Dear EarthTalk: The oil industry is planning what some call a dangerous strategy of drilling for oil on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Arctic Ocean. What’s going on? — Vera Bailey, New Hope, PA
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JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST–Local residents in central and southern New Jersey may notice additional aircraft-related noise throughout the area through Sunday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against the officers involved in the fatal police shooting of Barry E. Deloatch, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division continue to investigate the shooting death of a city man that occurred earlier this morning, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON — An Assembly panel on Thursday approved a package of bills sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald that would bar employers and colleges from requiring current or prospective employees or students to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment or acceptance.
TRENTON — Bi-partisan legislation to prohibit advertisers from sending unwelcome and unsolicited advertisements to consumers via text messaging was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.