WASHINGTON, D.C. –In the week ending Oct. 30, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 457,000, an increase of 20,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 437,000.
BUTLER — Audio Insight, a three-piece progressive rock band from Woodbridge, will celebrate the release of their debut album “Dimensions” with a concert at Architekt Live on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: What is the U.S. military doing to reduce its carbon footprint and generally green its operations? — Anthony Gomez, New York, NY
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick woman pleaded guilty today to charges of helping an Edison man abandon his 20-month-old daughter at a gas station restroom, and then trying to protect him from police before they charged him with murdering the toddler’s mother, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury in Middlesex County indicted five defendants today on charges of fatally beating Dr. Divyendu Sinha and assaulting his two minor sons in Old Bridge on June 25, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
CLARK – Two teens were injured last night when a bonfire in the backyard of a Wendell Place residence went out of control, authorities said.
UTICA, New York – One-half of likely voters say they do not plan to vote for President Barack Obama in 2012, compared to 40% who say they expect to support him.
STATE – Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in yesterday’s mid-term elections, but Democrats will likely hang on to the Senate.
TRENTON – Nobody matched all five numbers plus the Red Power Ball in Saturday’s drawing, so Saturday’s Powerball jackpot could be worth up to $104 million to the winner.
LIVINGSTON — Currently, 24 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes. Of these, nearly 6 million do not know they have the disease and it is estimated that another 57 million adults have pre-diabetes.