Death, the great unknown, haunts at every instance in director Joe Carnahan’s “The Grey,” a tale of survival as exhausting as it is unsettling. This is brutal, in-your-face stuff, a big, icy metaphor set in Alaska that won’t relent in its harsh fatalism. Yet, just because it has some highfalutin philosophy doesn’t earn it the right to pawn off a copout ending.
Outside groups that funded numerous attack ads in the GOP primaries collected more than $49 million in donations in 2011, with huge contributions coming from billionaires, corporations and labor unions, something that would have been illegal were it not for pivotal court decisions in early 2010.
Billionaire casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson seems to be signaling his intention to plow millions more into conservative groups to influence this year’s elections, in addition to$10 million he and his wife gave a super PAC backing Newt Gingrich.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the police-involved shooting of a man in New Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday evening.
The IRS has a tool to help people who have to repay their First-Time Homebuyer Credit. Reminder letters will no longer be mailed to taxpayers who have to repay the credit but you can now use an online lookup tool on the IRS website –www.irs.gov – to check your repayment obligation.
TRENTON – Overall student performance held steady or showed a slight improvement, according to results from the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) for the 2010-11 school year released today by the Department of Education.
PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield Police sergeant was arrested last night and charged with fourth degree criminal sexual contact, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
LINDEN – Police are searching for the man who robbed the Northfield Bank branch on North Wood Avenue yesterday morning, according to authorities.
NEWARK – Following the Federal Reserve’s announcement that interest rates are expected to remain low until at least late 2014, the New Jersey Bureau of Securities today cautioned investors to beware of risky or outright fraudulent investments promising higher yield or returns.
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