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De Blasio’s plan: A steady voice in time of Ebola

11-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has managed the Ebola crisis from a game plan put in place weeks before. Administration officials say the carefully-planned strategy was to make frequent public appearances, stress the city's level of ...

Sandy recovery on the ballot in some shore towns

11-2-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Mayors of many Jersey shore towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy are up for re-election on Tuesday. And while the majority of them face no opposition, a handful faces races in which their handling of Sandy recovery has been an ...

Christie joining Haley on SC campaign bus tour

11-2-14
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as she campaigns in the Upstate. Haley spokesman Rob Godfrey says Christie and Haley are attending U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy's church in Spartanburg on ...

Christie returns to help Hogan in Maryland

11-2-14
BALTIMORE (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley shouldn't waste his time being nervous about the state's governor's race. Christie said Sunday that O'Malley should just get ready to clear out his office for ...

Walker says Burke ad shows her desperation

10-31-14
WESTON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says the latest attack ad by his Democratic challenger Mary Burke shows she is desperate as the election nears and a poll shows her trailing by 7 points. Walker said Friday after a factory tour at Wausau Supply ...
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Bail Reform Ballot Question Expected to Gain Voter Approval Tuesday

10-31-14
New Jersey voters will decide Tuesday if the state's bail system should be changed.
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More Than 100 Deceased Still Appear on NJ Voter Rolls

10-31-14
An analysis found that deceased residents still appear on the state voter rolls, and some are listed as having cast ballots after their death.
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The History of Daylight Saving Time

10-31-14
As we turn the clocks back this weekend, we take a look at why the practice of Daylight Saving Time exists.

Obama calls on voters to back Booker in new ad

10-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is publicizing a new ad featuring President Obama ahead of Tuesday's election. The 60-second radio spot features President Obama calling on New Jerseyans to vote for Booker and praising his ...

Christie downplays Cotton’s Sandy aid opposition

10-31-14
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is downplaying an Arkansas U.S. Senate candidate's vote opposing Superstorm Sandy relief while campaigning for him. Christie campaigned for Republican Rep. Tom Cotton and Arkansas gubernatorial ...