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A List of Congresspersons Who Are Not Attending the Inauguration

This list is of those who have publicly announced they are not attending this event. There might be more not going  who have not released a statement.

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Most Expensive Zip Codes

This feature from Forbes lists the top 500 most expensive zip codes in the country. Believe it or not, a Florida zip code tops the list, but fear not, New York is well represented at the top of this list; New Jersey claims #18 with Alpine. Information such as average prices for a domicile, how long properties remain on the market, and how many properties are for sale add to the utility of this entry.

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What Is/Are the 2016 Word(s) of the Year?

It depends on whom you consult: for Oxford Dictionaries it is “post-truth“; Merriam-Webster chose surreal; dictionary.com selected xenophobia; and the American Heritage Dictionary, while not choosing a “word of the year” features hundreds of new words, senses, and revised usages. All the sites include extensive background information on the works and terms, and provide short-lists of candidate word as well. (N.B., the first three words of the year profiled in this entry all were given additional emphasis due to the presidential election.)

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Jersey City Makes List of Best Places to Live for Tech Entrepreneurs

Jersey City joins a distinguished list of cities tagged with being the best for IT professionals.

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400 Richest People in America – 2016 Edition

Come here to find out a boatload of information on this select group: how many are self-made, how many are women, how many are immigrants. Numerous infographics enhance the utility of this site. And considering recent events, look at this feature on Donald Trump. The full list is here, along with additional biographical profiles. Find out how many of these individuals call New Jersey home. FYI, President-elect Trump is at #156.

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Rising Tuition Costs at Public Colleges

This interactive site from ProPublica traces the seemingly ineluctable increase in tuition from 2000/01 to 2014/15 as well as tracking the downward slide in income. You can get the results either state by state or by institution. NJCU, as always, fares well.

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No Bazinga! Jim Parsons Highest Paid TV Actor

To see who else is on this Forbes list, click here.

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