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Commuter train engineers reach deal with SEPTA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area have reached a tentative contract with the regional transit agency. The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the Southeastern Pennsylvania ...

Pier Shops latest Atlantic City discount sale

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Pier Shops at Caesars is the latest Atlantic City attraction to sell for pennies on the dollar. Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he's buying the multi-level retail and entertainment pier that juts out over ...

Developer says he’s buying Pier Shops at Caesars

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he plans to buy the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City. Blatstein tells the Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1v0TGZd) on Sunday that he has an agreement to buy the ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.07, down 8 cents from last week. That's also lower ...

Music producer convicted of investment fraud in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A music producer who once worked with stars including Tom Cruise and Whitney Houston has been convicted of ripping off investors in gold and diamonds. Charles Huggins was convicted Friday of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire ...

Sweeney Rejects Billionaire’s Offer for Taj Mahal

Senate President Steve Sweeney said Carl Icahn shouldn't make demands of union casino workers to save Taj Mahal from bankruptcy.

Icahn: Senate leader ‘selling out’ Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is accusing New Jersey's Senate president of "selling out" Atlantic City by considering casinos near New York City. Icahn responded Friday to stinging criticism by state Senate President ...

Iowa contracts for help with dog racing buyout

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A New Jersey company has been hired to help Iowa distribute the $36 million buyout of greyhound racing participants. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald says (http://bit.ly/1xy1PDT ) the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, at a ...

Poll: New Jersey residents don’t want gas tax hike

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds New Jersey residents do not want to see taxes raised on gasoline. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Friday finds nearly three in five residents oppose a hike. The survey was conducted Sept. 29 through Oct. ...

Assembly Committee Hears Testimony on Paid Sick Leave

Members of the Assembly Labor Committee heard arguments for and against mandatory paid sick leave for employees.