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Gov. Chris Christie calls on an audience member to ask a question during a town hall meeting at the Hanover Township Community Center,
Gov. Chris Christie calls on an audience member to ask a question during a town hall meeting at the Hanover Township Community Center, (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Christie joins legal fight against Obama immigration reform

 

NEWARK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has repeatedly refused to outline his positions on the nation's immigration system, has quietly signed onto an amicus brief opposing President Obama's executive action on immigration.

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The middle class is showing, a new report shows. (Andresr, ThinkStock)
The middle class is showing, a new report shows. (Andresr, ThinkStock)
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Middle class is shrinking, says a new financial analysis

A CNN Money analysis finds the middle class, both in New Jersey and across the nation, is getting smaller.

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Evacuated residents return home as sinkhole repairs continue

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) -- Residents of a central New Jersey street where a large sinkhole developed this week have been allowed to return to their homes.

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Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md
Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md
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Firm whose boss gave to Christie-led group gets investment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The board that oversees New Jersey's nearly $80 billion public pension fund is moving ahead with an investment of up to $100 million in a private equity firm whose chairman gave millions to a political group once headed by Gov. Chris Christie.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, delivering his budget address in Trenton Feb. 25.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, delivering his budget address in Trenton Feb. 25. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Could pension ruling be a New Jersey budget buster?

Since delivering his State Budget Address in February, Gov. Chris Christie has used his town hall meetings throughout the state as a vehicle to call for more public employees' pension reform. He has repeatedly said that the unfunded liability for pensions and health benefits is almost three times the state budget. Republicans in the Legislature are supporting Christie, but the top Democrat in the NJ Senate is not.

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Child advocate says NJ kids on Christie’s budgetary back burner

The lion's share of the discussions in Trenton these days revolve around replenishing the nearly bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund and funding the public employees' pension system. A leading child advocate told the Assembly Budget Committee that kids in the Garden State are largely being forgotten in Gov. Chris Christie's Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal.

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5 things to do if a home appraisal comes in under your sales price

Housing market trends bode well for sellers this spring, but some may encounter hurdles even after they land a buyer.

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(Oksana Kostyushko, ThinkStock)
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Winning NJ Lottery numbers, Wednesday March 25

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday night in the New Jersey State Lottery:

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Amy's Garden Vegetable Lasagne is among the items in the recall.
Amy's Garden Vegetable Lasagne is among the items in the recall.
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Amy’s Kitchen, Wegmans recalling organic products over listeria fears

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.

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A funnel cloud in part of a storm in Sand Springs, Okla (AP Photo/Brenton Leete)
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Tornadoes in Oklahoma, Arkansas leave 1 dead

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The first batch of severe weather in this year's tornado season has devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park, and storms across the area damaged buildings, tore off roofs and left debris strewn across roads. One person was killed and several were injured.

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