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Progressive slots links New Jersey, Nevada casinos

8-21-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A long-planned initiative linking slot machines at casinos in New Jersey and Nevada designed to create bigger jackpots is up and running. The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division says the progressive slots system links ...

NJ’s US attorney attends BofA announcement

8-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. attorney was in Washington as the Justice Department announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. ...
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Residents Want Landline Phone Service Restored

8-20-14
Some residents affected by Hurricane Sandy are upset that Verizon wants to offer wireless phone service instead of restoring landline service knocked out by the storm.
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Author Says Bell Labs Invented the DNA in Electronics

8-20-14
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation author Jon Gertner says that Bell Labs invented the DNA that is used in electronics today.

Judge denies class action status in leak case

8-20-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has denied class-action status to those suing a rail company and others over a 2012 train derailment that leaked a hazardous gas into the air in New Jersey. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler denied the class ...

NJ hotel settles Sandy price gouging case

8-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A hotel in southern New Jersey has agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle allegations of price gouging in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Amy Hotels did business as Econo Lodge in Egg Harbor Township. State officials claimed the ...

Casino workers gather for prayer service

8-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Soon-to-be unemployed casino workers are gathering on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City for a rally and prayer service. The gathering came hours after New Jersey officials issued a final closure order for Revel, one of three ...
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Christie Talks AC, Pensions, Health Benefits in Long Branch

8-19-14
Gov. Christie held a town hall in Long Branch where he talked about the economic situation in Atlantic City and reforms to the pension and health benefits system in the state.

Showboat gets OK to close Aug 31; track slots eyed

8-19-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have given final approval for Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel to shut down on Aug. 31. The Gaming Enforcement Division's action comes as a state senator pushes a constitutional amendment to put ...

New Jersey senator wants slot machines at tracks

8-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state senator wants to allow slot machines at the state's four horse racing tracks. Republican Joe Pennacchio's proposal would have a consortium of casinos run the new machines. Profits would be divided among that ...