| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:46 PM
– A storm-battered stretch of State Road A1A is getting a permanent face lift, with amenities that will make it much more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Work is set to begin this week on $11.8 million project to rebuild the road between...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:11 PM
FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America.
And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:07 PM
With the moon bringing tides to seasonal highs, government officials are urging residents to be on guard for coastal flooding now through November.
"These high tides may cause ocean and canal waters to rise above streets and seawalls in low-lying...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state.
Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
| Aug 3, 2014
After pounding through 183 hurricanes over the past 38 years, two Lockheed WP-3 Orion turboprops are almost ready for the junk heap.
Yet new hurricane hunters could cost a prohibitive $300 million.
Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the National Oceanic and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:59 PM
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (Reuters) - Governor Chris Christie pushed past a sea of angry protesters on Monday to meet with business leaders and politicians on ways to save troubled Atlantic City, which has lost a quarter of its 12 casinos already this year....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Pennsylvania contractor Jeff Morrison looked at the forgettable facade of Jennifer and Michael Mankowski's home, a stuccoed, farmhouse-style exterior. But what he actually saw was a circa-1900 house begging to emerge.
His partner, designer Courtney Kish,...
| Sep 5, 2014
Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:27 AM
It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Last October's government shutdown left 800,000 federal employees without work for 16 days, but apparently they found ways to occupy their time.
Nine months later, some Washington, D.C., hospitals are reporting a spike in newborns.
"There's no way...