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Did God Choose The Latest Powerball Winner?

Don McNay | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
Don McNay

Will the Smith family be blessed or cursed by their "divine intervention?" God only knows.

I'm With Stupid: How Do You Fire a Pistol With Your Feet?

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.28.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Here's the 2-week-old headline from the Trenton, New Jersey, Trentonian, just so you know what we're dealing with: "Weapon charge dismissed for man with no muscle control in arms."

'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

Public Art and Argument

Agnes Gund | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
Agnes Gund

For art and artists, for community and country, for the affirmation of "public" in "public art," we can't have a better model of decision-making and decision-taking than the latest drama in Indianapolis.

Why We Can't Afford Our Nation's Public Education Debt

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

It is clear: Politicians are playing politics with education. And it's a game we cannot afford to lose.

Trenton's Police Officers Can Now Use As Much Toilet Paper As They Want

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

March 14 (Reuters) - The great toilet paper crisis in New Jersey's capital city is over. Police, firefighters and other Trenton city w...

I Am Fed Up!

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Russell Simmons

I was inspired to fund the Peacekeepers -- an initiative that seeks to deter crime in unstable neighborhoods -- after the wave of youth violence that has engulfed our nation. I, like so many community members, am fed up.

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie plans to sign executive orders

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie planned get to work straight away on his first full day in office by signing nearly a dozen executive orders...

N.J. establishes driver surcharge amnesty program

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Gard/Times of TrentonState workers heading home walk past the Statehouse.TRENTON -- Drivers who owe New Jersey millions in surcharges may soon g...

N.J. Senate President Steve Sweeney gets first run as acting governor

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey's latest Senate president has quickly become acting governor. Steve Sweeney took over the leadership post Tuesday and he became ...

N.J. lawmakers approve bill giving amnesty period for drivers to pay fines without interest

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey lawmakers voted today to use a carrot-and-stick approach to entice problem drivers to pay their fines. For 60 days, drivers may ...

NJ gay marriage advocates plan Trenton rally to urge lawmakers' vote

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- Gay rights advocates in New Jersey plan to rally in Trenton today as part of their last-chance effort to persuade lawmakers to legalize gay...

N.J. Assembly committee to consider bill creating 'Do Not Solicit' list for credit card companies

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey residents tired of being pestered by companies seeking to issue them credit cards may soon be able to block such solicitations. ...

N.J. state workers spend Black Friday on unpaid furlough

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amanda Brown/The Star-LedgerA file photo of a MVA office in Edison. Workers at the NJ State Motor Vehicles offices are furloughed today because of bud...

N.J. law to bring greater transparency to county political parties

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- County political party committees in New Jersey are operating under new rules, which proponents say will bring more transparency to how the...

Corzine, Christie spar over health screenings in N.J. governor's race

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- While the nation grapples with controversial proposals to reform its health care system, the candidates for governor in New Jersey are spar...

Gov.-elect Chris Christie picks Bret Schundler as N.J. education commissioner

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- School-choice proponent Bret Schundler will be Gov.-elect Chris Christie's pick to serve as New Jersey's education commissioner. A person w...

N.J. Senate to vote on illegal immigrant tuition

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerWhile being honored in the New Jersey Senate on June 18, 2009, Martin Broduer talks as Devils fans listen from t...

Corzine considers legislation aimed at helping special needs students in N.J.

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP Photo/Mel EvansWith about a month to go until he leaves office, Gov. Jon Corzine is considering legislation that would create a reading disabilitie...

N.J. State trooper accuses superior officer of sexually assaulting, impregnating her

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- A female New Jersey state trooper has filed a federal civil lawsuit saying she was sexually assaulted and impregnated by a superior officer...

N.J. independent candidate Daggett says GOP rival Christie won't win

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine, left, greets Republican challenger Chris Christie as independent candidate Chris Daggett, ...

N.J. gubernatorial candidates Gov. Corzine, Daggett, Christie spar in TV forum

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine, left, greets Republican challenger Chris Christie as Independent candidate Chris Daggett, ...

N.J., Monmouth County beach clubs agree to expand public access

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-LedgerBeachgoers enjoy the sun at Sea Bright beach in this May 2006 photo.TRENTON -- New Jersey has resolved beach access disput...

N.J. civil union law cannot be fixed to ensure equality, Sen. Gill says

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerSen. Nia Gill debates on the Senate floor in this 2008 file photo.TRENTON -- New Jersey's civil union law, despi...

N.J. Gov. elect-Chris Christie will spend time in Mendham on Christmas

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey's governor-elect said Christmas for him came early on Election Day. Chris Christie said becoming governor was the only gift he w...