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Gaming Commission Chairman Optimistic AC Can Be Saved

11-18-14
Governor's Advisory Commission on Gaming Chairman Jon Hanson says he is optimistic that Atlantic City can be saved.

Panel says humor makes politicians approachable

11-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's the kind of seminar that ambitious civil servant Leslie Knope of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" would have circled on her calendar months in advance. At the annual convention for local government officials in New ...

Christie’s personality comes under scrutiny

11-18-14
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's brash, say-it-like-it-is persona could be his biggest asset — and also a long-term liability — as he lays the groundwork for a potential presidential run. Christie's latest outburst came ...

Retiring congressman to take helm of science group

11-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey is taking a job at the helm of the group that publishes the science group of scholarly journals. The American Association for the Advancement of Science announced Tuesday that the Democrat will ...

New Jersey toll collectors’ jobs spared

11-18-14
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Officials have decided not to privatize toll collection on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Turnpike Authority executive director Joseph Mrozek tells NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1yPFcee ) two unions representing ...

Illegal immigration rising in NJ, Pennsylvania

11-18-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrants entering illegally into the U.S. are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border. A new report by the Pew Research Center finds that New Jersey, Florida ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 18, 2014

11-18-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Judge: State can take piano tuner’s home

11-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that an Atlantic City piano-tuner cannot stop a state agency from taking his family home. Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez ruled Monday that the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority can ...
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Would AC Be a Good College Town?

11-17-14
Stockton College is considering turning the Showboat in Atlantic City into a campus for its students.
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AC Mayor: Taj Mahal Closure Because of Underperformance

11-17-14
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian says that the Taj Mahal casino is closing because it's an under-performing property, symbolic of what has been happening with other gaming properties.