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NJ SHARES President: Organization is a Utility Bill Safety Net

3-24-14
NJ SHARES President and CEO Jim Jacob says the organization is a safety net for residents throughout the state who cannot afford to pay their utility bills.

Foreign internet betting firms measure advances

3-24-14
A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they move their operations to Atlantic City has moved a step closer to approval. A state senate wagering committee approved the bill Monday. The measure is ...

NJ senator wants tax on marijuana to pay for roads

3-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state's roads and bridges. State Sen. Nicholas Scutari, a Democrat from Linden, announced his plan Monday. He says 70 percent of ...

In NJ, flood insurance isn’t just a shore worry

3-24-14
BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — While the New Jersey shore and some northern New Jersey river communities have been hit hard by flooding, the residents there are not the only ones seeing flood insurance rates go up. There are more than 88,000 flood ...

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

3-23-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's ...

Anheuser-Busch, Teamsters reach tentative deal

3-22-14
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anheuser-Busch and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal on a five-year contract for workers at the beverage-maker's 12 U.S. breweries. The company and union say in a statement dated ...

Prosecutors: Trucking firm staffer stole $6M

3-22-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a trucking company staffer stole more than $6 million from the northern New Jersey firm, money he used to fund a lavish lifestyle. Albert Thomson is charged with theft by deception for the scam he allegedly ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

3-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing slightly 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 $3.37, down a penny from last week. That's also ...

Most work to halt on Jersey shore road over summer

3-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists in New Jersey will have an easier time going down the Shore this summer. The state Transportation Department says Superstorm Sandy construction will be halted along most of Route 35 during the tourist season. Ten ...

Eli Manning’s attorneys ask for lawsuit dismissal

3-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against him by a New Jersey sports memorabilia dealer. A motion filed Thursday by Manning's attorneys says Eric Inselberg's ...