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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...

Sheila Oliver becomes first African-American female speaker of N.J. Assembly

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

TRENTON -- Sheila Oliver became New Jersey's first black female Assembly Speaker this afternoon at a swearing-in ceremony at the Trenton War Memorial ...

N.J. panel approves bill requiring state workers to live in state

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

AP Photo/Mel EvansAssembly Majority Leader Bonnie Watson Coleman spoke about her advocacy for better services for New Jersey inmates and their familie...

Proposal to install cooling towers at Oyster Creek nuclear plant put on hold

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

AP Photo/Asbury Park PressA 1998 file photo of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station is shown in Lacey Township. TRENTON -- A proposal to requir...

N.J. law aims to protect foreign-born women from human trafficking

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

John O'Boyle/The Star-LedgerA file photo of Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula (D-Somerset).TRENTON -- A new law in New Jersey seeks to protect foreign-bor...

GOP gubernatorial candidate Christie says he would loosen N.J.'s business travel policy

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

TRENTON -- Republican Chris Christie said top New Jersey officials would have more leeway for business travel -- with taxpayers footing the bill -- if...

N.J. assemblywoman seeks sale restrictions for e-cigarettes

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

Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-LedgerState Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) in a 2008 file photo.TRENTON -- A northern New Jersey lawmaker says she wants...

N.J. approves $121M in special aid to distressed cities

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

Frank H. Conlon/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Gov.-elect Chris Christie at a Statehouse press conference on Tuesday. New Jersey has approved $121 million ...

Federal monitors give largely positive marks for N.J. child welfare

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

TRENTON -- Children in New Jersey's child welfare system are safer and many are kept with their brothers and sisters when they enter foster care, acco...

N.J. lead poisoning proposal could save $27M in social costs, study says

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

TRENTON -- New Jersey could save as much as $27 billion in costs to society by keeping children free of lead poisoning, a report released today said. ...

N.J. Assembly advances palimony bill prohibiting oral agreements

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

Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-LedgerA June 2008 photo of Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll during an Assembly session at the Statehouse.TRENTON -- New Jerse...

Independent candidate Daggett tells Rudy Giuliani to stay out of N.J. politics

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

TRENTON -- Independent candidate Chris Daggett has a message for former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani: Get out of town. Giuliani told the New York...

Court reduces sentence for woman who killed baby

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

TRENTON -- An appeals court has released a New Jersey woman who threw her two babies down an air shaft because her father -- who had raped her -- orde...

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. ...