Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey won re-election by a crushing margin on Tuesday, a victory that vaulted him to the front ranks of Republican presidential contenders and made him his party’s foremost proponent of pragmatism over ideology.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly won the job of Virginia governor Tuesday, leading what Democrats hoped would be their first sweep of statewide offices in decades. In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election — on track for a large of victory — amid talk of a 2016 presidential run.
The School City of Mishawaka referendum saw 4,129 ballots cast at 12 polling locations — an 18.6 percent turnout that was “in the ballpark” of what officials expected, according to Terry Coleman of the Voter Registration office.
An Army veteran living in Georgia says she wants an apology from her daughter’s former school after being banned from the building for posting a photo of her concealed weapons permit to her Facebook page, WRDW.com reports.
Parents of children at Coghlan Fundamental Elementary School in Aldergrove, BC received a surprising letter from the school last week informing them of a touchy new policy. “We have unfortunately had to ban all forms of hands-on play for the immediate future… we will have a zero-tolerance policy,” the handout stated, adding that disobeying the new rule would result in being “grounded during play time” or a trip to the principal’s office “for those who are unable to follow
It’s unclear why the colonoscopy was necessary after enemas and x-rays did not reveal hidden drugs. Eckert was sent a $6,000 bill for the medical procedures he involuntarily underwent, his lawyer says.
A Michigan lawmaker says he wants to make it legal to sell game or concert tickets above face value.
This year during the festival, my 12 year old nephew Jones, Robert’s oldest, decided to set up a booth in his family’s yard during the event, knowing that many of the tourists in town that weekend would be passing by. He’s quite entrepreneurial – something his parents really encourage – so in advance of the festival, Jones bought a set of around 200 foreign coins from all over the world on Ebay to sell at his little booth in the yard. He paid $45 of his own money for the coins he planned to offer to buyers as they strolled past his house. His mother, my sister in law Nicole, also gave him some old hats she had bought at some point so that he could sell those at his booth as well.