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2014 Holiday Gift Guide
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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

We couldn't resist getting our 2014 holiday gift guide started just a little bit early, even though we're firm believers of waiting to celebrate the holidays after Thanksgiving.

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Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer In Ferguson Shooting Case
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Videos From Ferguson — Police Car on Fire, Brown Family Statement & More

Here are some reactions from tonight's grand-jury announcement in Ferguson, Missouri, in which Officer Darren Wilson was not charged with any crimes in the shooting death of Michael Brown this past summer.

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Unemployment Rate
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Unemployment Up, but Trend is Positive

New Jersey's unemployment rate inched up in October to 6.6 percent, and while preliminary estimates put job losses for the month at 4,500, the overall trend in the job market is a positive one.

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Lower-paid Workers Seeing Larger Raises

If you are younger and not so well paid, you have a better shot at getting a higher raise right now than do older and better-paid workers.

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Candles in the Dark (iStock/Townsquare Digital)
Candles in the Dark (iStock/Townsquare Digital)
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Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Victim Had Ties to Lakewood

The Lakewood community is reeling from horrific news that a Lakewood resident has lost his father in the synagogue attack in Jerusalem early Tuesday, according to Mayor Menashe Miller.     

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US review of ISIS video confirms American’s death

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) -- The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, a former soldier who tried to help wounded Syrians caught in a brutal civil war but ended up dying himself at the hands of Islamic State militants.

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Obamacare
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Obamacare open enrollment begins Nov. 15

The next open enrollment period to get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, begins Nov. 15. It runs through Feb. 1, 2015. Free help is available in choosing the right plan and getting coverage is important because those who don't have health care by the time the enrollment period closes will be fined.

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Working adults living with roommates longer to save money

Having a roommate was a living arrangement once reserved for college students and recent graduates, but a recent study from Zillow finds older, working adults are now living with roommates to save costs.

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Will lower gas prices mean more consumer spending?

Gasoline prices have dropped so much this year, that many are speculating about their impact on other areas of the economy.  

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Will GOP Control Hurt Christie?

For the first time since 2006, Republicans have a majority in both Houses of Congress. As chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Gov. Chris Christie is getting a lot of credit for helping make that happen. Some political experts however warned that having the GOP control the Senate could be bad news for Christie should he decide to run for president in 2016.

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