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Towns Reconsider Curfews After Lawsuit

After a Wanaque teen sued over the town's curfew and won, other municipalities are rescinding their curfews for teens.

Concern Artificial Turf Could Cause Cancer

Many are worried that the chemicals used in artificial turf playing fields could cause cancer. Congressman Frank Pallone wants a more thorough investigation conducted.

Ask the Governor: Oct. 15, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor,” on NJ 101.5 Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Pelosi visits NJ as Obama cancels

UNION, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama has canceled his planned trip to New Jersey for a fundraising event, but House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will still be in the state. The White House announced Wednesday that the president's trip to New ...

In New Jersey’s 3rd, 2 fundraising approaches

In New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District, Democrat Aimee Belgard is continuing to gather more donations than Republican Tom MacArthur. But MacArthur has a big advantage when it comes to spending because he put $4 million of his own money into the ...

Obama cancels Thursday travel to monitor Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has canceled a scheduled trip to Rhode Island and New York Thursday to remain at the White House and monitor the government's Ebola response. The change in plans marks the second day in a row that Obama put ...

Poll: Rep. Garrett has only slight lead over Cho

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new poll shows a New Jersey Republican who has dominated in his six previous Congressional elections has only a slight lead against a first-time candidate who is challenging him. The Monmouth University Poll shows Republican ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 15, 2014

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

Cuomo challenger gets help from former NJ governor

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey governor is lending some help to Rob Astorino — even if current Gov. Chris Christie won't. Former Republican Gov. Christine Todd Whitman penned a fundraising email sent Wednesday morning in support of ...

‘Real Housewives’ star pleads guilty in ID case

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star already headed for federal prison on fraud charges has pleaded guilty in an unrelated state case. Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice (JOO'-dys) accepted the plea deal Wednesday in Paterson after ...