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AtlantiCare helping laid-off casino workers

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Laid-off Atlantic City casino workers are getting some help with health care and insurance. The AtlantiCare health care system on Thursday unveiled a program to assist those who recently lost jobs and health coverage ...
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Assembly Approves Sports Betting Measure

10-16-14
Members of the Assembly approved legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey. Gov. Christie will now have to decide whether to veto or sign the measure.

Maine, states settle TD Bank data breach

10-16-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine will receive $130,015 in a multi-state settlement with TD Bank that resolves a 2012 data breach. Attorney General Janet Mills says the state is one of nine that investigated the breach and negotiated the settlement. ...

New Jersey’s unemployment rate drops slightly

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate has dropped a tick for September as hiring elsewhere more than offset jobs lost as three Atlantic City casinos closed. The figures released by the state are based on preliminary federal surveys of ...

Hackensack, Meridian Health planning merger

10-16-14
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey hospital networks say they are planning to merge. Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network officials said Thursday that they have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working toward ...

Factories in Philadelphia area grow more slowly

10-16-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Factories in the Philadelphia region expanded at a weaker pace in October as shipments and hiring slowed. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says its index of regional factory activity slipped to 20.7 from 22.5 in September. ...

New Jersey Assembly passes sports betting bill

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lawmakers have passed legislation that could allow legal sports betting in New Jersey to move forward. The Assembly passed a measure Thursday that was overwhelmingly passed earlier this week in the state Senate. It's ...

New Jersey will OK real-money skill gambling

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Those free games people download and play on their phones could be the next big thing in gambling. New Jersey casino regulators say they are ready to approve gambling on social games that involve an element of skill. ...
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Conference Highlights Women Entrepreneurs

10-15-14
The Women Entrepreneurship Conference shows that many females have started their own businesses.
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Former NJSEA Chair: North Jersey Casino Tax Revenue Would Help Atlantic City

10-15-14
Former chair of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority Carl Goldberg says tax revenues gained from a casino in North Jersey could be used to redevelop Atlantic City, so it does not depend on gaming to survive.