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COURTS TO TAKE CHARGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The state Supreme Court has ruled that courts will now be in charge of affordable housing. The state’s highest court voted 6-0 to strip the state of control, saying the Christie’s administration has violated laws on affordable housing. According to the ruling, trial courts will have say on individual town’s …

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SENATOR MENENDEZ: I’VE BROKEN NO LAWS

United States Senator Robert Menendez says he has broken no laws, and he claims he is going nowhere.  Menendez spoke to reporters during the weekend following word that he has been under a federal investigation regarding alleged campaign law violations.  United States Attorney General Eric Holder refused to comment on …

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CHRISTIE IN IOWA SEARCHING FOR REPUBLICAN SUPPORT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent his weekend criss crossing the country looking for support for his presidential bid.  Christie attended a dinner at Donald Trump’s exclusive club in Florida on Saturday night before heading to Iowa on Saturday to attend an agricultural summit.  Iowa is where the presidential caucuses …

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CHRISTIE DISCUSSES PAID SICK LEAVE DURING MEETING

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held another town hall meeting on Wednesday, this time in Fair Lawn.  Christie discussed a host of state issues including the issue requiring businesses to pay for sick leave.  Christie says he supports the concept, but he doesn’t support forcing businesses to do it.  Christie …

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LEAD SINGER FRANK ORSINI PASSED AWAY TUESDAY

Frank Orsini, the founding member and lead singer of the regional 10-piece cover band Don’t Call Me Francis, died on Tuesday after a long bout with cancer. A message on the group’s Facebook page says, “Frank poured his heart and soul into his band and his music. He built years …

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