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Workers vote for union at Atlantic City’s Revel

6-7-14
Workers at Atlantic City's newest casino have voted to join a union. Employees at Revel Casino Hotel voted late Friday night to join Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union. Revel had been Atlantic City's only non-union casino since its 2012 opening. About ...

Veterans observe D-Day at World War II Memorial

6-6-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The granddaughter of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is thanking the men who carried out the D-Day invasion during World War II by telling them "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed. Susan ...
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Contributions Made On D-Day, Now On Display at National Guard and Militia Museum

6-6-14
The New Jersey National Guard and Militia Museum in Sea Grit opens an exhibit to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Yogi Berra, D-Day rocket boat vet, feted on anniv

6-6-14
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Seventy years ago, a 19-year-old from St. Louis was on a small attack boat launching rockets at the Germans during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Lawrence Peter Berra, a minor league baseball player who would later ...

D-Day remembered at Statue of Liberty

6-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of helicopters has showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Hundreds of history buffs, World War II veterans and active duty military ...

Kid says teacher taped mouths, prompting probe

6-6-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A substitute teacher in northern New Jersey is under investigation following a complaint she taped the mouths of several children who were talking during quiet time. Police in Elizabeth say the incident occurred Monday and ...

Community Events in NJ This Week

6-6-14
The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening June 6 to June 12.

Corbett, Christie campaign; Wolf gets labor nod

6-6-14
PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to spend a lot of money to ensure his fellow Republican Gov. Tom Corbett gets re-elected this year to another term in Pennsylvania. The men appeared together Friday afternoon at ...

Rutgers starts institute to prepare for disasters

6-6-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has launched a new institute to help government agencies and businesses prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies. The state's flagship public university announced the institute Friday during ...

Appeals court upholds firing of New Jersey teacher

6-6-14
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An appeals court has upheld the firing of a special-education teacher at a central New Jersey school who told her predominantly black students they were "stupid" and "acting like monkeys." Courtney Watson was a ...