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Borgata, Revel fined for casino violations

3-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined two Atlantic City casinos a total of $26,500 for a series of violations including allowing underage patrons to gamble and drink, and filming a marriage proposal and broadcasting ...

Dove nixes ‘Armpit of America’ billboard in NJ

3-4-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Dove is scrapping its plans to run a billboard in New Jersey that tells residents to embrace being called "The Armpit of America." Unilever, the brand's parent company, says the billboard featuring the well-known dig at the Garden ...

Mass.-based Cumberland Farms to sell 27 stores

3-4-14
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts-based Cumberland Farms convenience store chain has reached an agreement to sell more than two dozen stores in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Cumberland Farms, based in Framingham, said the 27 ...
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Winter Storms Bust County, Town Budgets

3-3-14
The high number of storms this winter have drained county and municipal budgets for snow removal.

Hard Rock filing indicates interest in AC casino

3-3-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Seminole Indian tribe of Florida, through its Hard Rock franchise, has indicated a renewed interest in the Atlantic City casino market. Hard Rock, the global casino and entertainment company, asked New Jersey ...

Airlines cancel more than 2,000 flights

3-3-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights Monday as the latest winter storm hit the U.S. East Coast. The hardest hit cities were Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore. On Sunday, airlines scrapped nearly 2,000 ...

New service for Raritan Valley rail riders

3-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some Raritan Valley Line rail riders won't have to change trains in Newark anymore. New Jersey Transit on Monday will launch a new service that offers one-seat rides on the line into New York City during off-peak hours. ...

Amtrak using snow schedule in Northeast Corridor

3-2-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains. Amtrak says passengers should also expect fewer runs than normal on its Keystone Service, from ...

NY, Conn. up heat help in food stamp cut end-run

3-2-14
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut and New York are boosting spending in federal heating assistance to preserve far greater food stamp money in an end-run around federal budget cuts central to a massive farm bill. Social service advocates are ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices rise again

3-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see higher 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 $3.37, up 3 cents from last week. But that's much lower than ...