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A long time New Jersey Democratic operative, and one of the 44 arrested in last weeks political corruption round-up, Shaw had agreed to cooperate with investigators and turn states evidence. He was found dead in his Jersey City luxury apartment. Authorities are trying to determine if it was a suicide. ...

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You knew something was up when last week, during Yahoo's second Quarter earnings announcement, the CEO of Yahoo, Carol Bartz, praised it's competitor Microsoft for the effectiveness of it's new product, Bing. My own site statistics confirm that Bing is moving up the charts, In June of 09 (it's inaugural month) Bing referred 150 hits to my site and was 16th down the list of top referrers. This month Bing rose to fifth place referring 1273 hits. While that's still only 0.38 % of the total hits and a fraction of the traffic referred by Google, it's a major shift considering Bing only launched it's searc ...

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Once the highest paid player in the NFL, Michael Vick has finished serving an 18 month prison term for running a dogfighting ring. NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell announced Monday that Vick has served his time and could play in the league if he could find a team, but a number of teams have already passed. ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint A building boom, big bucks, no viable opposition party and a party boss system… Put-em all together, and bada bing, bada boom, you got your Joisey politics. 44 new faces, same old story. The list of crooked politicians in this state is as long as the Garden State Parkway… and that’s just the ones that were caught! Swing a cat in New Jersey and your bound to hit someone on the take. Continuing the New Jersey Hall Of Shame. 1. Hoboken Mayor, Peter Cammarano III - Charged with taking $25,000 in bribes 2. Ridgfield Mayor, Anthony Suarey - Charged with taking $10,000 in bribes 3. Assemblymann, L. Harvey Smith - Charged with taking $1 ...

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A building boom, big bucks, no viable opposition party and a party boss system... Put-em all together, and bada bing, bada boom, you got your Joisey politics. 44 new faces, same old story. The list of crooked politicians in this state is as long as the Garden State Parkway... and that's just the ones that were caught! Swing a cat in New Jersey and your bound to hit someone on the take. Former mayor of Camden, Milton Millan, convicted on corruption charges in 2000. ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Todays Doodle portrays Wayson Dun, Special Agent in charge of the Newark, New Jersey FBI office. Yesterday federal agents in New Jersey and New York arrested 44 corrupt politicians and rabbis in a vast money laundering network. All I can say this morning is, thank God for the FBI! You've heard it said, You get the government you deserve and deserve the government you get? Well, I don't think I deserve the most corrupt government in the nation, so I'm appreciative of ...

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Judith Leyster 1609-1660 was a dutch painter thought to have studied under the great Franz Hals. She had the beginnings of a great career. She had her own atelier, her own students and her own style, which was very unusual for a woman in that era. What happened next wasn't so unusual. She married the famed (albeit inferior) painter, Jan Miense Molenaer, settled down to have children and painted less. Like an appetizer, her body of work is small, beautifully crafted and leaves you salivating for more. In celebration of her 400th birthday Read More

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A fame hungry woman dreams of breaking from her boring hubby. A glitzy starlet arrested for double homicide when she discovers her hubby sleeping with her sister. The Fame hungry woman shoots a sleaze ball who made false promises. Enter the smooth talking charlatan who gives everyone the old razzle dazzle. No, it's not a preview for an upcoming Jerry Springer Show. But it does seem fitting that Springer is starring as Billy Flynn in the London production of Chicago and hopes to play the role on Broadway this August. ...

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