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Sandy Victims Oppose Summer Construction Ban

6-18-14
Ocean Beach III, a private club, has banned major construction for the summer season, but those who are still trying to rebuild their homes after Hurricane Sandy say it's unfair.
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NJ Second Amendment Society Pres.: Gun Violence Bill Should Include Due Process

6-18-14
NJ Second Amendment Society President Frank Fiamingo says that a proposed bill in the state to take firearms away from mentally unstable individuals needs to include due process to present clear evidence a mental illness exists.

Atlantic City aims to boost convention trade

6-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is aiming to boost its meetings and convention trade through a new nonprofit agency. Called Meet AC, the group was created in late April. It just hired its first CEO, James Wood, who held convention-related ...

Christie stresses addiction at groundbreaking

6-18-14
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to discuss the need for a new approach to the war on drugs. The governor touted treatment over incarceration at Wednesday's groundbreaking for Daytop New Jersey's expanded adolescent drug ...

Feds: Oil train details not security sensitive

6-18-14
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials say details about volatile oil train shipments are not sensitive security information as railroads seek to keep the material from the public following a string of fiery accidents. The U.S. ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 18, 2014

6-18-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

US: New Jersey has high health exchange premiums

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than most even after subsidies. The Health and Human Services Department analyzed the 36 states where ...

1st modular homes built after Sandy in Union Beach

6-18-14
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Two families will move into the first modular homes built after Superstorm Sandy caused destruction in Union Beach. New Jersey's first lady Mary Pat Christie will be on hand Wednesday to welcome the families home. The ...

NJ National Guard troops shipping off for Mideast

6-18-14
FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — More than 450 New Jersey National Guard troops are preparing to deploy to Qatar (GUH'-tur). The state's adjutant General, Brig. Gen Michael Cunniff, will join families and friends to say goodbye to the unit at Fort Dix on ...

Lockheed Martin inks Army deal for $35.7 million

6-18-14
SALINA, N.Y. (AP) — Lockheed Martin has landed a $35.7 million contract with the Pentagon to produce mobile, ground-based radar. The units are designed to operate with such weapons defense systems as HAWK and Patriot missiles. The radar can detect ...