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David Matthau

David Matthau has been covering New Jersey news for more than 20 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, and the resignation of Governor Jim Mcgreevey.

Most recently, he served as the radio pool reporter – traveling with Governor Christie’s motorcade that toured areas of North Jersey devastated by hurricane Irene.

David has also covered the campaigns of former Governors McGreevey and Corzine, and current Governor Chris Christie, as well as U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez.

Additionally, David broke the story – in a series of reports – on New Jersey’s crumbling, dangerous bridges.

David has won numerous Associated Press awards for coverage of 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.

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For NJ gaming industry, competition remains a challenge

Even as New Jersey lawmakers ponder a plan to expand casino gaming outside of Atlantic City, to either the Meadowlands, Jersey City or Newark, neighboring states are moving ahead with plans to build several new casinos, and the future of Garden State gaming remains cloudy.

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There are many creatures in NJ water, but many people are just too distracted to notice. (FtLaudGirl, ThinkStock)
There are many creatures in NJ water, but many people are just too distracted to notice. (FtLaudGirl, ThinkStock)
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Sharks, jellyfish at the shore are ‘completely normal,’ expert says

With a number of reports of sharks, jellyfish and even manta rays there's been lots of excitement and a fair amount of anxiety at the Jersey Shore in recent weeks.

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NEW YORK - JULY 21: A man operates an automated teller machine at a Bank of America branch bank in midtown Manhattan July 21, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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NJ bank branches continue to decline

With more and more people doing their banking online these days, the entire banking industry is undergoing a big transformation in New Jersey and across the nation.

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Why are there traffic cameras at intersections? (trekandshoot, ThinkStock)
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Are motorists being watched at New Jersey intersections?

You see them wherever you go in New Jersey these days. What appear to be long white cameras are placed at most intersections, and some believe it's a Big Brother watching you scenario, while other theorize the cameras are part of a Homeland Security program to track suspected terrorists.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied by his family, speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Christie faces tough odds on the road to the White House

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is finally an official candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, but instead of leading the pack the way he had been a few years ago, he's now in the middle of it, and in some polls, at the end of it.

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Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
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Christie’s months of preparation will end with today’s announcement

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's announcement Tuesday that he's seeking the GOP presidential nomination is hardly unexpected. In fact, it would have been more surprising if he didn't throw his hat into the ring.

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