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Christie Visits Shore Ahead of Labor Day

8-29-14
Gov. Christie walked the boardwalks in Point Pleasant and Seaside Heights before Labor Day.
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AC Prepares for Showboat, Revel Closings

8-29-14
With Showboat and Revel closing, Atlantic City officials are looking forward to what the shuttered casinos could become.

470 of Showboat workers get new jobs with company

8-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company. The Showboat is shutting down Sunday afternoon after 27 years on the ...

Montclair-Boonton repairs ahead of schedule

8-29-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says regular service will resume on its Montclair-Boonton Line trains on Tuesday. Workers have finished emergency track repairs a week ahead of schedule. Service was disrupted on Aug. 19 when a train ...

Firm: Money from closed casinos should stay in AC

8-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm predicts much of the money that had been going to three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in Atlantic City after they're gone. Fitch Ratings predicts Atlantic City's casino revenue will ...

Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

8-29-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Good weather and a wider awareness that the Jersey shore has made great strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one. Many business owners say their profits ...

New Jersey set for Labor Day weekend

8-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend in New Jersey as people celebrate the final weekend of the summer tourism season. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday plans to visit Seaside Heights and Point ...
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Helping Struggling Veterans

8-28-14
Community Hope aims to help veterans in North Jersey who may have issues with addiction, PTSD and homelessness.

Revel closing, but property fight goes on

8-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. Charlie Birnbaum says the house in the ...

New Jersey Natural Gas announces lower rates

8-28-14
WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Natural Gas customers will spend less to heat their homes this coming winter. The utility on Thursday announced it will reduce its basic gas supply service rates beginning Oct. 1. The typical residential ...