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(Carl Lewis, today.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Olympic Medalist Carl Lewis Announces Run For NJ Senate Seat

Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is running in a new race — this one for a seat in the New Jersey state senate.


John Adler

Former New Jersey Congressman John Adler Dies At 51

Former New Jersey State Senator and U.S. Representative John Adler has died at 51.


(NJ Sen. Diane Allen, in file photo)

NJ Lawmaker Calls Billing Rape Victims For DNA Collection ”Horrendous”

New Jersey state senator Diane Allen says the federal government is supposed to pick up the tab for this, but sometimes it doesn’t happen and the victim is billed.


file photo by KYW's Mike Dougherty

NJ Considers Dumping Some Cable TV And Telecom Regulations

New Jersey may soon get rid of most of the regulations now governing the cable TV and telecommunications industry and consumer advocates are none too thrilled about it.


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NJ Lawmakers Push For Pesticide Ban

The New Jersey State Senate will soon take up a bill that could ban the use of most pesticides in public places where children play.