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(People seeking jobs wait in line to speak to over 60 employers at an employment fair. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Author: Unemployment An Issue Because People Train For Wrong Jobs

Unemployment remains a stubborn problem and the head of a high tech staffing firm says one reason is too many of us train for the wrong jobs.

03/23/2013

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Local Advocacy Groups Sound Alarm About Impending Federal Budget Cuts

You can call them “Fiscal Cliff II” or “sequestration” or anything else ominous, but to the groups who serve the unemployed and those on medical assistance, they’re just plain bad news.

02/20/2013

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New Jersey Democrats Want To Hire ‘Integrity Monitors’ To Prevent Misuse Of Sandy Aid

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said Friday they’ll introduce a bill that will spell out the exact responsibilities of the monitors.

01/25/2013

Founder Of Camden Children’s Garden To Fight Impending Move

Children’s Garden director Mike Devlin says he received a letter from the state Treasury Department last week saying that the garden needs to move by March 31 so the land can go to the Adventure Aquarium.

01/25/2013

(File photo:  Cooper Hospital, in Camden, NJ.)

Camden’s Cooper Health System To Pay $12.6 Million Settlement To State, Federal Government

Camden’s Cooper Health System has agreed to a $12.6 million settlement resolving allegations the hospital entered into improper consulting and compensation agreements with physicians while building its cardiology program.

01/24/2013

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Author Compares Pirates To Big Business, Government

We seem to have an on-going fascination with pirates, from Halloween costumes to movies, but a multi-media movement argues that they are a driving progressive force.

01/12/2013

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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

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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

Young telemarketers

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

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