Recent News

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:09pm

A former district judge who left the bench while snared in balmy controversy has brought a breach of contract suit against Valero Energy, seeking to extract more than $6 million in damages from the oil giant. Read More

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:04pm

In the continually combative relationship between the township and Kean University, Mayor Manuel Figueiredo is now criticizing the school for refusing to pay property taxes on its bookstore and an on-campus restaurant. Read More

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:06pm

Unlike so many industrial innovations, the revolving door was not developed in Detroit. It took its first spin in Philadelphia in 1888, the brainchild of Theophilus Van Kannel, the soon-to-be founder of the Van Kannel Revolving Door Company. Its purpose was twofold: to better insulate buildings from the cold and to allow greater numbers of people easier entry at any given time. Read More

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:07pm

When a $100 million, 17,000-acre “water farm” was taking shape in 2012, school and county officials worried that millions of dollars worth of land would go off the property tax rolls. Read More

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:07pm

Minnesotans deserve a $2 billion tax break, House Republicans say, while admitting they will not get their way. Read More