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NJ Average Gas Price Falls To $3.51

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 9.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

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Hurricane Sandy has begun to make its presence felt in New Jersey today. Send us your photos and observations, and we’ll post them online. Email news@njtoday.net and remember to include the phrase “ok to publish.”

[OPINION] Stop The Spin On Small Business

Frank Knapp

As someone who advocates for thousands of small businesses, I know they want fact, not spin. Unfortunately too often we hear inaccuracies and misinformation about how government policies affect small businesses. Ending the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans is one policy where small business has been caught up in a whirlwind of spin.

The State We’re In: Night Sky Holds Timeless Wonders

Michele S. Byers

With each passing year and new wave of technology, it’s harder than ever to imagine what human life was like thousands of years ago. Most kids today can barely fathom the idea of families gathered around the radio in the first half of the last century, let alone a life with nature and the outdoors as the main source of entertainment.