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Woman admits role in New Jersey tax refund scheme

7-31-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City woman has pleaded guilty in one of the nation's largest stolen identity and tax refund fraud schemes. Elian Matlovsky pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Newark to a ...

PPL proposes 725-mile power line network in Pa.

7-31-14
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — PPL Corp. wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated eastern ...

Christie defends record in 2nd summer stop in NH

7-31-14
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is back in New Hampshire for the second time in little more than a month. This time he's defending his economic record against Democratic attacks as he courts voters in the first-in-the-nation ...

Home owned by Trump holdout sells at auction

7-31-14
An Atlantic City-area real estate figure has bought at auction a property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers including Donald Trump. Joshua Olshin of AuctionAdvisors says Vera Coking's ...

J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market

7-30-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the ...
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Sandy Victims Face Contractor Fraud

7-30-14
Ocean County Long Term Recovery personnel say about one in 10 clients who are rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy have become victims of contractor fraud.

Revel executives to make millions if casino sells

7-30-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge says she would approve bonuses worth a total of $1.75 million for executives at Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel if they manage to sell the property. Judge Gloria Burns has not said which executives ...

Contractor admits scamming Sandy victims

7-30-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a contractor has admitted taking deposits for work that was never done at two central New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Monmouth County prosecutors announced Wednesday that 59-year-old John ...

Judge tosses lawsuit by NY ports’ largest operator

7-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the operator of the largest marine container terminal at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Maher Terminals has operated at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal for more than 60 ...

Amazon ships first order from New Jersey

7-30-14
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The world's biggest online retailer has shipped its first order from its new distribution center in New Jersey. The Interplak All-In-One Sonic Water Jet was sent from Robbinsville to an Amazon customer in New York. ...