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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.

Christie planning trip to Canada

11-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is planning a trip to Canada next month, expanding his foreign policy credentials as he mulls a run for president in 2016. Christie's office says he will travel to Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto during his ...

Gov. Christie to address new Congressional members

11-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is rallying the newly elected Republican troops. Christie is scheduled to deliver a speech Monday at a new members' orientation lunch in Washington. D.C. The event will be closed to the press. It comes as ...

Court denies plastics exec’s appeal of SEC fines

11-17-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a New Jersey plastics industry executive who was ordered to pay $49.5 million for lying about his ownership of a music retailer's stock. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 17, 2014

11-17-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.