Emma Jacobs

Emma Jacobs appears in the following:

Got Potholes? Don't Just Blame the Weather

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Mechanics say they've seen record numbers of cars come in this year with blown out tires and bent rims. But the blame may not lie where you'd expect.

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Official Details Released on Exxon Settlement with New Jersey

Monday, April 06, 2015

The leaks of a $225 million settlement, not the $9 billion the state argued for in its lawsuit, turn out to be accurate.


Chris Christie to Test Drive His Popular Town Halls in New Hampshire

Monday, April 06, 2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie still hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate, but he's planning on spending three days in New Hampshire next week.


Observers Flock To Erupting Reunion Volcano

Thursday, February 05, 2015

One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.


Over 40 and the Casino Job Is Gone

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The loss of more than 8,000 casino jobs in Atlantic City this year has been hardest on workers who've spent decades in the gaming industry.


Chris Christie's Dream Act: Winning the Latino Vote

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Governor Christie's courtship of Latino voters has taken him as far as Puebla, Mexico, where tens of thousands of Passaic, NJ, residents trace their families back to.


Needle Exchange Program Creates Black Market In Clean Syringes

Saturday, January 03, 2015

On Friday afternoons, several dozen people line up in the narrow hallway of Prevention Point Philadelphia. The men and women, all ages, hold paper and plastic bags full of used syringes.

"We obviously have a space challenge, but people come in, they drop off their used syringes and they ask ...


Mr. Norcross Goes to Washington

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Donald Norcross, New Jersey's newest representative in Congress, is the brother of the most powerful person in New Jersey who has never run for office.


New Jersey's Privatized Lottery Didn't Meet Targets for its First Year

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Governor Chris Christie privatized the state lottery last year to make the system more profitable but the operator is running up higher costs and bringing in less revenue.


Christie Heads to Canada on Trade Mission

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Governor Christie's two-day trade mission to Canada begins in Alberta, the origin of the controversial Keystone pipeline.


Gov. Christie Chooses a Democratic nominee for Rutgers board

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Gov. Christie made an unusual — and political — choice when he announced announced a board nominee who’s been working with his critics.


Pothole on Road to White House: Can Christie afford a gas tax hike?

Monday, December 01, 2014

New Jersey will run out of money to fix roads, repair dilapidated bridges and buy new rail cars a year early, as Governor Chris Christie prepares for an expected presidential run.

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Marking Time: Exhibit Shows Prison-Made Art

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From a miniature camper van made out of soda cans to abstract paintings, a Rutgers University exhibit showcases the work of inmate artists.

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Gov. Christie Considers Proposals to Save Atlantic City

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A controversial move used by Detroit is among the choices the New Jersey Governor is considering.


How to Stop Atlantic City From Becoming the Next Detroit

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Ahead of a Wednesday summit on the future of Atlantic City, Senate President Steve Sweeney shared a proposal to lower the city's property taxes, up 53 percent in two years.


Authorities Search For Ambush Suspect In Pocono Mountains

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Hundreds of police are combing the woods for the suspect in this moth's ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, unsettling residents of the village of Canadensis in the Pocono Mountains.


As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere

Monday, September 01, 2014

Thousands of employees lost their casino jobs with the closure of the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City. This is the latest development in a painful transition for Atlantic ...


Mo'ne Davis Throws Like A Girl — At 70 MPH

Saturday, August 16, 2014

She made history at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl to pitch a shutout. With an uncanny arm and easy cool, she's leading a band of underdogs deeper into the postseason.


Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.


More Municipalities Deny Federal Requests, Won't Detain Immigrants

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.