State News

Virginia Earthquake Felt In NJ

STATE — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake took place at 1:51 p.m. this afternoon in Virginia, 41 miles from Richmond and 83 miles from Washington, D.C. The 5.9 quake caused shaking that could be felt in New Jersey.

Republican Pay-Per-View Politicians

Republican politicians are spreading out across the nation, but instead of holding court with high-priced lobbyists who shower them with thousands of dollars in campaign contributions, GOP congressman are allowing average citizens to ask them questions for $10, $15 or $35.