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On the eve of Black History Month, N.J. denied historic designation for Camden MLK House

Effectively, the Historic Preservation Office says in its letter that of at least 20 places with a “fleeting association with Dr. King” in the Garden State, the Walnut Street house may just be a minor part of his link to New Jersey, in comparison to other properties.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

‘I think South Jersey is Trump country’: President’s Wildwood rally wakes up hibernating Shore town

It was also a chance for Trump to reach his base in Philly’s suburban counties, which are expected to be fought over fiercely in this fall’s election.
By Emily Scott/WHYY and Ximena Conde/WHYY

Time running out to save historic ‘MLK House’ in Camden

A two-story row house, which local activists want to preserve as a key waypoint in King’s early development, is on the verge of collapse in the face of indecision by local and state officials.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

Boy Scouts abused in other states sue in N.J. using untested strategy

Former scouts say they have grounds to sue in New Jersey because the abuse occurred when the Boy Scouts of America was headquartered in the state from 1954 to 1979.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY