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Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans

9-22-14
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York get underway. The board tasked with picking the winning projects met Monday ...

New Jersey firm moving to Philadelphia

9-22-14
MARLTON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey firm that manages construction projects around the world is planning to move its headquarters to Philadelphia in the latest move in a battle between New Jersey and Pennsylvania for businesses. Pennsylvania ...

Derek Jeter corn maze opens as his career wraps up

9-20-14
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Fans are flocking to a New Jersey farm that has opened a 5-acre corn maze carved in honor of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opened its Jeter corn maze Saturday. The farm is ...

New Jersey gas prices down sharply

9-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing sharply 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 $3.21, down 6 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

Q&A: New Jersey’s sports gambling push

9-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Well over 100 NFL and major-college football games have been played since Gov. Chris Christie's Sept. 8 order that racetracks and casinos in New Jersey won't be prosecuted if they accept wagers on sporting events. Yet so far not ...
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Those with Outstanding Tax Bills Can Pay without Penalty

9-19-14
An initiative under the Christie administration allows those with outstanding tax bills to pay now in exchange for reduced or eliminated penalties.
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Report: NJ Spends $2M on State Roadways Per Mile

9-19-14
The Reason Foundation reports that $2 million is spent on state-run roadways per mile, but New Jersey is at the bottom for highway performance.

Ultimate leaving New Jersey online gambling market

9-19-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ultimate Gaming, the Internet gambling partner of the Trump Taj Mahal, says it is leaving the New Jersey market. Ultimate is alleging "multiple breaches" of its contract by the Taj Mahal. The company says it will keep ...

‘Middleman’ in insider trading ring pleads guilty

9-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man authorities say was the go-between in a five-year insider trading scheme has pleaded guilty. Frank Tamayo of Brooklyn, New York pleaded guilty in Trenton to one count each of securities fraud, tender offer fraud and ...
Panelists (L-R) Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Jeana Wirtenberg, co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit.

Going Green in a Busy World at the NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

9-19-14
Attendees to the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter's University learned how they can go green and make their businesses more sustainable.