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Montclair, Trenton Voters Approve Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

11-5-14
Voters in Montclair and Trenton approved a measure to require businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.

Borgata, Pala Indians OK’d for online gambling

11-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a California Indian tribe's request to offer Internet gambling in conjunction with Atlantic City's top casino. The state's Gaming Enforcement Division has authorized Pala ...

Vendor admits paying bribes to NJ Transit employee

11-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a vendor has admitted paying bribes to a New Jersey Transit employee to obtain landscaping contracts. Raymond Rapuano, of New Providence, pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribery. The 47-year-old Rapuano now ...

Feds discuss plans for aging northeast rail line

11-5-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal transportation officials are sharing details of long-term plans for the aging Northeast Corridor rail line. The corridor experiences regular delays on Amtrak between Washington, D.C., and Boston and on regional rail lines ...

Judge: Cafe can stay open near closed casino

11-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A popular Atlantic City restaurant will be allowed to rework its lease so it can continue operating in a space adjoining the shuttered Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1tFhLEN) ...

Judge won’t block Honeywell health screenings

11-3-14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is allowing Honeywell Inc. to begin penalizing workers who refuse to take medical tests. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had asked the judge to block the program. But Minnesota Public Radio News ...

Company denies man lost job over Playgirl spread

11-3-14
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A company that helps businesses handle personnel issues denies it forced one if its Connecticut employees out of his job after it was discovered he'd posed nude in Playgirl magazine. Durham resident Daniel Sawka filed a ...
One of the graduating classes of the Culinary School. Photo courtesy of Donna Fico.

Eva’s Village to Feature its Culinary School at Annual Benefit Gala

11-3-14
The non-profit Eva's Village is hosting its Annual Benefit Gala on Nov. 6, featuring its new Culinary School, to raise money to continue to support its programs.

Taj Mahal workers walk petition to AC mayor

11-3-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Workers from the Trump Taj Mahal casino marched to Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian's office to ask him to reconsider granting concessions that the struggling casino says are necessary to keep it open. About 1,000 ...

LabCorp to spend $6.1 billion on Covance

11-3-14
LabCorp will pay about $6.1 billion in cash and stock to buy Covance in a tie-up that aims to improve clinical trial research for pharmaceuticals. LabCorp said Monday that it will pay $105.12 for each share of the Princeton, New Jersey, company, ...