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Undocumented Students Want Chance at College Financial Aid

7-2-14
Tuition equality activists, known as DREAMers, are upset that Gov. Christie line item vetoed part of the state budget that would have granted financial aid to undocumented students.
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Nuclear Power Plant Teams Up with Colleges to Train Future Employees

7-2-14
PSEG Nuclear is preparing for a mass retirement of baby boomers by teaming up with colleges to train future employees.

Tyson moving forward with Hillshire deal

7-2-14
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. has signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. for $7.75 billion, two days after the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs was let out of its agreement to buy Pinnacle Foods. ...

Drugs close 2 Atlantic City Boardwalk stores

7-2-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Officials have closed two stores on the Atlantic City Boardwalk after police say they were selling synthetic drugs that were banned two years ago. Police also arrested the owners of the businesses and two clerks on drug ...
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Triathlon Brings More Than Gamblers to AC

7-1-14
The inaugural Challenge Atlantic City Triathlon attracted visitors to the city that might not be interested in gambling and might not have otherwise come.

4 men charged in unemployment claims fraud scheme

7-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State prosecutors say four northern New Jersey men conspired to steal more than $180,000 by filing false unemployment claims. The scheme allegedly was developed by 53-year-old Paramus resident Stephen Pirrone, who authorities ...

Christie: Benefits will ‘eat us alive’

7-1-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is doubling his call for state pension and benefits reforms one day after signing a $32.5 billion budget that vetoed tax hikes and cut planned pension fund contributions. Appearing on CNBC's "Squawk ...

New Jersey Sandy fund announces $7M in grants

7-1-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund is giving 27 grants totaling $7.3 million. One of the largest recipients is the Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group. The organization is getting $1.5 million to assist 700 ...

Christie touts budget vetoes at Caldwell town hall

7-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his new $32.5 billion state budget on national TV and at a local town hall meeting Tuesday. Christie touted his vetoes of Democratic tax hikes and railed against public employee benefits ...

Pinnacle Foods lets Hillshire out of sale pact

6-30-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinnacle Foods says it is scrapping its sale to Hillshire Brands, freeing Hillshire to be acquired by Tyson Foods. Pinnacle, which makes Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Duncan Hines cake mixes and Hungry-Man frozen dinners, says it ...