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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

7-26-14
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 gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.46, down 5 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

Unions ready to fight Christie pension system plan

7-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie plans to unveil a proposal for further changes to the state's pension system later this summer and unions for New Jersey's public workers have already been gearing up for a battle. The Republican governor ...

App tells the story about Seaside’s Sandy recovery

7-25-14
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A new GPS-based app is telling the story about the damage done by Superstorm Sandy to Seaside Park and the work that continues to get back to normal. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1rS6wWI ) that the "Boardwalk Stories ...
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NJ Ranks Sixth in Blueberry Production

7-25-14
New Jersey ranks sixth in the nation for blueberry production. It produced 50.2 million pounds of blueberries in 2013, valued at $56.8 million.

Big family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings

7-25-14
BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — With 17 siblings, the Endreson (EHN'-dress-uhn) family was already well-known in the New Jersey shore area by sheer numbers alone. Their public profile rose even more this week when they hit New Jersey's Pick-6 lottery ...

US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

7-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and ...

Maryland casino eyes soon-to-be-fired AC workers

7-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Maryland casino is looking to hire some of the soon-to-be-jobless Atlantic City casino workers. Maryland Live! is holding job fairs Aug 1 and 2 at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center. The ...

Google to map Liberty and Ellis islands

7-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Google had begun mapping Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1l0AEKP ) says the project to put the Statue of Liberty site on Google Maps with Street View started this week. It will provide 3-D, ...

New Jersey’s largest newspaper sells building

7-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest newspaper has sold the building it has called home in the state's largest city for nearly 50 years to a New York firm. The Star-Ledger of Newark is not saying how much Floral Park, New York-based Maddd ...
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Former PA Offical Robins: Transportation Fund Needs Fixes at State and Federal Levels

7-24-14
Alan Vorhees Transportation Control Founding Director and former Port Authority official Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs more funding at both the state and federal levels.