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Mitt Romney Selects Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan To Be His Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. Romney and Ryan are kicking off a four-day bus tour that will take them to as many states.

08/11/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

Evelyn, of New Jersey, had a 51-pound tumor removed and is now on the road to recovery. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Holy Smoke’: N.J. Woman Recovering After Having 51-Pound Tumor Removed

It’s hard enough hearing that you have a tumor, but can you imagine being told it’s the size of a second-grade child?

07/02/2012

Mount Sinai Hospital's extra-special emergency room (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Sinai Hospital Boasts One-Of-A-Kind Emergency Room For The Elderly

Unlike most emergency rooms where you can’t tell day from night, this one has artificial skylights that change with the time of day. It also has non-skid floors, rails on the walls, quiet monitors and iPads that allow patients a touch of technology.

04/15/2012

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Dozens Arrested In NY, NJ In Connection With Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme

The fraud amounted to more than $279 million over the course of several years, in what prosecutors called “largest single no-fault automobile insurance fraud ever charged.”

02/29/2012

13 NJ doctors have been charged with accepting bribes in exchange for referring patients to one radiology center (Credit:CBS2)

13 NJ Docs Charged In Cash-For-Referrals Scheme

A major bust has resulted in more than a dozen doctors being charged with taking cash payments in exchange for patient referrals.

12/13/2011

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Report: NJ Workers Saved Most Money From Temporary Payroll Tax Cut

An analysis shows the average worker in New Jersey saved about $872, or 22 percent more than the national average because the state has some of the nation’s highest paid workers. The cut is determined by income.

12/01/2011

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Officials: Several Arrested In Health Care Fraud Ring Bust

The suspects, including doctors, allegedly worked with people posing as patients to defraud Medicare of more than $95 million, officials said.

11/02/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office, NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Calls President’s Deficit Plan ‘Class Warfare’

Saying “We can’t just cut our way out of this hole,” President Barack Obama is calling for $1.5 trillion in new taxes as part of a 10-year deficit reduction package totaling more than $3 trillion.

09/19/2011

SPRYE Board of Directors (credit: SPRYE)

Stories From Main Street: Senior-Friendly Living In Rye, NY

You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.

09/19/2011

House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama in the Cabinet Room at the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stunning McClatchy/Marist Poll: 70% Say U.S. Heading In Wrong Direction

Former President Bill Clinton had it right when he said “it’s the economy, stupid.” And as our economic woes have increased so have Americans’ pessimism about where the country is going.

08/09/2011

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King Speaks Out On Debt Ceiling Talks

Republican Rep. Peter King of Long Island says if President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner don’t come back together to get a deal to raise the debt ceiling, then, in his words the House will reach its own agreement with the Senate.

07/25/2011

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Tri-State Residents, Politicians Weigh In On Possible Social Security, Medicare Changes As Part Of Debt Talks

Congressman Peter King said that nothing should be done to affect people already collecting benefits, but argues programs like Social Security and Medicare are unsustainable over the long term.

07/07/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

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