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Christie Counts Racist Governor of Maine Among His Supporters

Government & Politics/Law & Public Safety

Maine’s Governor Paul LePage is known for a lot of things, including being under consideration for impeachment. LePage is also one of Governor Chris Christie’s biggest supporters, having endorsed Christie for President in July. But Christie was conspicuously silent about his gubernatorial cheerleader in the days after LePage was caught on video saying that people from…

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County Completes 4-Year Expansion of Shooting Range

Law & Public Safety

In December, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) announced the completion of a four-year, $500,000 effort to improve and expand their “Firearms Training Facility” in Hopewell Township. This “state-of-the-art” training center is used by various Mercer County police agencies, as well as state and federal law enforcement agencies, according to a press release form the…

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VIDEO: Big Daddy Kane Performs at Trenton Hotel

Arts & Culture

Antonio Hardy, the legendary musician known as “Big Daddy Kane,” performed at a special event held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in downtown Trenton on January 3. Hardy performed one of his classic hits “Ain’t No Half Steppin’” to an excited crowd at the hotel.  The event was produced by Ice Productions and tickets sold for…

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