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  • Gov. candidate Barbara Buono wasn't wearing seat belt at time of crash

    02/12/2013 1:29:05 PM PST · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    State Sen. Barbara Buono, the Democratic legislator who is the foremost challenger to Gov. Chris Christie this fall, has been issued a summons for not wearing a seat belt at the time of a car accident Monday night. Buono suffered a small cut to her forehead. Buono was the only person involved in the crash who received medical treatment for injuries, police said. She said in a statement this morning that she made a mistake in not buckling up. "Don't make the same mistake as me: wear a seat belt no matter where you're sitting," the senator tweeted from her...
  • WSJ: High Noon at Sunrise Rock -- A cross honoring fallen soldiers stirss controversy.

    05/27/2005 6:02:02 AM PDT · by OESY · 24 replies · 1,416+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 27, 2005 | CHRISTOPHER LEVENICK
    ...Atop that hill stands a six-foot cross.... That dusty hilltop and its lonely marker just might become the scene of the most significant church-state controversy since last year's fight over the Pledge of Allegiance. In 1934, a gritty prospector named J. Riley Bembry gathered a couple of his fellow World War I veterans at Sunrise Rock. Together they erected the cross, in honor of their fallen comrades. The memorial has been privately maintained ever since.... A wrinkle developed in 1994, when the federal government declared the surrounding area a national preserve. With the cross now located on newly public land,...
  • 'This Just In' Writhes Again

    10/04/2002 8:19:57 PM PDT · by dts32041 · 3 replies · 240+ views
    News Max ^ | Friday, Oct. 4, 2002 | Norman Liebmann
    'This Just In' Writhes Again © Norman Liebmann Friday, Oct. 4, 2002 THIS JUST IN: After Teddy Kennedy's last speech reinforcing the Iraqi position on their buildup of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Arabs no longer pray facing Mecca. Now they pray facing Hyannisport. THIS JUST IN: Angelo Buono, Los Angeles' infamous Hillside Strangler who killed nine women, has died in prison. A liberal judge has issued a writ ordering his body be exhumed and put on parole. THIS JUST IN: Farmers keep promoting vegetables as a source of non-polluting energy and the solution to America's energy dependence. Oil interests are...