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Companies Wary of Affordable Care Act Plans for Small Businesses

Small businesses who offer insurance appear to be sticking with what they have rather than venture out into the Affordable Care Act marketplace. 

Christie Re-Elected as NJ Governor

The Associated Press called the race Tuesday as soon as the polls closed, based on interviews with voters as they left polling places.

NJ Mall Shooter Didn't Want to Hurt Anyone but Himself, Say Authorities

Authorities say they do not believe the alleged gunman who killed himself after causing a lockdown at New Jersey's largest shopping mall Monday night wanted to hurt other people.

Updated: Paramus Mall Shooter Found Dead

Update: Authorities say they have found the body of the suspected gunman who opened fire late Monday night at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Northern New Jersey. The body was found in an area under construction and inaccessible to the public. The Bergen County Prosecutor says the alleged shooter, ...

What's with the No-Show Storm Czar?

The guy appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to direct New Jersey's recovery from Sandy doesn't make public appearances or take calls from the press.

Christie Runs on Rocky Economic Record

Gov. Chris Christie is making his case for re-election, in part, by portraying himself as a savior of New Jersey's economy. Here's an examination of his biggest economic development program.

Just Your Average 10-Foot High Neighborhood Totem Pole

A totem pole. In Chatham. Right there on Edgewood Road.

As part of our "one-year-after-Sandy" coverage we have a story about a New Jersey artist who saw a golden opportunity in his Sandy-ravaged neighborhood. That damaged tree? Surely it's a future totem pole.

NJ Election Spending Highest Ever

Independent special interest spending in Tuesday's election in New Jersey is more than twice its previous all-time high.

Why a Vote for Christie Could Mean You're Voting in Guadagno as Governor

Gov. Chris Christie hasn't held a press conference in six weeks. His second-in-command, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, hasn't had one in five months. Her campaign refuses to let her sit down...

Tracking the Federal Sandy Aid Money One Year Later

The Obama administration's $60.4 billion emergency funding request to Congress last December stated that part of the money for recovery and rebuilding should be used "to help the region prepare for future challenges, including future severe storms and coastal flooding, as well as impacts associated with a ...

No Plan in New Jersey for Long Term Sea Level Rise

Coastal states throughout the region are coming up with strategies to prevent flooding from sea level rise in the next century. Except in New Jersey.  And that has planners and environmentalists alarmed.

Inside the First Gay Weddings in New Jersey

The first same-sex couples got married in various cities across New Jersey just after the stroke of midnight, Monday. Listen to the ceremonies, cake cutting ... and protesters. 

Explainer: Gay Marriage in New Jersey

Confused about who can get married in New Jersey when? We break it down for you - with the assistance of Hayley Gorenberg, deputy director at Lambda Legal.

New Jersey's Highest Court Rules Gay Marriages Can Start Monday

New Jersey’s highest court says same-sex marriages can start in the state on Monday, denying Gov. Chris Christie’s request to postpone gay marriages until the state Supreme Court rules on the governor's appeal. 

Gov. Christie Calls Booker's Senate Victory the 'First Win' for the NY Giants

Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker were together for the first time today since Booker was elected U.S. Senator last night. The Republican Governor congratulated the ma...

Booker's Replacement as Newark Mayor: Luis Quintana ... For Now

Cory Booker is expected to step down as mayor of Newark within the next 10 days, according to the Newark City Council’s office. Speaking of his replacement at a groundbreaking ceremo...

Booker Wins Open Senate Seat

Newark Mayor Cory Booker handily won the special election for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey on Wednesday. He beat former Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan 55 to 44 percent. Booker will serve the remaining term of the late Frank Lautenberg - that means there are about 15 months before ...

Parking in Princeton and Hecklers in Montclair

Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University joins New Jersey Public Radio host, David Furst, to highlight the work of two local news reporters. One covers the news for the web site, Planet Princeton - the other is a freshman working for the student radio station ...

Booker Wins Special Election for U.S. Senate

Booker will become the first black senator from New Jersey. He is filling the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

Reports: NJ Schools Some of the Nation's Most Segregated

Some schools in New Jersey are strikingly segregated, according to two new reports.