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Middlesex County To Conduct Annual Survey Of Homeless

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Wednesday, Jan. 30, Middlesex County will conduct its Point-in-Time Count 2013 (PITC) survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey assists in developing a snapshot of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered outside, in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs.

Lautenberg Introduces High-Capacity Weapon Magazine Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the first day for bills to be introduced in the 113th Congress, U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg today introduced his bill to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines holding more than 10 rounds. The proposal—which Lautenberg first introduced in January 2011—is a major component of the gun safety plan President Barack Obama announced last week.

Lesniak Claims Victory In Munoz & Fajardo Lawsuit

ELIZABETH — State Sen. Raymond Lesniak says Friday’s appeals court ruling to compel Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Pablo Munoz and former Board of Education President Rafael Fajardo to pay the school district $63,622 spent on a defamation lawsuit is a significant political defeat for his longtime adversaries.

Third Suspect Charged In New Brunswick Shooting

NEW BRUNSWICK — A Somerset man has been apprehended and charged in connection with the shooting of a 22-year-old New Brunswick man, who remained in critical but stable condition at a city hospital, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced Sunday.