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Advocates Push for Paid Sick Days Via Ballot Question

10-6-14
Members of NJ Citizen Action held events in Montclair and Trenton, two municipalities with a question on the November ballot regarding paid sick days for employees.
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Grants for NJ Fishing Businesses Damaged by Sandy

10-6-14
New Jersey fishing businesses damaged by Hurricane Sandy and saddled with lingering costs can apply to the DEP for grants of up to $10,000.

Poker star says he didn’t cheat to win $22M

10-6-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 10-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday ...

Losing bidder asks court for new auction of Revel

10-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer who came up short in a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel casino wants the judge to invalidate the result and hold a new sale. Glenn Straub filed court papers Monday asking for a new ...

Ruling postponed in New Jersey sports betting case

10-6-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey will have to wait a bit longer for a judge's ruling on the state's efforts to allow legal sports gambling. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp was to have published an opinion on Monday. But ...

APNewsBreak: Casino workers to protest Taj demands

10-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main casino workers' union in Atlantic City plans to block traffic in a demonstration Wednesday to protest efforts by the owners of the Taj Mahal casino to eliminate workers' pensions and health care. Local 54 of the ...

Huge crane arrives at NY’s Tappan Zee project

10-6-14
PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — One of the world's largest floating cranes has arrived at the Tappan (TAP'-uhn) Zee Bridge construction site. The mammoth blue and white crane bearing two American flags arrived on a barge Monday after traveling up the Hudson ...

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 ...