Christie’s State of NJ

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

After his first year in office spent battling budget shortfalls, Gov. Chris Christie offered his take on New Jersey in yesterday’s State of the State address. Mike Kelly from The Record of New Jersey breaks down the speech, including promises to not raise taxes and to take on the teacher tenure system. Plus: Haiti one year later; CNN’s Peter Bergen offers an in-depth history of the War on Terror; and what the lifestyle and diet of a caveman can do for your health. 

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State of New Jersey '11

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Peter Bergen: History of the GWOT

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The Caveman Diet

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