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New boss for AC special improvement district

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former Trump casino executive is the new head of an agency dedicated to helping keep Atlantic City's downtown and tourist districts clean. Rick Santoro, the former security chief at Trump Entertainment Resorts, is the ...

Court sides with Gannett in records suit

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge says Raritan must pay a media company nearly $600,000 in legal fees spent on a 2009 public records lawsuit. The Home News Tribune reports (http://mycj.co/OhwAv1 ) Judge Yolanda Ciccone signed an order Tuesday ...

Competition Highlights Design Proposals to Prevent Future Storm Damage

Participants in the "Rebuild By Design" competition outlined their proposals to prevent damage from future storms like Hurricane Sandy.

Top toxic sites in Anadarko Petroleum settlement

Top toxic sites among thousands that are part of the $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. with approximate amount of funding for cleanup efforts and details about the sites, as provided by the Justice Department: —Henderson, Nev.: ...

AG to ask court to reconsider drug fine ruling

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug ...

Private guards in 3 NJ counties reach contract

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Private security officers who guard commercial office buildings in three New Jersey counties have reached a contract. Officials with 32BJ of the Service Employees International union say more than 1,200 security officers in ...

NJ’s largest paper, Star-Ledger, cuts 40 news jobs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest newspaper says it is cutting about 170 jobs, including 25 percent of its newsroom positions, as it moves to consolidate operations and cut costs. The Star-Ledger reports on NJ.com that the cuts will mean ...

Trustee: MF Global customers to be fully paid back

NEW YORK (AP) — The trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of MF Global says its customers are going to get paid back 100 percent of what they are owed by the boutique brokerage. MF Global Inc., which was led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, ...

Jersey shore pizza owners in court on tax charges

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a chain of landmark pizza shops on the New Jersey shore are in court following their arrest on federal tax evasion charges. Charles and Mary Bangle appeared in court Thursday in Camden to face the charges on the ...

Camden schools plan to lay off 400 staff

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden school officials say they must lay off one-fifth of their staff as enrollment is dropping. Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard (PAY'-mahn roo-HAN'-ih-fard) introduced a budget plan Wednesday calling for 575 jobs to be ...