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Super Bowl Sculptures Sought

CALL FOR DESIGNS EXTENDED TO AUG 15! Newark & Elizabeth Super Ball Formations Are Public Arts Program SCOPE OF THE PROJECT The Newark Arts Council (NAC) in conjunction with the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau (GNCVB) is requesting proposals from artists for participation in…

Bradley Manning acquitted & convicted

A military court on Tuesday acquitted former U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning aiding the enemy by disclosing a trove of secret U.S. government documents and classified video to the Wikileaks website but convicted him on a number of lesser charges. An Army…

Democrats Oliver, Holt & Pallone Debate

STATE — Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and U.S. Reps. Rush Holt and Frank Pallone discussed breaking up big banks, stopping warrantless spying on Americans, job growth, and gun control while Newark Mayor Cory Booker dodged the first of five Democratic…

Obama II: Bush-Cheney Redux?

By Patrice McDermott  Are we seeing a return to the shadowy nature of the Bush-Cheney years at the dawn of President Obama’s second term? The president, both on the campaign trail and off, distinguishes the two administrations at almost every…

Holt says ‘no’ to armed drones

Rep. Rush Holt responded to the public disclosure of a 2010 Department of Homeland Security report in which U. S. Customs and Border Protection has considered arming its Predator drones with “non-lethal weapons designed to immobilize” targets. “We must say…

Booker Crime Claims Strangle Truth

STATE — Newark experienced a 43 percent increase in the murder rate from 2008 to 2012, according to the latest State Police report, a fact conflicting with the story coming out of Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign for the US Senate.