UTICA, N.Y. – President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has dipped to 39 percent, equaling a low since he took office two years ago, according to a newly released Zogby Interactive poll.
PISCATAWAY – Union County will become the first county in New Jersey to include suicide prevention training for all of its law enforcement officers.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County residents are encouraged to sign up for Middlesex County Alert, an emergency notification system sponsored by the county.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $104 million.
ELIZABETH — A Garwood man who is a suspected member of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty last week to extortion and possession of illegal drugs and will be sentenced to more than six years in state prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
WEST TRENTON – What do you get when you put New Jersey’s top law enforcement leaders and national intelligence experts in the Northeast’s premier fusion center to talk about priorities? Essentially, you get the roadmap to fighting crime more effectively in tough economic times.
When Ben Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today’s world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that China is about to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest global warming polluter. What is China doing to address this issue as well as its other environmental impacts as such a populous nation? — Sophie N., Andover, MA
STATE — The nationally recognized annual program, Give Kids a Smile! National Dental Access Day, enters its 9th year here in New Jersey. On Friday, February 4, 2011, more than 1,300 volunteer dental professionals at 103 dental locations in New Jersey will treat low-income or uninsured children ages 12 and under at no charge.
STATE – Pest control experts warn that bed bugs and other pests will survive the winter.