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Temporary Hiring Sees Big Jump [AUDIO]

Hiring, in any form, is a healthy sign for the economy, but many people are landing jobs that come without stability or the potential to advance.

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More Men are Leaving the Workforce [AUDIO]

For more than half a century, men have been disappearing from the workforce.

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Flickr User Scott Halleran
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Why Aren’t New Jersey Baby Boomers Retiring? [AUDIO]

A growing number of older baby boomers in New Jersey are continuing to go to work, instead of making retirement plans.

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New Employment Figures Leave NJ Residents Puzzled [AUDIO]

The national unemployment rate now stands at 7.6 percent, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics also reports the official employment rate, which represents the percentage of adults who have a job, is holding steady at 58.6 percent.

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NJ Businesses Escape $300M Tax Hike For Now [AUDIO]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed into law a bill that will help businesses avoid a pending tax increase.

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Towns Turn to Private Sector for Celebration Funding [AUDIO]

The economy continues to improve slowly, but many New Jersey municipalities are still struggling financially.

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Traveling for July 4th? You Won’t Be Alone [POLL/AUDIO]

If you are hitting the road this upcoming holiday weekend, you may want to give yourself some extra time and pack your patience with you.

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No Summer Break For NJ Senators [AUDIO]

For years, it has been customary for lawmakers flee from Trenton for the summer right after the State Budget is signed into law.

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Minimum Wage Hike Means Maximum Pain, NJ Biz Leaders Claim [AUDIO]

Garden State business leaders warn of very bad things to come if voters approve a ballot question this November that would amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the rate of inflation.

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Gas Prices
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Gas Prices Drop Nationwide, Here in New Jersey [AUDIO]

Gas prices have declined a nickel-a-gallon nationally in a week, and they are down one to two cents on average here in New Jersey.

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