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NJ Added 8,100 Jobs In March, Unemployment Rate At 9%

TRENTON — New Jersey employers added 8,100 jobs in March, according to data released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Private sector employers added 10,400 jobs, but that was offset by a loss of 2,300 public sector jobs. The state’s unemployment rate fell to 9.0 percent, down 0.3 percentage points from February, but is still significantly higher than the 7.6 percent national rate.

Obamacare Conference Set For May 8

STATE — New Jersey’s Office of Nutrition and Fitness at the state Department of Health and the federal Region II office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have planned a free one-day conference, Bringing the Affordable Care Act Home.

Edison Man Charged In Hit-and-Run Fatality

EDISON — An Edison man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pedestrian, who was struck and killed while crossing Route 18 on April 14, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced today.