The M1 Abrams tank has survived the Cold War, two conflicts in Iraq and a decade of war in Afghanistan. No wonder — it weighs as much as nine elephants and is fitted with a cannon capable of turning a building to rubble from two and a half miles away.
The worst economy since the Great Depression and you might think at least one of the candidates would come up with a few big ideas for how to get us out of it.
STATE — The first case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in New Jersey in a 19-year-old Monmouth County woman who was hospitalized but has recovered, officials announced Friday.
SAYREVILLE — Three men have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old South Amboy man who was killed July 21 during a dispute at a house party in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced Saturday.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.50 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and to plot out what’s expected to happen in the next two years.