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U.S. Economy Adds 227,000 Jobs In February

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s economy added 227,000 jobs in February, according to data released this morning by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment rose in the professional and businesses services, health care and social assistance, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, and mining sectors, though the overall unemployment rate remained at 8.3 percent.

Writer’s Block: I Could Write A Book!

Back in the 1940s, entertainer Gene Kelly introduced a song, “I Could Write a Book”, from the musical “Pal Joey”, and professed all the wonderful qualities that his new love interest had. Well, I could write a book, too. Only mine would have nothing to do with a new love interest. It would have everything to do with an old love interest, my adult daughter.

Court Ruling Restores COAH

TRENTON – An appellate court determined that Gov. Chris Christie exceeded his authority when he abolished the Council on Affordable Housing last year and transferred the council’s functions to the Department of Community Affairs.

Holmdel Man Convicted Of Distributing Child Pornography Online

TRENTON – A jury convicted a Holmdel man of distributing child pornography over the internet, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today. The defendant was among more than three dozen people arrested in 2007 as part of “Operation Silent Shield,” an investigation by the New Jersey State Police that targeted offenders who distributed child pornography online.