STATE – New Jersey voters are almost evenly split on their opinion of President Barack Obama’s job performance, according to a new statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. The president enjoys a one point advantage, with 46 percent approving and 45 perceent disapproving.
EDISON – Police arrested two men yesterday morning who are believed to be involved in a series of cell phone store robberies, authorities said.
The fatal police shooting earlier this month of a Texas middle school student clutching a BB gun — the latest in a series of incidents involving imitation firearms — spotlights how localities and states have struggled to identify and control both look-alike toys and guns that fire something other than bullets.
Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney knows that he can’t talk to the people who run the notorious “super PAC” that may have won the Iowa caucuses for him.
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When I was a little girl, I never watched a lot of TV. But I do remember that two of my favorite shows were “Annie Oakley” and “The Mickey Mouse Club’. I really loved watching Annie outsmart bank robbers. She could ride a horse, throw a rope and lasso a bad guy better than any cowboy on the show with her. She was ‘da bomb’ even before there was such a thing.
PERTH AMBOY – Wells Fargo announced today that it will provide a $50,000 grant to the Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) of Perth Amboy through its Leading the Way Home Program Priority Markets Initiative which is designed to help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.
TRENTON – Leading Democrats made marriage equality the first order of business of the new legislative session this week, introducing a bill to fully recognize same-sex unions as “marriage” under state law.
STATE – National rail carrier Amtrak announced plans for its major projects in 2012, which include preliminary work to speed trains between Trenton and New Brunswick and ease congestion arriving at New York Penn Station.