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Christie Signs State Budget

SOUTH RIVER – Gov. Chris Christie signed his first state budget into law this afternoon. Earlier this morning, he called legislators back to Trenton for a special session to pressure them to consider his proposal for a constitutional amendment to cap property tax increases at 2.5 percent.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I heard about a supposed dangerous chemical called “triclosan” that is in many personal care and other consumer products. Can you enlighten? — Carl Stoneman, Richland, WA

Financial Help For Seniors

Senior citizens and others living on a fixed or low income know how difficult it is to make ends meet, especially when costs for essentials like health care, food and energy increase faster than their sources of income.

Three Old Bridge Teens Charged In Murder

OLD BRIDGE –Three 17-year-old Old Bridge residents have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder following the death this morning of a 49-year-old township resident, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Acting Chief Robert Bonfante of the Old Bridge Police Department announced.