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Atlantic City Council approves 29 percent tax hike

8-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's City Council has approved a budget that will boost property taxes by 29 percent. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1qYdsVl ) reports Mayor Don Guardian told the council on Wednesday the city needed ...

Revel casino bankruptcy auction postponed a week

8-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel that was scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until next week. Lawyers for the casino said in a court filing Wednesday night that they received multiple ...
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For-Profit Colleges Draw Complaints

8-6-14
Anthem Institute in Jersey City, a for-profit college, is closing, leaving students with debt and without degrees.

New Jersey Assembly Speaker backs sick leave

8-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A key New Jersey lawmaker says a statewide paid sick leave requirement for employers is a priority for later this year. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says the Assembly will begin considering the issue in September. One bill ...

United flight makes emergency landing in Canada

8-6-14
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A spokesman for the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, says a United Airlines Boeing 777 airliner on its way to Brussels from the U.S. has made an emergency landing after a fire on the aircraft. Peter Spurway, the ...

AP: Trump sues to get AC casinos to drop his name

8-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump is suing an Atlantic City casino company, trying to force it to drop his name from its two gambling halls. Trump tells The Associated Press he wants his name stripped from Trump Plaza and the Trump Taj Mahal ...
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NJDEP Offers Grants to Help Pay for Removal of Leaking Oil Tanks

8-5-14
New Jersey homeowners may be able to apply for a Department of Environmental Protection grant to pay for the removal of leaking underground oil tanks, but wait times are long.
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NJ Animal Shelters Struggle to Meet Demand

8-5-14
Animal shelters in New Jersey are finding the needs of animals is outpacing their financial means.
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Monmouth County Business Doing Well This Summer

8-5-14
Business owners in Ocean Grove, Asbury Park and Belmar say they're doing well this summer season.

Christie signs bill banning ivory importing, trade

8-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It will soon be illegal to trade ivory or rhinoceros horns in New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Tuesday that outlaws importing, buying or selling the animal parts. Christie and the bill's sponsors say the ...