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Philly news heir sells stake; Lenfest sole owner

6-18-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest is now the sole owner of Philadelphia's largest newspapers, after his late partner's family sold its $16 million stake. The deal finalized Wednesday caps a year of turmoil at The Philadelphia ...

Feds: Oil train details not security sensitive

6-18-14
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials say details about volatile oil train shipments are not sensitive security information as railroads seek to keep the material from the public following a string of fiery accidents. The U.S. ...

US: New Jersey has high health exchange premiums

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than most even after subsidies. The Health and Human Services Department analyzed the 36 states where ...

Former Atlantic Club casino sold for $13.5M

6-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's former Atlantic Club casino hotel sold for $13.5 million to a Florida firm that plans to run it as a non-gambling facility. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1lCRX7J ) the purchase price ...

1st modular homes built after Sandy in Union Beach

6-18-14
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Two families will move into the first modular homes built after Superstorm Sandy caused destruction in Union Beach. New Jersey's first lady Mary Pat Christie will be on hand Wednesday to welcome the families home. The ...

Lockheed Martin inks Army deal for $35.7 million

6-18-14
SALINA, N.Y. (AP) — Lockheed Martin has landed a $35.7 million contract with the Pentagon to produce mobile, ground-based radar. The units are designed to operate with such weapons defense systems as HAWK and Patriot missiles. The radar can detect ...

Sweeney proposes budget to fund pensions

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Senate President Stephen Sweeney has proposed an alternative to Gov. Chris Christie's budget that would raise taxes on the state's wealthiest residents to fund a required pension system payment. Sweeney unveiled his budget ...

Former NBA player’s fraud sentencing delayed

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A sentencing for a former NBA player convicted of ripping off investors in a Ponzi scheme has been pushed back. Tate George was to have been sentenced in federal court in Trenton on Wednesday. But after a status conference ...
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Online Gambling Tax Revenues Falling Short of Expectations

6-17-14
The amount of tax revenue brought to New Jersey through online gaming has been lackluster since it was legalized.
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LG Public Affairs VP: LG’s Willing to Negotiate Englewood Cliffs Headquarters Height

6-17-14
LG Electronics USA, Inc. Public Affairs Vice President John Taylor says LG is willing to negotiate with those who oppose the height of the building plan for its headquarters in Englewood Cliffs.