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BRIDGEGATE LAWSUIT? IT’S BEEN DISMISSED

On the same day Governor Chris Christie announced his intentions to run for President, a lawsuit associated with the Bridge-gate scandal has been tossed.  A federal judge threw out a lawsuit on Tuesday filed by some livery drivers that the intentional closing of the George Washington Bridge violated their civil …

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IT’S OFFICIAL: CHRISTIE CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES TUESDAY EVENT

The biggest non-surprise of the week will happen Tuesday when Chris Christie enters a crowded republican field to run for president.  His new presidential campaign issued a statement over the weekend, announcing a ‘special announcement event’ for Tuesday at Livingston High School.  The slogan for the campaign?  “Telling It Like …

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STILL, SOME AC ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS HAVE NO POWER

There are still some Atlantic City Electric customers who have no power following thunderstorms..on Tuesday night.  The utility announced that all customers were expected to have power by midnight Sunday following a big line of storms that knocked out power to 288,000 customers.  As of Saturday, about 34,000 customers still …

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NEW JERSEY KAYAKER FOUND DEAD AFTER SEARCH

A kayaker who was lost in the Raritan Bay on Saturday has lost his life.  Police in Keansburg say Jario Esquivel-Prendas of Summit was pulled from the bay after authorities had searched for him, for hours.  The search began Saturday morning when police received reports that a kayaker was waving …

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NJ SALES TAX CAP ON BOAT SALES PASSES SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew and Senator Jim Whelan that would promote economic activity in the state’s shore regions by imposing a limit to the state sales and use tax on non-commercial boats was approved Thursday by the Senate. The bill would provide a maximum limit of $20,000 on …

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