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For 1 New Jersey candidate, the issue is gold

9-28-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's short-funded Republican U.S. Senate candidate is trying to make his bid against incumbent Democrat Cory Booker a one-issue race. Jeff Bell wants to bring back the gold standard. He says he does not have ...

Christie to meet with prime mister of India

9-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is heading to New York to meet with the prime minister of India. Christie is scheduled to meet with Narendra Modi in Manhattan on Saturday afternoon. Modi, who has a huge social media following, has received ...

Christie touts Corbett candidacy at GOP dinner

9-26-14
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called on Pennsylvania Republicans to enlist as "soldiers" in the campaign to re-elect Gov. Tom Corbett. Christie told an audience of about 600 people at a state party dinner Friday night to get ...

5 years for woman in unemployment benefits scam

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Another defendant in a scheme to steal unemployment benefits from New Jersey has been sentenced to prison. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Friday that Monique Valentine was sentenced to five years in state ...
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DRPA Inspector General Resigns

9-26-14
Thomas Raftery sent his letter of resignation to the Delaware River Port Authority, claiming the organization didn't allow independent oversight.
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Asm. Cryan: Tuition Freezes Would Give Students Stability

9-26-14
Assemblyman Joseph Cryan says that a tuition freeze bill would allow incoming freshman to pay tuition and fees at the same fee for nine consecutive semesters, allowing for some stability.

State: $450K in fines pending in dumping crackdown

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's crackdown on illegal dumping at state parks and recreational areas is adding up. The Department of Environmental Protection began the campaign six months ago and released its latest numbers Friday. It says the ...

$1M Powerball ticket set to expire

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 26, 2014

9-26-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Toll-free days set for Atlantic City Expressway

9-26-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October. The Atlantic City Alliance will announce details on Monday. Alliance spokesman Jeff Guaracino tells The Press of Atlantic City ...