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Widow of NJ mall carjacking victim files lawsuit

3-14-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The widow of an attorney who was shot dead during a carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall is suing the mall owners and a first aid squad. Jamie Schare Friedland filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in Newark this week in the death ...

Jersey shore residents hail flood insurance bill

3-14-14
BRICK, N.J. (AP) — Homeowners in parts of the Jersey shore hit hard by Superstorm Sandy say a new flood insurance law will help them remain in their homes and fix them. Congress passed a law Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in ...

Twin pharmacists in NJ sentenced in fraud case

3-14-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Twins who owned a northern New Jersey pharmacy are going to federal prison for 42 months for conspiring to commit health care fraud. Prosecutors say Robert and William Carlucci reaped at least $1/5 million by defrauding ...
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Tesla Won’t Be Able to Sell Electric Cars in NJ Come April 1

3-13-14
The Motor Vehicle Commission passed new regulations prohibiting manufacturers from directly selling cars to customers. That means Tesla Motors won't be able to sell electric cars in the Garden State.

New Jersey ex-governor Corzine’s son dies at 31

3-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's (KOHR'-zynz) son has died. Corzine spokesman Steven Goldberg says 31-year-old Jeffrey Corzine had suffered from severe depression for years and killed himself Tuesday. Goldberg says he'd been ...

Christie: NJ property taxes rose modestly in 2013

3-13-14
Gov. Chris Christie says the average property tax bill rose by 1.7 percent in 2013, making it the third year in a row with an increase under 2.5 percent. Christie released preliminary administration data on tax bills at a town hall meeting Thursday ...

New Jersey tanker crash delays evening commutes

3-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An early morning truck accident has reduced the number of rail tracks available at a busy New Jersey station and is causing evening rush hour commuting delays. Amtrak crews are repairing signals and overhead wires damaged by the ...

47 percent tax increase possible in Atlantic City

3-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new mayor says property owners there may be facing a 47 percent tax rate increase. Mayor Don Guardian issued the warning Wednesday when he introduced the city's proposed $262 million budget. He said the ...
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NJ Policy Persepctive Pres.: No Evidence Wealthy Leaving NJ

3-12-14
New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes says that the Region Atlantic report has no evidence to support the assertion that wealthy residents are leaving New Jersey for other states.
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Asm. Caputo Says Atlantic City is Not Looking Promising

3-12-14
Tourism and Gaming Committee Chair Assemblyman Ralph Caputo says that revenues in Atlantic City are not very promising because the industry is still challenged.