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May 9, 2011 | Number of The Day
Cancer screening is essential to early detection and treatment of certain forms of the deadly disease, but testing is not as prevalent as it should be. For instance, a recent ...
May 6, 2011 | Number of The Day
As we celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s interesting to know that New Jersey’s fertility rate is 64.5, somewhat lower than the nation as a whole (66.7) but higher than ...
May 5, 2011 | Number of The Day
NJ Spotlight is celebrating its first anniversary today, and we’re commemorating a year of hard work trying to put some of the state's most complex and crucial issues in perspective ...
May 4, 2011 | Number of The Day
The state legislature is expected to begin debate on Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to cut Medicaid funding today, and it's notable to remember that about 11 percent of New Jersey's ...
May 3, 2011 | Number of The Day
You have to earn $24.52 an hour to afford the average two-bedroom apartment in New Jersey, far more than the mean wage of a typical renter, which is $15.82 an ...
May 2, 2011 | Number of The Day
If you work for the Juvenile Justice Commission -- which runs the state’s juvenile detention centers -- you’ve got a very good shot at significantly boosting your salary via overtime. ...
April 29, 2011 | Number of The Day
Asian-owned businesses make up 8.7 percent of New Jersey’s companies, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That accounts for 67,758 businesses, 21,837 of which had paid employees. Revenues total nearly ...
April 28, 2011 | Number of The Day
The number of customers that have participated in the state’s renewable energy program is 70,000, according to the Board of Public Utilities (BPU), which runs the program. The state has ...
April 27, 2011 | Number of The Day
While tourism makes up only 4 percent of New Jersey’s economy, it provides 9 percent of the state’s tax receipts, according to a recent report commissioned by the state and ...
April 26, 2011 | Number of The Day
The newly drawn state legislative map has caused five assemblywomen -- almost 25 percent of those now serving -- to refrain from running for re-election, according to the Center for ...