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‘Grow New Jersey’ Bill Signed Into Law

TRENTON – A bipartisan bill sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Union) which creates the “Grow New Jersey” program to provide tax incentives for companies which maintain existing employment levels and create new jobs in New Jersey was signed into law today by Governor Christie.

Roselle Man Arrested In Franklin Stabbing Case; Murder Suspect Sought

SOMERVILLE – Somerset County authorities announced the arrest of a 22-year-old Roselle man who is charged with aggravated assault in a stabbing attack that took place at the Staybridge Hotel in the Somerset section of Franklin Township that left one man dead and another man injured. Police are still searching for a second suspect who they believe is responsible for the killing.

U.S. Economy Added 200,000 Jobs In December

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate, at 8.5 percent, continued to trend down, according to data reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today. Job gains occurred in transportation and warehousing, retail trade, manufacturing, health care, and mining.

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Writer’s Block: Linked, Wired and… Confused

I wish I were really enlightened when it comes to technology. Correction. I wish I wanted to be more enlightened when it comes to technology. I can’t seem to escape the roaring enthusiasm of people all around me who yelp about another new device that does this or that. Heck, I’m still working on figuring out how the crock-pot works.