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NJ Craft Beer Industry Thriving

There are more than two dozen brewing companies in New Jersey, and the industry grew 17 percent in the past year.

NJ court nixes permit for Ocean County Wal-Mart

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled against a proposed Wal-Mart in Ocean County in the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle. The project was first proposed in 2004 for an area covering part of Toms River and part of ...

Oyster Creek nuke plant to test sirens Tuesday

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Oyster Creek nuclear power plant will test its emergency sirens on Tuesday. Tuesday's test is part of a twice-yearly safety drill. The plant's parent company, Exelon Generation, recently replaced all 42 emergency ...

Christie applauds police change in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is heralding a police department reboot for New Jersey's most dangerous city. And Christie says things are improving enough that he expects to come back to announce new economic development projects. Christie ...

Philly paper owner’s jet never lifted off runway

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says data from flight recorders indicate the jet that crashed over the weekend in Massachusetts in which Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed reached a speed of 165 ...

Protesters Call for More Homeless Services as Lakewood Tent City Demolished

The tent city in Lakewood has been demolished, even as protesters complain there aren't enough options for the homeless in Ocean County.

S&P Senior Director: NJ Among Lowest Credit Rated States

S&P Senior Director John Sugden says that New Jersey is among the three lowest credit rated states in the country and the company will be monitoring the state for the next 60 to 90 days.

Lewis Katz Dies in Plane Crash

Lewis Katz died in a plane crash over the weekend. Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron, who knew Katz well, discusses his life.

Rating agency warns NJ of possible downgrade

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bond rating agency has put New Jersey on notice. Standard & Poor's warns it could lower the state's credit rating within 90 days depending on the outcome of budget deliberations and other developments. The agency placed the ...

New Jersey Natural Gas proposes rate cuts

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Natural Gas customers may be seeing lower rates this winter. The utility announced Monday that it wants to decrease rates for residential and commercial customers. The announcement was made in its annual filing with ...