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Dino Flammia

I am a digital journalist for New Jersey 101.5FM. I began working with the station in 2007 as a morning news producer (I don't miss the 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. schedule) until my shift into the field. This job is always full of surprises; I never know where the next assignment will take me.
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NJ to help stroke, brain injury victims with common language disorder

Despite the prevalence of aphasia, which affects one's ability to express or process words and thoughts, professionals are still attempting to learn its intricacies and discover how many sufferers may be undiagnosed or untreated.

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WILDWOOD, NJ - AUGUST 26: People ride their bicycles on the boardwalk during a mandatory evacuation in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Wildwood, New Jersey. The Cape May Department of Emergency Management ordered the evacuation of all residents and visitors of Cape May County in anticipation of a direct hit by Hurricane Irene. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
People riding their bicycles in Wildwood, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

How much are Airbnb rentals affecting NJ shore tourism?

Tourism industry employees and observers at the Jersey Shore are keeping a close eye on the rising popularity of online home-sharing services such as Airbnb, which currently don't adhere to the same sales and lodging taxes as hotels and motels.

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Etsy success stories in NJ — being crafty never paid so well

Etsy, a global marketplace for handmade and vintage items, features more than 60 pages of New Jersey-based "shops." Some have made just a few sales, bringing in a few bucks now and then, but others have conducted thousands of transactions.

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FILE- In this April 15, 2015, file photo, an employee at Resorts Casino Hotel tries a touch-screen tablet device in the Atlantic City, N.J. casino's new Internet gambling lounge. Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
FILE- In this April 15, 2015, file photo,Resorts Casino Hotel Internet gambling lounge. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)

Problem gambling not so uncommon in New Jersey

Living in a state with seven casinos and the ability to wager online may be convenient for those who get the gambling itch every once in a while. But the combination also comes with a price.

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Beach badges making more money for NJ shore towns

Many shore towns offer a discounted rate on the summer-long passes to incentivize early purchases, making them available in November or December the year prior.

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