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Eight arrested during heroin mills raids

ELIZABETH — Eight people were arrested after two alleged high-volume heroin mills were shuttered by authorities in northern New Jersey. The arrests announced Monday stemmed from raids conducted Friday afternoon in Linden and Union Township. Authorities seized what they said…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…