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Christie has been a catastrophe for New Jersey’s casinos

Republican Chris Christie’s tenure as Governor has been a catastrophe for Atlantic City, home of the Miss America Pageant, inspiration for the original board game Monopoly, and a key part of the Garden State’s economy since voters approved gambling in 1976.…

Millionaire Lance wants repeal of the estate tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that he has joined a coalition of thirty Republicans in Congress urging the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on a repeal of the federal estate tax, which collects revenue…

Climate action taking place Sunday in NYC

More than 1,400 organizations are participating on the People’s Climate March, including local New York-area community groups, international NGO’s, grassroots networks, churches and faith organizations, and others that want to put attention on the impending global crisis. They are collaborating…

Police investigate North Brunswick homicide

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and North Brunswick Police Director Kenneth McCormick announced that officials are investigating the death of a North Brunswick man who was found the morning after he apparently was shot outside his home. Brian A. Hoey,…

Fourth Atlantic City casino closes

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino became the fourth Atlantic City casino to close its doors this year, leaving the Boardwalk Empire with only eight gambling centers and costing about 8,000 workers their jobs. It’s parent company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, filed…

Are you on the NSA’s Watch List?

If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on by the National Security Agency. by Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas for ProPublica, German journalists revealed in July that the National Security Agency has a…

Car injures two pedestrians

Two pedestrians were hit by a car Monday night while crossing Saint George’s Avenue at Church Street, police said. Tracie Pribush, 51, and 58-year-old Keith Arnold, both of Rahway, were crossing Saint George’s Avenue at Church Street when they were struck by…

Lesniak wants Christie to restore food funding for poor

TRENTON — Senator Raymond Lesniak has introduced a resolution directing Governor Chris Christie to tap unused energy funds to prevent the loss of food aid to the needy, a move that would protect them from having food stamps cut by…

Middlesex County awarded $425,000 domestic violence grant

Middlesex County has been awarded a $425,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to respond to individuals with disabilities who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, or similar crimes and to hold perpetrators accountable. Two decades after President Bill Clinton…