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Are Folks Traveling For Spring Break? [AUDIO]

Many Americans plan to spend their spring break away from home this year, but cost is weighing heavily on their minds.

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2012 State of the State address in the Assembly chamber
Assembly chamber (Governor's Office/Jody Somers)
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School Funding Debate In Senate Budget Committee [AUDIO]

Governor Chris Christie's Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Budget proposal provides a record amount of funding for New Jersey's schools. Yesterday's State Senate Budget Committee hearing gave the public its first opportunity to testify of the spending plan.

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Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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You Have A Real Say In The State Budget [AUDIO]

Many people think the public is wasting its time by showing up and testifying before Senate and Assembly Budget Committees.

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Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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What’s The Big Deal About The Sequester? [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

At the end of last week, there was a great deal of talk about the horrible effects across the nation that would take place if the automatic federal budget cuts that were triggered by the sequester took effect.

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Gas Prices
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Will Gas Hit the $5 Mark in NJ? [AUDIO]

As gas prices continue to creep up, some New Jerseyans are worried we'll soon see $5 a gallon at the pump, like some places in California are seeing?

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Flickr User 401K
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Many Companies Changing 401K Contributions [AUDIO]

It's no secret that many companies across the country and right here in New Jersey are looking to cut costs. In fact, many are changing the way they contribute to 401K plans in an effort to do so.

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Top Dem Blasts Christie’s Shrinking Government Boast [POLL/AUDIO]

During many of his major, high-profile speeches, Governor Chris Christie highlights the fact that he has reduced the size of government.

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New Jersey Builders Start Strong In January [AUDIO]

2013 started strong for New Jersey homebuilders as they bounce back from the recession and Hurricane Sandy.

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Ocean County Debris Cleanup Costing A Hefty Penny [AUDIO]

The cost to clean up the damage left behind by Superstorm Sandy isn't cheap. No one knows that better than Ocean County officials, who are set to approve an emergency appropriation this week. It will be the third one since the storm hit back in October.

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Jobs
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First-Time Jobless Claims Continue To Drop [AUDIO]

Claims for unemployment are dropping sharply across the country. They are also going down in New Jersey after a big jump from Sandy.

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