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New Jersey says one judge can’t force gay marriage recognition

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A single judge should not be able to force New Jersey to recognize gay marriage, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration said in a court filing Friday. The argument is included in a […]

10/11/2013

The sign for Funtown Pier stands above charred rubble in Seaside Park, N.J., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, after a fire last Thursday that started near a frozen custard stand in Seaside Park,  quickly spread north into neighboring Seaside Heights.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Gov. Christie defends Sandy aid for burned NJ shore businesses

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday defended his decision to use federal Superstorm Sandy recovery money to help rebuild businesses burned by a devastating boardwalk fire last week. Christie said boardwalk-area businesses […]

09/18/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Christie signs ban on gay conversion therapy

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law on Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, the latest example of the potential 2016 presidential candidate steering a moderate […]

08/19/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie, June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Christie and Paul highlight GOP debate over security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rift over national security is developing in the early stages of the Republican Party’s next presidential campaign, pitting libertarians who question government overreach against defenders of a more hawkish approach on […]

07/26/2013

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First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750

NEW YORK (AP) — An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built. It sold Monday […]

07/10/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie

NJ governor: Gay marriage ruling a ‘bad decision’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling erasing part of a federal anti-gay marriage law was a “bad decision” and an example of “judicial supremacy.” In January, […]

06/27/2013

Rare Persian carpet sells for $33.7 million in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A Persian rug from the early 17th century has sold for $33.7 million in New York City. Sotheby’s auction house says Wednesday’s price for the Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet was more than […]

06/05/2013

US President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (r-l) walk together, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Obama, NJ’s Christie together again in mutual aid

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Gov. Chris Christie, the odd couple of politics, are finding common cause again. Christie greeted Obama at the steps of Air Force One after […]

05/28/2013

Chris Christie, as New Jersey Governor, with first lady Mary Pat Christie cut ceremonial ribbon at Seaside Heights boardwalk, symbolically reopening shore for summer season, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Jersey shore reopens for 1st post-Sandy summer

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rolled out some of its big guns Friday to proclaim that the shore is back following Superstorm Sandy, using Gov. Chris Christie and the cast of MTV’s “Jersey […]

05/24/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in March 2013 (AP Photo)

Christie secretly had weight loss surgery; will guest-host ‘Today’ this month

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has both joked about his weight and said that it’s a real concern, secretly underwent a weight-loss surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets […]

05/07/2013

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