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Top toxic sites in Anadarko Petroleum settlement

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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

4-3-14
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 ...

Mersen USA blames human error for fatal oven blast

4-3-14
ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) — Officials at Mersen USA say human error caused an oven explosion that killed a visiting employee and injured another worker at a western Pennsylvania plant on Jan. 30. Noah Nichelson, the general manager of the St. Marys ...

NJ hospital cuts staff pending sale approval

4-3-14
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Northern New Jersey's St. Mary's Hospital has terminated or reduced hours for 30 employees while it waits for state approval of a pending sale. Hospital officials say the cuts are needed to help stabilize the budget and keep ...
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Terra Tech Hopes to Corner Marijuana Market

4-2-14
The company Terra Tech has invested $5 million to expand its facility in the hopes that New Jersey legalizes marijuana for recreational use.