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Casino executive fined, suspended for firing

10-2-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators have fined the Golden Nugget $30,000 and suspended its general manager for three days for wrongly firing the casino's surveillance director. The penalties were imposed under a settlement ...
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Delaware Township Committee Member: PennEast Pipeline Would Cause Problems

10-2-14
Delaware Township Committee member Kristin McCarthy says that the PennEast pipeline, which would run through the municipality, would cause issues for preserved farmlands and ecosystems.

Judge eyes Trump Entertainment pension obligations

10-2-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge is weighing a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New ...

AP names Berland as weekend global news manager

10-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Evan Berland, a senior Associated Press editor and manager, has been appointed AP's global news manager for weekends. Berland will oversee AP weekend operations in all formats. He will be based at the news cooperative's Nerve Center ...

Feds: Trader made $1.5M by manipulating prices

10-2-14
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors say a high-frequency trader in New Jersey has been indicted for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by using software that executes trades within milliseconds. The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced ...

2 bidders seek Miss. private prison contract

10-2-14
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage the state's four privately operated prisons. One is the current operator, Utah-based Management and Training Corp. The second is ...

Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino

10-2-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a ...

Hudson River rail tunnels need more repairs

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak says flooding from Superstorm Sandy caused more damage than first thought to the two tunnels that carry trains under the Hudson River. Saltwater has caused cracks to concrete walls and corroded tracks and electrical ...

New Jersey lawmakers advance sports betting bill

10-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel. Proponents hope the measure will bolster administrative action that would do the same thing. The Assembly's ...

‘Real Housewives’ couple get prison for fraud

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) is headed to prison. She was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Newark to 15 months behind bars on conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. She cried as she apologized ...