lots of planning contributed to the success of the pope's visit to Philly, according to a spokesman for NJ Transit.

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Category: New Jersey News
The home in Long Branch where 4 members of a family died in a suspicious fire
The home in Long Branch where 4 members of a family died in a suspicious fire (Chris Sheldon, Word On The Shore)
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What Went On Inside Long Branch Home Where Fatal Fire Occurred?

There is still no official word on what happened in Long Branch, after the bodies of a man, a woman and two boys were pulled from a burning building in early Wednesday morning.

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Category: New Jersey News

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