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Atlantic City casino profits up in 3rd quarter

11-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino industry saw its operating profits rise in this year's third quarter, helped by Internet gambling money and the absence of large losses racked up last year by weaker casinos. The casinos reported a ...

Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

11-24-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

11-24-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug ...

Pala tribe OK’d to launch Internet gambling in NJ

11-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week. The Pala Band of Mission Indians received permission over the weekend from New Jersey gambling ...

New Jersey racetrack plans fantasy sports betting

11-22-14
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack says it will soon offer fantasy sports betting. Monmouth Park officials announced their plans in a statement Saturday. It came one day after a federal judge ruled the state can't partially lift a ...

Taj Mahal offers to restore workers’ health care

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. Trump Entertainment Resorts says it has offered to restore ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

11-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.73, down 3 cents from last week. That's also much lower than ...

NJ online gambling underwhelms in first year

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began. It's under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a bit of help to Atlantic City's struggling casinos. When it ...
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Gloucester City Bans Smoking in Shopping District

11-21-14
Many New Jersey towns have banned smoking in parks and on beaches, but Gloucester City is the first to ban smoking in a shopping district.

Brooklyn man sentenced for role in cybercrime ring

11-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man has been sentenced to about 3 1/2 years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll ...