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Newark’s toughest areas focus of pilot reform plan

11-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two of Newark's most depressed and crime-plagued neighborhoods will be the focus of a concerted effort to turn things around. Mayor Ras Baraka announced the Model Neighborhood plan on Monday at police headquarters in the city's ...

What’s at stake for Christie in Tuesday’s races

11-3-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won't be on the ballot Tuesday, but he'll face a test of his national electoral might as voters head to the polls in numerous competitive governors' races. The potential 2016 candidate and chair of ...

Chris Christie makes final push for Gov. Snyder

11-3-14
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says no gubernatorial race is as important as Michigan's, and he urges the state's voters to re-elect Rick Snyder. Christie appeared ...

Gov. Christie rallies supporters for Fung

11-3-14
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is urging Rhode Islanders to promote Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to governor, saying the state has been on the wrong track and needs change. Christie on Monday rallied supporters for Fung at ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 3, 2014

11-3-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Taj Mahal workers walk petition to AC mayor

11-3-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Workers from the Trump Taj Mahal casino marched to Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian's office to ask him to reconsider granting concessions that the struggling casino says are necessary to keep it open. About 1,000 ...

Federal and local candidates on New Jersey ballots

11-3-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters get to choose their members of the House of Representatives and a U.S. senator in this week's elections. Many towns also have local elections. No state lawmakers are on Tuesday's ballots. But voters are ...

Christie to make 5th NH stop for Havenstein

11-3-14
NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie is returning to New Hampshire for a fifth time this year to campaign with Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein. Christie and Havenstein will greet voters at MacKenna's ...

Chris Christie making final push for LePage

11-3-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will rally Maine Republicans in a final push for Republican Gov. Paul LePage on the eve of the election. LePage is in a tight race against Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud. Independent Eliot Cutler ...

Michelle Obama stumps for Brown in Maryland

11-3-14
BALTIMORE (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is rallying voters in Maryland to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor. The first lady spoke at the War Memorial Building in Baltimore Monday. She says Brown is the candidate who recognizes the ...