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Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap

7-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines has criticized the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for ordering wage hikes. The Port Authority ...

Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect closure soon

7-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts tells The Associated Press on Saturday that no final decision has been made yet on the ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

7-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing 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 $3.55, down 2 cents from last week. But that's still higher than ...
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Elizabeth Career Center Helps Jobless Find Work

7-11-14
Unemployment claims jumped 70 percent at the end of June. A career center in Elizabeth helps those out of work find jobs.

1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

7-11-14
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured. It happened at the Johnson Matthey plant in West Deptford just after 5:30 a.m. Friday. Plant ...
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EDA Approves $260M in Tax Incentives for Energy Company to Come to Camden

7-10-14
The Economic Development Authority approved $260 million in tax incentives for Holtec International to build and operate a facility in Camden.

Senate approves 2 for Port Authority

7-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey state Senate has confirmed the two men Gov. Chris Christie wants to add to the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Senate confirmed John Degnan and George Laufenberg for the jobs just ...

Atlantic City mayor: Painful shift from gambling

7-10-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor says his city is in the midst of a painful transition from a gambling-centric resort to one where betting is only one of many things to do. Mayor Don Guardian says he believes top elected officials ...

Meadowlands Hospital plans to cut 102 jobs

7-10-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus plans to cut 102 jobs as its patient count plummets amid financial disarray. The Record (http://bit.ly/1rb0m3S ) newspaper reports newly appointed chief executive officer Tom ...

Firm to get $260M in aid to build plant in Camden

7-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have approved $260 million in incentives to bring a manufacturing facility and 395 jobs to Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the country. The state projects the total benefit to the ...