TRENTON – Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot could be worth $139 million if a single winner selects the annuity payment option over 29 years, or $93.6 million if the cash option is selected.
With the death toll in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting rampage now at 12, with 58 wounded, many Americans are asking how future tragedies similar to this can be prevented. While the suspected gunman in this case appears to have purchased his guns legally, in America’s worst spree killing—the murder of 32 individuals and the wounding of 17 more on the Virginia Tech campus in 2007—the killer purchased a gun in spite of known mental health problems.
The Obama administration has offered states the chance to waive some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act in recognition that parts of the law are dated. States are required, however, to make specific reforms in exchange for increased flexibility.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The EARTH Center, home to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, will host its Garden Field Day/Open House on Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park, 42 Riva Avenue in South Brunswick.