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OPINION: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

The election of 2012 raises two perplexing questions. The first is how the GOP could put up someone for president who so brazenly epitomizes the excesses of casino capitalism that have nearly destroyed the economy and overwhelmed our democracy. The second is why the Democrats have failed to point this out.

NJ Gas Prices Hold Steady After Weeks Of Decline

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.25 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.37 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

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Dear EarthTalk: Diesel exhaust from trucks, buses, large ships and farm equipment is especially unhealthy. What progress has been made in curbing diesel pollution? — Jackie Mitchell, Barre, Mass.