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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 31, 2014

10-31-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Camden struggles to get abandoned homes demolished

10-31-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city is having trouble carrying out part of its plan to deal with blight. Camden officials put a contract out for bid to tear down 64 abandoned buildings around the city in the first phase of a massive wave of ...

New Jersey National Guard unit to deploy

10-31-14
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — More citizen soldiers in New Jersey are preparing to ship out. A farewell ceremony will take place on Saturday for 26 members of the military engagement team as they deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. ...

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

10-31-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge has given nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat in their bid to isolate her. The nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone called it "a good day" and said ...

Christie hopes for ‘big, fat blowout’ for Branstad

10-30-14
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is giving a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid. The potential presidential contender spoke Thursday night to about 200 gathered in a factory in Burlington in southeast ...
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Facing Only Token Opposition Tuesday, DiVincenzo Muses About a Governor’s Race

10-30-14
Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo is expected to win reelection and is one of three Democrats being discussed as possible gubernatorial candidates.
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No Bidders on Fenimore Landfill

10-30-14
No one placed a bid for the contaminated Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury Township. Since the township holds the lien, it could foreclose on the property, but officials say that won't necessarily happen.
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Christie Confrontation with Heckler Gains National Attention

10-30-14
Gov. Christie told a heckler to sit down and shut up in Belmar, which has been shown throughout the country.

Man charged with wire fraud on FedEx shipping

10-30-14
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has been indicted on wire fraud charges for using Department of Defense discounts to ship products though FedEx. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis says Anthony Caruso was indicted ...
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Asm. Wisniewski: Port Authority Problems Stem From Its Culture

10-30-14
Assemblyman John Wisniewski says that the problems within the Port Authority stem from its culture and that it extends far beyond transparency issues.