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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Newark City Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Employees have returned to Newark's City Hall after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of the building. Newark police received a call at approximately 10 a.m. Monday from a male caller who didn't identify himself but said four ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 6, 2014

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

New Jersey libraries offering high school degrees

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Adults in New Jersey will soon be able to earn high school degrees through an online program being offered at some libraries. The state library announced the program Monday. The program will be free for the students because ...

New Jersey governor to make return trip for Foley

TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making another campaign appearance in Connecticut on behalf of Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. Christie is scheduled to appear at Foley's campaign headquarters in Trumbull on ...

Bergen Exec Race Heats Up With a Month to Go

Republican incumbent Kathleen Donovan and challenger Democrat James Tedesco, a freeholder, are in the midst of a fierce campaign for Bergen County Executive.

Court for ‘The Situation’ delayed for reality show

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former member of the "Jersey Shore" case is delaying a court hearing in his tax fraud case so he can film another reality TV show. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was scheduled to be arraigned on federal conspiracy and tax ...

New Jersey’s acting governor out of hospital

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's acting governor is out of the hospital a day after falling from a bicycle and breaking her wrist and elbow. The governor's office says Kim Guadagno was released from Jersey Shore University Medical Center at 11:15 ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 3, 2014

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

Christie: Colorado governor’s race a dead heat

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was in Colorado to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez. He calls the race "an absolute dead-heat." Christie and Beauprez on Friday visited a charter school south of ...

Christie Would Keep Governor’s Powers When Out of State Under O’Scanlon Plan

Republican Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon has proposed a constitutional amendment that would let the governor maintain authority when outside New Jersey.