Company that sued soldiers closes its stores

by Paul Kiel | ProPublica USA Discounters filed for bankruptcy protection this week, after closing its last store. The company cited lower sales, “regulatory investigations and adverse media reports” in its bankruptcy filing as reasons for its collapse. For the first time…

Lafayette movie theater killer harbored far-right ideas

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) investigators have uncovered dozens of online posts by John Russell Houser praising Hitler, expressing interest in white supremacist groups and antigovernment conspiracy theories, and musing about the “the power of the lone wolf.” After John…

Rutgers Physicians Among Top 5 Percent in Nation

New Brunswick, NJ—Sixty-one physicians affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, the faculty practice of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, were selected for the Best Doctors in America® List for 2015-2016. Only 5 percent of physicians in the United…

Sanders Wins South Carolina AFL-CIO Endorsement

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

The South Carolina AFL-CIO executive board passed a resolution supporting U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination and recommending his endorsement by the state and national labor organization. “We call on the AFL-CIO, union members and working…

Perth Amboy Mayor to seek third term

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz said “I’m definitely running again,” when she was asked about seeking third term during the grand opening of the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center. A former bank teller who deposed former Mayor Joe Vas in…