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AP: Mayor nixes tax break for Taj Mahal casino

9-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor says he can't offer massive tax breaks that the owner of the Trump Taj Mahal and would-be owner Carl Icahn are demanding to keep the casino open. Mayor Don Guardian tells The Associated Press that ...

Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes

9-29-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013. It's the first time the American Gaming Association has added tribal casinos and casino game makers into the mix ...

For 1 New Jersey candidate, the issue is gold

9-28-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's short-funded Republican U.S. Senate candidate is trying to make his bid against incumbent Democrat Cory Booker a one-issue race. Jeff Bell wants to bring back the gold standard. He says he does not have ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

9-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see 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 $3.17, down 4 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

New Jersey to receive $543K in drug settlement

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will receive more than $500,000 as part of a nationwide settlement with a drugmaker over allegations that the company improperly promoted medications including the attention deficit disorder drugs Adderall XR. ...
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Law Enforcement Concerned About Smartphone Encryption

9-26-14
The FBI director said he's worried that so-called unlockable systems for smartphones will impede investigations.
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Asm. Cryan: Tuition Freezes Would Give Students Stability

9-26-14
Assemblyman Joseph Cryan says that a tuition freeze bill would allow incoming freshman to pay tuition and fees at the same fee for nine consecutive semesters, allowing for some stability.

$1M Powerball ticket set to expire

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in ...

Toll-free days set for Atlantic City Expressway

9-26-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October. The Atlantic City Alliance will announce details on Monday. Alliance spokesman Jeff Guaracino tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Fatality near NY-New Jersey bridge snarls traffic

9-26-14
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. (AP) — A fatal crash on a New Jersey interstate near the busy George Washington Bridge has left a truck driver dead and another motorist injured. State police say 58-year-old Thomas Andrews of Keyport crashed into the median ...