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Christie unqualified for top GOP debate

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee failed to record sufficient support in polling to qualify as participants in next week’s Fox Business Network/Wall Street Journal debate, signaling that their campaigns are unlikely to succeed. Both men…

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Ending a process that has lingered for much of his time in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama has rejected TransCanada’s application for a permit to complete the Keystone XL pipeline. The president said that “after extensive public outreach” and…

WATCHUNG INFORMATION WANTED

WATCHUNG-I received the following email from Bruce Robinson: “Hi Diane, I just came across your website and noticed the reference to Werner’s Lake Edge Restaurant in Watchung. When I was a child living in Newark, my father, who was the…

Whistleblower awarded $325,000 by SEC

A former investment firm employee who tipped the Securities and Exchange Commission with specific information that enabled enforcement staff to open an investigation and uncover the extent of the fraudulent activity was awarded more than $325,000. The whistleblower provided a detailed description…