Corzine Catches Up In Latest Poll

TEANECK—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine edges Republican challenger Chris Christie 44% to 43% among likely voters in the race for New Jersey governor. Another 4% volunteer they will vote for independent Chris Daggett and 5% say they are undecided.

Elizabeth Contractor Sentenced For Bribery

TRENTON—The owner of an Elizabeth construction business was sentenced Friday to 39 months in federal prison for paying bribes to a former Linden housing official in return for hundreds of thousands of dollars in contracts, Acting U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced.