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Trenton Mayor Arrested For Alleged Conspiracy To Extort Bribes

TRENTON – Trenton Mayor Tony F. Mack, the mayor’s brother, Ralphiel Mack, and his close associate, Joseph A. “JoJo” Giorgianni, were arrested by federal agents this morning and charged by criminal complaint in connection with an alleged scheme to extort payments of more than $100,000 from others who were purportedly developing a public parking garage.

Public Ok With Privatized Post Office

WEST LONG BRANCH — Few Americans would be overly concerned if the United States Postal Service was privatized to save money, according to the latest national Monmouth University Poll. While most Americans are very satisfied with the service they currently…

Government Proposes Simplified Mortgage Disclosure Forms

No doubt many wannabe first-time homebuyers have been sitting on the sidelines of the volatile housing market, unsure when or how to enter the game. If that describes you, you’re probably fortunate to have missed out on the housing bubble and lax lending standards of a few years ago, when millions of people took out mortgages they couldn’t afford – or understand.


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Dear EarthTalk: I imagine you’ve been down this road before, but what’s hot in the green-friendly sunscreen department nowadays? — Elaine Mayer, Ocean City, MD


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Dear EarthTalk: What are “agrofuels” and why are organizations like Friends of the Earth campaigning against them? — Bill Wilson, Boise, ID

West Nile Virus Claims First Life In NJ

STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.