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Congresswoman-Elect Watson Coleman: Excited to Serve Community on a Larger Scale

Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman says that she is excited about the opportunity to serve her community on a bigger scale as a member of the House of Representatives.

Newark Aims to Revitalize Abandoned Properties

Investors have purchased abandoned properties and are turning them into housing to lure more to Newark.

Jeff Bell texted Cory Booker: ‘Congratulations’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Jeff Bell says it was 10 p.m. on Election Day when he sent a text message to Sen. Cory Booker congratulating him on his win. In a letter sent Friday to his supporters, Bell says he was sorry he did not ...

NJ No Child Left Behind waiver extended for 1 year

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has received a one-year extension of its waiver freeing it from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind education reform act. The extension was announced Friday by the Obama administration and will last through ...

2014 Veterans Day Events in NJ

There are many events throughout New Jersey to honor the state's service men and women for Veterans Day.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 7, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Ethics probe sought of New Jersey lawmaker

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — An advocate for good government is asking for an ethics investigation of a New Jersey assemblyman to determine whether it was OK for him to have state employees organize and run a nonprofit group's annual summit. John Paff's ...

Old video haunts House race in New Jersey

An online video came back to haunt a candidate who lost New Jersey's most completive congressional election this week. In 2010, Democrat Aimee Belgard was running on a shoestring budget for Burlington County freeholder and made a YouTube video to ...

Weekend artillery training set for Joint Base

FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — People who live or work near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst might hear some noise or feel the ground shake. The 3rd Battalion 112th Field Artillery will conduct training on the base throughout the weekend. The training is ...

New Jersey accuses 4 of Sandy aid fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State prosecutors in New Jersey have charged four people with filing fraudulent applications for federal Superstorm Sandy relief funds. They're among 20 people accused since March of bilking the system. Authorities say ...