92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: November 13
The deep political chasm over President Trump's policies and positions has no clearer portrait than in New Jersey today, as Democrats and Republicans take sides over the GOP-sponsored tax reform bill. Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur brought Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Governor Chris Christie to the Bayville Firehouse to engender support. Meanwhile, Governor-elect Phil Murphy and all of New Jersey's Democrat Congressional delegation trumpeted opposition in Newark. The Bayville session was marked by protests.
The suspect in a two-week car-burglary spree in Manchester is collared after being reported by the same onlooker, twice. Police accused Shane Bowie of threatening the caller with a knife the first time, back on October 27 - and said that he still had the blade when they brought him in November 8.
Two Middletown homes are destroyed in a blaze that required nearly five-dozen firefighters. Authorities said no one was injured when the blaze in one home raced through the common attic space and ignited the house next door.
The true saga of four moms who rescued their daughters from sex slavery and spurred action in Congress against human traffickin is recounted today at the Ocean County Library in Toms River. The screening of "I Am Jane Doe" precedes a discussion by the New Jersey Coalition of Human