This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
From doing some Googling - it appears to be a problem with Tomcat and annotation processing. One of the solutions was to add <Loader delegate="true"/> to your context element in Tomcat's context.xml file -
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