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NJ Bankers Association CEO: Bankers Are More Optimistic About NJ’s Economy

2-23-15
New Jersey Bankers Association CEO John McWeeney said that a recent survey revealed that bankers are more optimistic about New Jersey's economy than in the past.

Cosmetics company moving N.J. operations to Tennessee; 111 to lose jobs

2-23-15
Schwan Cosmetics USA Inc. is closing its Piscataway facility and moving operations to Tennessee, resulting in 111 layoffs.
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Tiny House Movement Seen as a Way to Increase Affordable Housing

2-20-15
Standalone homes that are 200 to 300 square feet are on the rise. Some in New Jersey, including Sen. Ray Lesniak, think the move could help fight homelessness and increase the amount of available affordable housing.
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Business Leaders, Elected Officials Participate in 78th Walk to Washington

2-19-15
The annual Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington brings together many New Jersey leaders on a train ride from the Garden State to Washington, D.C.
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Frigid Temperatures Can Lead to Burst Pipes

2-19-15
The cold temperatures New Jersey has experienced has led to more frozen and bursting pipes for homeowners.

AvalonBay to bolster fire safety measures at two planned N.J. projects after Edgewater blaze

2-19-15
After a fire in Edgewater displaced hundreds, AvalonBay says it will up its fire protection systems at new developments in Princeton and Maplewood.
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Lawmakers Threaten to End Tourist Helicopter Industry with Proposed Bill

2-18-15
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto plans to introduce a bill to stop helicopters from landing in New Jersey, which is where many tourist helicopters are housed.
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Asbury Park Shelter Works to Help Homeless During Bitter Cold

2-17-15
The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in Asbury Park provides dinner each night and a warm place for homeless men to sleep. With the extreme cold, the shelter has extended its hours to help the homeless escape the elements.
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Michael Aron Discusses Revel Hearing, Jennifer Velez Leaving Government

2-17-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses the latest on the Revel sale and Jennifer Velez leaving her post at the Department of Human Services.
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Opponents of Privatizing Public Water Systems Say It Will Raise Rates

2-13-15
Supporters of the Water Infrastructure Protection Act say the move will help towns fix aging water infrastructure, but opponents say the move will allow private companies to come in and raise rates.