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BON JOVI TO SPEAK AT RUTGERS-CAMDEN GRADUATION

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be giving a keynote address on Thursday at the Rutgers-Camden convocation ceremony, to be held at the Susquehanna Bank Center. The graduation ceremony is being held for 293 graduate students who will be receiving their doctorate and masters degrees. Over 1,700 students will be …

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NEW JERSEY IS BEATING REVENUE PROJECTIONS

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Finally some good news for the New Jersey budget. The head of the Office of Legislative Services, David Rosen, told lawmakers on Tuesday that the state should beat this year’s revenue projects by $271 million. Rosen also predicts $140 million for the upcoming fiscal year that begins in July, versus …

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NEW VERIZON DEAL COULD IMPACT LANDLINE CUSTOMERS

A new deal expected to be approved this week could hurt Verizon landline customers in rural sections of the state, including Cumberland County.  The deal could result in significant rate hikes for landline customers in these rural areas as much as 36 percent over five years.  Some elected officials in …

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CHRISTIE CALLS FOR TAX CODE REFORM

Looking much like a presidential candidate, Gov. Chris Christie outlined his plan for tax reform in a speech at the University of New Hampshire on Tuesday. Christie called for reducing the number of income tax rates from six to three, and reducing the top income tax rate from nearly 40 percent to …

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