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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 4, 2016

1-4-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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NJ Saw Nearly 34 Percent Increase in Reported Rapes in 2015

1-1-16
This year, the total number of rapes reported jumped from 838 in 2014 to 1,121 reported rapes, up 283 cases, or a 33.8 percent increase.
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Looking Forward: What’s in Store For NJ in 2016

1-1-16
The biggest story of 2016 is likely to be the presidential race. Additionally, funding the soon-to-be-depleted Transportation Trust Fund, fixing the public pension system and the start of two big political trials is likely to become big news in the new year.
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‘Operation Swift Justice’ Will Target Paterson Hot Spots After Weekend Violence

12-31-15
Operation Swift Justice, a multi-agency effort to target Paterson's crime hotspots, will begin with the holiday season and will continue into the new year.
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Looking Back: What Happened This Year in New Jersey

12-31-15
From the announcement of Christie's presidential run, to progress on the Gateway Tunnel, and the $225 million Exxon settlement for pennies on the dollar, 2015 was an eventful year for the Garden State.
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Feds ‘Real ID’ Would Mean Real Privacy Invasion, Say Critics

12-30-15
Residents in some states may no longer be able to use their drivers licenses, or state motor vehicle commission IDs, to get into federal facilities, or even to board domestic flights.
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Governor Whitman Talks Need For Women In Politics

12-30-15
Former Governor Christine Todd Whitman discusses the importance of women involvement in politics. Whitman is the first and only woman that has served as governor of New Jersey.
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Audit Finds State Failed to Post Over $250,000 in Unclaimed Assets

12-29-15
A state audit found New Jersey’s Unclaimed Property Administration failed to put more than a quarter-billion dollars in property on the site.
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New Lifeline Created to Help Veterans Cope

12-28-15
Last year, almost 270 active duty personnel took their own lives. That's a six percent increase over the year before. Numbers ticked down for vets and national guardsmen to 170 last year, from 220 in 2013.
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Speziale Says Side Job in Pa. Not ‘a Conflict’

12-28-15
Jerry Speziale, Paterson Police Director, agreed to take on the job of interim police chief for Hazelton, Pennsylvania, population 25,000, about 100 miles west of Paterson. He says the part-time job will not not interfere with his responsibilities in Paterson.