In the hot seat, politicians dodge questions about future races and Johnny Doc’s fate

Clout puts politicians in the hot seat on election day to answer three questions. Sometimes they're forthcoming. Sometimes they hold back.

In the hot seat, politicians dodge questions about future races and Johnny Doc’s fate

Clout puts politicians in the hot seat on election day to answer three questions. Sometimes they're forthcoming. Sometimes they hold back.

Memorial Day weekend weather forecast: What you should know

With the exception of a chance of showers Saturday night into Sunday, it looks like it will be a decent holiday weekend.

Memorial Day weekend weather forecast: What you should know

With the exception of a chance of showers Saturday night into Sunday, it looks like it will be a decent holiday weekend.

Verizon stopped paying local N.J. taxes. Now, a powerful legislator wants to sock it to the company.

Proposed legislation would force Verizon to pay local taxes on telephone poles, lines, land, and other equipment that the telecom giant has refused to fork over to many N.J. towns.

Verizon stopped paying local N.J. taxes. Now, a powerful legislator wants to sock it to the company.

Proposed legislation would force Verizon to pay local taxes on telephone poles, lines, land, and other equipment that the telecom giant has refused to fork over to many N.J. towns.
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