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Albemarle buying Rockwood in $6.2B deal

7-15-14
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Specialty chemicals company Albemarle is buying counterpart Rockwood Holdings Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.2 billion. Rockwood shareholders will receive $50.65 in cash and 0.4803 of a share of Albemarle ...
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Trump Plaza Latest Casino to Announce Closing

7-14-14
The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City plans to close. It joins Showboat and The Atlantic Club, which are also shutting their doors.
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Officials Praise Tax Deal for Holtec, Critics Say It’s Too Costly

7-14-14
Gov. Christie and Camden Mayor Dana Redd are happy with the $260 million in tax incentives given to Holtec to come to the city, but critics say it's too costly to bring just 250 new jobs to the area.

Atlantic City casino revenue for June 2014

7-14-14
June 2014 revenues for Atlantic City casinos: Golden Nugget: $14.3 million, up 32.4 percent Tropicana: $25.8 million, up 22.9 percent Caesars: $28.8 million, up 12.2 percent Borgata: $48.1 million, down 0.9 percent Harrah's: $29.6 million, down 1.6 ...

Atlantic City casino revenue, minus closure, rises

7-14-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's shell-shocked gambling market has some unexpected good news, even if it might not last long. Not counting the Atlantic Club, which closed in January, the 11 casinos that operated in both 2014 and 2013 ...

Closure notices sent to Trump Plaza workers

7-14-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Job losses at Trump Plaza when the Atlantic City casino shuts down in September will be even worse than expected. Trump Entertainment Resorts began mailing notices to its workers on Monday, informing them that while a ...

SpaceX launches cluster of commercial satellites

7-14-14
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites. The Falcon rocket blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. On board were six advanced satellites for the New Jersey-based ...

Atlantic City property Trump wanted up for auction

7-14-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former boarding house that Donald Trump unsuccessfully tried to grab to expand one of his Atlantic City casinos is up for auction. Trump was thwarted by 91-year-old widow Vera Coking. She fought the state Casino ...

Manufacturer says it may hire 2,000 in Camden

7-14-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A company that makes components for power plants says it could eventually bring 2,000 jobs to the facility it plans to build in Camden. Holtec International gave details of its plans on Monday, less than a week after the state ...

PATH trains rolling hours after derailment

7-13-14
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — PATH trains are rolling Monday, hours after 200 passengers were evacuated from a train that derailed in New Jersey. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokeswoman Erica Dumas says the PATH train struck a box truck that ...