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Officials Call for Accountability in Storm Recovery

10-29-14
After hearing testimony from victims of Hurricane Sandy, state officials want more accountability from FEMA and insurance companies to help people return to their homes after major storms.
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Cobb, Norcross Running for Congress in First District

10-29-14
Republican Garry Cobb and Democrat Donald Norcross are running in New Jersey's First Congressional District.
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NJ Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Tackles Economic Issues

10-29-14
State political leaders met with business leaders at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce breakfast where they discussed the state's economy.
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Sayreville Still Recovering Two Years After Sandy

10-29-14
Residents of Weber Avenue in Sayreville were devastated by Hurricane Sandy two years ago and many are still working to rebuild.

Bail denied for convicted former NBA player George

10-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme has been denied bail by a federal judge in New Jersey. Tate George has been jailed since his conviction last fall on four mail fraud counts. His motion to be released ...
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President Obama Speaks to Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola

10-29-14
Video begins at 26:30.President Barack Obama speaks with health care workers fighting Ebola, appearing with Dr. Kent Brantly, an Ebola survivor.

Ex-Paterson councilman agrees to lifetime ban

10-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Paterson councilman and his wife have agreed to a lifetime ban of holding public office or employment. In return, 42-year-old Rigo Rodriguez and his 34-year-old wife, Lizette, will be admitted into the pretrial ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 29, 2014

10-29-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Senate president criticizes Christie over Sandy

10-29-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — State Senate President Steve Sweeney is criticizing Gov. Chris Christie's administration over its handling of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Sweeney says just a fraction of the federal aid given to the state has been ...

Christie to Sandy heckler: ‘Sit down and shut up’

10-29-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has told a heckler critical of his handling of Superstorm Sandy recovery to "Sit down and shut up" on the second anniversary of the storm. A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm ...