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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.

Delays easing after 2 trains stuck in NY-NJ tunnel

6-17-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Amtrak says delays are easing ahead of rush hour after a pair of trains became disabled in the tunnels leading to New Jersey from New York's Penn Station. A spokesman says the trains bound for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and New ...

Christie: Unfavorable pension ruling won’t shut NJ

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says state government won't shut down if a trial court judge rules New Jersey can't skip a portion of its pension payment to balance the budget. Appearing Monday on his monthly radio call-in program, ...

Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

6-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York. The U.S. ...