TRENTON – The jackpot in tonight’s Powerball drawing is worth an estimated $550 million, or $360.2 million if the winner elects to take a one-time cash payout instead of an annuity paid over 29 years. The record jackpot could still increase as people buy tickets today.
RAHWAY — Significant parts of Rahway are being affected by a power outage this afternoon. PSE&G crews are responding to the outage, but according to city officials there has been no determination about how long it will take to restore service.
LINDEN — FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Linden at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Gregorio Center at 330 Helen Street. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.
NEWARK – A former Linden police officer admitted filing false federal income tax returns for three years by failing to report income from the sale of a rental property he owned, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released Monday by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows modest state costs for implementing the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act compared to significant increases in federal funds, allowing some states to see net budget savings even as millions of low-income uninsured Americans gain health coverage.
Former Governor Mitt Romney ran a very competitive race for the Presidency, but the anatomy of his defeat marks a real turning point for the Republican Party. The white vote is shrinking and an African-American candidate can win nationally with less than 40 percent of white support.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new World Bank report warns that time may be running out to temper the rising risks of undesirable climate change.