Assembly Passes Gaming & Horse Racing Bills

TRENTON – Seven bills intended to aid New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries by – among other things – moving to sports gaming at casinos and racetracks, allowing Internet wagering by out-of-state residents on horse racing and expanding off-track wagering were approved Monday by the Assembly.

Make Sure You Are Cyber Secure

When Ben Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today’s world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that China is about to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest global warming polluter. What is China doing to address this issue as well as its other environmental impacts as such a populous nation? — Sophie N., Andover, MA

Start Training To Help Fight Leukemia

STATE – If completing an endurance sporting event is on your life-list then The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training® (TNT) might be for you. TNT is recruiting participants now for a summer season of marathons, half marathons, triathlons, 100-mile (century) bicycle rides or hike adventures.

Program Offers Free Day Of Dental Care For NJ Children

STATE — The nationally recognized annual program, Give Kids a Smile! National Dental Access Day, enters its 9th year here in New Jersey. On Friday, February 4, 2011, more than 1,300 volunteer dental professionals at 103 dental locations in New Jersey will treat low-income or uninsured children ages 12 and under at no charge.