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Ex-Port Authority exec buying web addresses

12-15-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Port Authority official who allegedly ordered the mysterious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge has reportedly been buying Internet domain addresses that use the names of public officials. The Record of ...

Jersey City set to open mysterious old safes

12-15-13
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two mysterious safes discovered in a wall of the Jersey City mayor's office will be opened this week. The Jersey Journal (http://bit.ly/1bItQyq) reports locksmiths will be at city hall on Tuesday afternoon. Mayor Steve ...

Trenton mayor associate admits to extortion scheme

12-14-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey sandwich shop owner has admitted his role in an extortion scheme that allegedly involved Trenton Mayor Tony Mack. Joseph Giorgianni pleaded guilty Friday to two extortion counts and unrelated drug and weapons ...

Trinidad casino owner admits stiffing US on taxes

12-14-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has admitted evading taxes on millions of dollars he made from a casino he owned in Trinidad, costing the U.S. government nearly $1.3 million in losses. David Migliore pleaded guilty ...

Ex-transit chief admits bilking 2 NJ schools

12-14-13
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The former transportation manager for two New Jersey school districts has admitted bilking the districts out of nearly $566,000. State authorities say 40-year-old Michelle Pumilia of Union Beach pleaded guilty Friday to ...
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Political Roundtable: Dec. 13, 2013

12-13-13
Republican Strategist Patrick Torpey and Democratic Strategist Jamel Holley discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.
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NJ District Attorney Says Beytrayal of Public Trust is Taken Seriously

12-13-13
After one of the co-defendants for the Federal Corruption Case, involving Trenton's Mayor, pleaded guilty, District of New Jersey United States Attorney Paul Fishman said that betrayal of public trust is taken very seriously.
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Asm. Wisniewski Says Nothing Changes Following Port Authority Resignations

12-13-13
Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D) says nothing changes within the GWB lane closures case despite resignations from Port Authority Officials.
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Housing Advocacy Group Says There is Sandy Victim Discrimination for Grants

12-13-13
A New Jersey housing advocacy group says Latinos and African Americans have been rejected by the state at higher rates than Caucasians for two major Sandy recovery grant programs.
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Second Christie Appointee to Port Authority Steps Down

12-13-13
A second Gov. Chris Christie Port Authority appointee resigns, following the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September.