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Atlantic County unemployment at 11.4 percent

10-31-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The unemployment rate in Atlantic County has risen to 11.4 percent as the impact of three casino closings in just over a two-week period at the end of the summer is being felt. The Press of Atlantic City reports ...

Former NBA player to argue for conviction reversal

10-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme is due in court to argue for a new trial. Tate George has accused the government of prosecutorial misconduct. He's scheduled to appear in court in Trenton on Friday. ...
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NJ Company’s Disinfectant Used to Fight Ebola

10-30-14
ClorDiSys, based in Hunterdon County, is providing disinfectants to clean areas where Ebola patients have been.

Borgata Q3 revenue up nearly 5 percent

10-30-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Borgata's revenue increased by nearly 5 percent in the third quarter of this year, and it increased its share of Atlantic City's gambling market to 24 percent. The figures were released Thursday by the casino's parent ...

Man charged with wire fraud on FedEx shipping

10-30-14
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has been indicted on wire fraud charges for using Department of Defense discounts to ship products though FedEx. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis says Anthony Caruso was indicted ...
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Sandy Recovery Continues with Help from Grants

10-30-14
The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund has awarded $37.2 million to 106 non-profits since the storm hit.

Atlantic City boardwalk chair company boss guilty

10-30-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a company that operates rolling chairs on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS out of nearly $120,000. Prosecutors say William Boland pleaded guilty in front of U.S. ...
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Practice Makes Imperfect: Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?

10-30-14
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned from NJ Spotlight.

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

10-30-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. The Federal Trade Commission says that claim is bogus and that the ...
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NJ Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Tackles Economic Issues

10-29-14
State political leaders met with business leaders at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce breakfast where they discussed the state's economy.