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Voice of the People: Decide For Yourself

Instead of focusing on getting our economy back on track, House Republicans are making an effort to radically change the law on birth control, abortion and a multitude of other issues pertaining to women’s health and the degree to which government gets involved in our personal privacy.

Cranford First Aid Squad House Reopens

CRANFORD — Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella (R) and Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski (2nd L) present a resolution to Cranford First Aid Squad President Barbara Ragone and Captain Daniel Gomez congratulating the Cranford Frist Aid Squad on their remarkable recovery from damages inflicted on their squad house by hurricane Irene in August 2011.

Things To Do

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Dear EarthTalk: I read that car makers had agreed to up fuel economy standards to an average of about 55 miles per gallon by the year 2025, and that specifics were due to be hammered out by the end of 2011. Did this happen and where do things stand now? — Scott Ellis, Norwalk, CA

The Oscars – A Conservative Guess

Note: The following essay, believed to be written by our film critic, was found in a Snapple Diet Raspberry bottle retrieved from a nearby river. No direct explanation regarding its origin or intent was given. It is reprinted here in its entirety.


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) defines a disease cluster as “an unusually large number of people sickened by a disease in a certain place and time.” The organization, along with the National Disease Clusters Alliance (NDCA), reported in March 2011 that it had identified 42 disease clusters throughout 13 U.S. states: Texas, California, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Delaware, Louisiana, Montana, Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas, all chosen for analysis, states the report, “based on the occurrence of known clusters in the state, geographic diversity, or community concerns about a disease cluster in their area.”