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Seaside Heights Roller Coaster (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor Of Shore Town Devastated By Sandy Stunned By Government’s Decision Not To Vote On Storm Relief Bill

“You can see the federal government just is dysfunctional at best,” says Mayor Bill Akers.

01/02/2013

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3 On Your Side: Getting Your Home Ready For Winter

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to get your home energy-ready.

10/16/2012

NJ Holds Hearings On Bill That Would Establish State Commission On Human Trafficking

Human trafficking victims and their advocates plan to testify before an Assembly committee that’s due to consider legislation that aims to end the practice in New Jersey.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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City Of Trenton Reacts To Mayor Mack’s Arrest

“I’d give him a spanking really, if I could,” laughed Trenton City Council President Phyllis Holly-Ward.

09/11/2012

(NJ governor Chris Christie, in file photo.  Credit: Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

POLL: 55% Approval Rating For Governor Christie

A newly released poll suggests New Jersey Governor Chris Christie enjoys a comfortable level of support among residents but he might want to rethink part of his strategy going forward.

08/05/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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3-On Your Side: New Telemarketing Rules

It’s happened to all of us, you’re just about to sit down for dinner and the telephone rings. On the other end of the line is a telemarketer.

02/15/2012

(Montgomery County commissioners-elect Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro.)

Democrats Take Control Of Montgomery County For First Time In A Century

Democrats took charge of Montgomery County’s government for the first time in over a century Tuesday morning, and they have a lot of work to do.

01/03/2012

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South Jersey Congressman Set To Introduce Bill In Favor Of Sports Betting

A South Jersey congressman is ready to propose federal legislation that could pave the way for legalized sports betting in the Garden State.

12/24/2011

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Health: Weight Loss Product Government Warning

A new federal warning about some over-the-counter weight loss products. The FDA is going after over-the-counter HCG weight loss products.

12/06/2011

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Election 2011 Countdown: Frank Rizzo Goes ‘Robo’ In Next Weeks’ Election

As politics goes, this is an exciting week, with behind the scenes action moving at a rapid pace.

11/01/2011

Election 2011 Countdown: Casting Shadows In the Montgomery County Election

A week away from the so-called off year election, there are some real mysteries of the most watched election in this region – the struggle for control of Montgomery County government.

10/31/2011

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Mayor Nutter Expected To Sign New Bill For Domestic Violence Victims

Mayor Nutter is likely to sign a measure okay-ed in City Council this week giving new protections to victims of domestic violence.

10/16/2011

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