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  • Michelle Duggar Miscarries: 'I Feel Like My Heart Broke Telling My Children'

    12/08/2011 2:57:12 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 28 replies
    Access Hollywood ^ | 12/08/2011 | Access Hollywood
    he Duggars were given heartbreaking news on Thursday. According to People, during a routine check-up where Jim Bob and Michelle were supposed to find out the sex of their 20th child, their doctor was unable to find the baby's heartbeat. Michelle was told that she had miscarried in her second trimester.
  • Michelle & Jim Bob Duggar Expecting 20th Child

    11/08/2011 9:18:12 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 96 replies
    Access Hollywood ^ | 11/08/2011 | Access Hollywood
    The Duggars have their 20th child on the way! "19 Kids and Counting" stars Michelle and Jim Bob will welcome their next child in the spring, People reported.
  • Judge: Anthony must pay nearly $98,000 for probe of dead daughter

    09/15/2011 3:14:25 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 43 replies
    cnn ^ | 09/15/2011 | the CNN Wire Staff
    Casey Anthony owes authorities just under $98,000 for the costs of investigating the disappearance of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in 2008, a Florida judge ruled Thursday.
  • WABC Breaking News E-Mail: New 9/11 Terror Alert

    09/08/2011 5:02:31 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 65 replies
    WABC Radio | 09/08/2011 | WABC Radio
    New 9/11 Terror Alert Federal law enforcement officials tell ABC News they have a specific, credible, but unconfirmed threat involving a possible al Qaeda plot aimed for the anniversary of 9/11. ABC News has learned that at least two individuals came into the U.S. by air in August with "the intent" to launch a vehicle-borne bomb attack.
  • Mexico town's police force quits after attack

    08/05/2011 8:15:58 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies ^ | 8/5/2011 | RICARDO CHAVEZ
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — An entire 20-man police force resigned in a northern Mexican town after a series of attacks that killed the police chief and five officers over the last three months, state officials said Thursday.
  • Internet 'Kill Switch' Proposed For President

    06/18/2010 9:22:14 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 53 replies · 1,068+ views
    Fox Illinios via Yahoo ^ | 06/18/2010 | CANVAS STAFF REPORTS
    A new bill introduced in the Senate would give the president the equivalent of an Internet "kill switch" if passed. The concept has some communications companies hoping that legislators would rather kill the bill. The bill is known as the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act.
  • Bret Michaels Suffers a Stroke

    05/20/2010 4:39:02 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 37 replies · 1,343+ views
    Us Magazine nia Yahoo ^ | 05/20/2010 | Us Magazine
    Bret Michaels has suffered what doctors call a "warning stroke," or a transient ischemic attack, according to his Web site. The rocker, 47 -- who is still recovering from a brain hemorrhage -- was "readmitted to the hospital this week after suffering numbness on the left side of his body, predominately his face and hands," according to a statement posted on his site. While undergoing tests -- including an MRI and CT scan -- doctors also discovered he has a hole in his heart.
  • Chris Christie proposes permanent salary caps on public workers

    05/10/2010 11:37:40 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 52 replies · 1,321+ views ^ | 05/08/2010 | Alyssa Passeggio is reporting Gov. Chris Christie is proposing a package of legislation Monday that would place a permanent 2.5 percent limit on annual raises for public workers. Affecting police, firefighters and teachers, the proposal would allow towns to discard civil service rules governing employee hiring and firing, the report said. Further, the 33-bill package would direct administration officials to study raising the retirement age, reviewing contributions to health benefits and pensions, and keeping new hires out of the pension system, the report said.
  • Bret Michaels Suffers Massive Brain Hemmorhage

    04/23/2010 4:11:40 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 34 replies · 4,485+ views
    OMG from Yahoo ^ | 04/23/2010 | Access Hollywood
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Two weeks removed from an emergency appendectomy, Bret Michaels was rushed to the hospital on Thursday night where it was discovered the rocker had suffered a massive brain hemorrhage, a rep for the rocker confirmed to Access Hollywood. The 47-year-old "Rock of Love" and "Celebrity Apprentice" reality star is currently listed in critical condition. "After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause. [It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation,"...
  • moodINQ - Programmable Tattoo System

    04/19/2010 7:06:04 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 10 replies · 500+ views
    Think Geek ^ | Think Geek
    E Ink Tattoos that Change with your Mood Uses Safe Sub-dermal Implants! How many people do you know who regret their tattoo? You grow up, you dump (or get dumped), or maybe you picked a tattoo "artist" that learned their craft in prison using ballpoint pens and a sharpened paper clip. At that point, your choices are: deal with it, get it covered up, or get shot with lasers to take it off. And nobody wants to go for a job interview only to be given the evil eye because you're a little more inked than the current employees! Body...
  • MoveOn Raises $1 Million-Plus To Target Anti-Health Care Dems

    03/18/2010 7:40:40 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 27 replies · 367+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 03/17/2010 | Sam Stein
    Just days after launching a petition drive to raise funds for primary challengers against Democrats who help defeat health care reform, the progressive activist group has raised more than $1 million. An alert from the group's communications arm touted the money raised as a "clear sign of the growing momentum and energy behind health care reform." MoveOn is now calling for an additional $1 million to be raised by Friday.
  • Text of Gov. Chris Christie budget speech to Legislature

    03/16/2010 12:01:40 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 19 replies · 687+ views
    NJ.Com ^ | 03/16/2010 | Star Legder Continuous News Desk
    Mr. President, Madame Speaker, members of the Senate and Assembly. I am required by statute to report to you today on my plan for the state’s budget for fiscal year 2011. I am required by our state’s constitution to submit a plan in which revenues and expenditures are in balance. And I am required by the duty I have to the people of this state -- and by the moral obligation we all have to the generations who will follow us -- to take bold action now to reverse the direction we have taken for many years. This is my...
  • House Democrats’ ‘NO’ Votes Are Piling Up on Healthcare Reform

    03/11/2010 1:11:11 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 2,450+ views
    More than two dozen Democrats are expected to vote against the healthcare reform bill that will hit the House floor in the coming weeks. At least 25 House Democrats will reject the healthcare reform legislation, according to a survey by The Hill, a review of other media reports and interviews with lawmakers, aides and lobbyists. Dozens of House Democrats are undecided or won't comment on their position on the measure. The 25 opposed include firm "no" votes and members who are likely "no" votes. Most Democrats on The Hill's whip list are definitely going to vote no, but others, such...
  • Christie looks for ways to privatize jobs

    03/11/2010 10:24:24 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 23 replies · 820+ views
    New Jersey Herald ^ | 03/11/2010 | BETH DeFALCO
    TRENTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is looking at ways to privatize jobs to save money as he tries to find to plug a projected $11 billion budget deficit for the 2011 fiscal year. Christie will sign an executive order today to create a task force to recommend ways to privatize jobs. The administration did not specify which jobs or how many could be privatized. Speaking on New York radio station WCBS, Christie said he’s looking at privatization as a way around the “sweet deal” former Gov. Jon Corzine made with state workers union. Earlier in the week, Christie...
  • New Jersey lawmaker wants salaries of state workers frozen for three years

    03/05/2010 10:42:19 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 21 replies · 770+ views
    Express Times via Lehigh Valley Live ^ | March 05, 2010, 12:20AM | Express-Times staff
    A New Jersey lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday to freeze salaries of state workers for up to three years and keep property taxes at current levels. Assemblyman Joe Malone, R-Burlington, said the measures would help towns keep property taxes in check and avert teacher layoffs and cuts to education programs. New Jerseyans pay the highest property taxes in the country, averaging $7,300 per household.
  • Fake Weed, Real Drug: K2 Causing Hallucinations in Teens

    03/04/2010 7:04:40 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 58 replies · 1,204+ views via Yahoo News ^ | 03/04/2010 | Jeanna Bryner LiveScience Managing Editor
    Teens are getting high on an emerging drug called "fake weed," a concoction also known as K2 and "spice" that is also causing hallucinations, vomiting, agitation and other dangerous effects. In the last month, Dr. Anthony Scalzo, a professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases of teenagers experiencing these adverse effects after smoking the fake weed, a legal substance that reportedly offers a marijuana-like high.
  • Hearing scheduled for Tea Party group that wants Menendez recalled

    02/22/2010 1:15:55 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies · 570+ views ^ | 02/22/2010 | Ron Zeitlinger/The Jersey Journal
    Conservative activists affiliated with the national Tea Party movement will get another chance to revive their bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of Hoboken. Sabatino.
  • Christie and unions poised to do battle over budget cuts

    02/21/2010 10:47:37 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 834+ views
    Star Ledger / ^ | 02/21/2010 | Star-Ledger Staff
    The radio ads started running last week. "When it comes to New Jersey politicians, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Governor Christie promised a new direction, but after a few weeks he’s back to the old Trenton ways of doing business..." The spot by the New Jersey Education Association was just the latest salvo in a rapidly escalating battle over Chris Christie’s efforts to cut the benefits and pensions of state and municipal workers. It could be a long, drawn-out war.
  • Chris Christie declares fiscal 'state of emergency,' paving way for N.J. spending cuts

    02/11/2010 9:23:11 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 1,001+ views ^ | 02/11/2010 | Claire Heininger/Statehouse Bureau
    TRENTON -- Calling New Jersey on "the edge of bankruptcy," Gov. Chris Christie today declared a fiscal emergency, seizing broad powers to freeze aid to more than 500 school districts and cut from higher education, hospitals and the Public Advocate.
  • Gov't buys $2.5M in Super Bowl ads to boost census

    02/06/2010 8:51:58 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 20 replies · 444+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 02/05/2010 | By HOPE YEN,
    WASHINGTON – Faced with record levels of red ink into the foreseeable future, Washington is spending $2.5 million to create buzz for the census — by advertising during the Super Bowl.