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Sat Nov 17, 2018, 10:23 PM

Under Gov. Murphy, state runs Atlantic City behind closed doors

ATLANTIC CITY When Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver took control of Atlantic City under a state takeover, it's likely she did not anticipate overseeing a mayor and councilman caught up in a 2:30 a.m. brawl in a valet area outside a casino nightclub.

Atlantic City, it must be said, always delivers.

And so Oliver found herself gracefully moving through the annual League of Municipalities Convention held in Atlantic City last week being grilled by television reporters about an altercation involving host Mayor Frank Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II, late-night accusations involving assault and harassment inside and outside the Haven nightclub, with lots of lingering questions.

Such as: Was Gilliam using his city-issued vehicle (reports from the video appeared to show that) and if so, was an officer assigned to his 24/7 detail driving the car when they left the valet area? Was Gilliam the aggressor (one report had him "swinging and missing"? He seems to have taken punches he reported to City Hall on Tuesday for two meetings with Oliver with bruising under both his eyes, obscured by thick-rimmed glasses.

Read more: http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/shore/atlantic-city-mayor-fight-frank-gilliam-takeover-casino-haven-20181116.html

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Sat Nov 17, 2018, 10:54 PM

1. Late night slap fight.

And the slaps weren't even landing. smgdh.

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