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Budget Cuts Curb After-School Programs In N.J.

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) – Budget cuts have cost funding to after-school programs that serve nearly 9,000 children of the working poor in New Jersey.


A New York City Transit subway station agent provides assistance to a man - New York, NY - Feb 23, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Nearly 200 MTA Subway Workers Laid Off

It’s an unlucky Friday the 13th for nearly 200 MTA workers who were laid off Friday as the agency tightens its budget belt and forced to hand everything back: badges, uniforms, and jobs.