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NJ Gas Prices Rise Again

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.73 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

NJ Residents’ Economic Confidence Slips

STATE — According to the most recent consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 26 percent of New Jerseyans say they are better off financially than they were last year, down six points from January 2012. Two in five (43 percent) report they are worse off, virtually unchanged from January (41 percent).

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Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is the federal government’s Recreational Trails Program and is it true that it’s on the chopping block? — Randy Caldwell, Lyme, NH