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Wal-Mart plans 1-stop health coverage shopping

10-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is taking its one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world's largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare ...

Becton Dickinson buys Carefusion for $12.2 billion

10-5-14
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey medical equipment maker Becton Dickinson and Co. says it will pay $12.2 billion for rival Carefusion in a combination focused on medication systems for hospitals and pharmacies. The companies announced Sunday ...

95 percent off? Revel discount is such a deal!

10-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Toronto-based asset management firm won a bankruptcy auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel by bidding 5 cents on the dollar for Atlantic City's newest casino. Revel cost $2.4 billion to build, but Brookfield Asset ...

Showdown expected at Revel sale hearing

10-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The losing bidder in a bankruptcy court auction for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel isn't read to fold just yet. Revel's management chose Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management as the winner with a $110 ...

Ebola ruled out as cause of air traveler’s illness

10-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal health officials say Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of illness for a man who had traveled in West Africa and became sick on a flight from Brussels to the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

10-4-14
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 $3.15, down 2 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

SEPTA, rail union to resume talks Monday

10-3-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia transit officials say there won't be another rail strike for at least four months. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it will request federal intervention if it can't reach a deal with ...

Court for ‘The Situation’ delayed for reality show

10-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former member of the "Jersey Shore" case is delaying a court hearing in his tax fraud case so he can film another reality TV show. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was scheduled to be arraigned on federal conspiracy and tax ...

Judge rejects Trump Entertainment pension motion

10-3-14
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ...

Developer offers to repair damage to war memorial

10-2-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey City developer has offered to make repairs to a Korean War memorial that was vandalized and hit with graffiti. City officials said that Fields Development Group offered to repair damaged floodlights, restore ...