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NJ Sandy fund prepares for final grants

9-8-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Relief Fund is preparing for its final round of grants to Superstorm Sandy victims. The fund announced on Monday it will award $3.5 million by the end of October, two years after the storm battered the Jersey ...

Hertz Chairman and CEO Frissora steps down

9-8-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Hertz Chairman and CEO Mark Frissora has stepped down from his posts for personal reasons. The car rental company said Monday that Brian P. MacDonald, president and CEO of Hertz Equipment Rental Corp., will serve as interim CEO of ...

Christie to hold Atlantic City summit

9-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will convene a summit on the future of Atlantic City. Political, business and labor leaders on Monday will discuss the city's changing landscape as the casino industry suffers from ...

Hope Creek nuclear plant taken offline temporarily

9-6-14
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A nuclear plant in southern New Jersey has been taken offline temporarily so crews can replace a piece of equipment and perform other maintenance work. The South Jersey Times (http://bit.ly/1CDbv3I) ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices up slightly

9-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing slightly higher 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 $3.27, up 2 cents from last week. But that's still lower ...

5 takeaways from Chris Christie’s Mexico trip

9-6-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico this week was billed as an opportunity to foster new business relationships between the United States' southern neighbor and his state. But it also gave the potential ...

New Jersey’s credit rating lowered – again

9-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's credit rating has been lowered for the second time this year by Wall Street. Fitch Ratings on Friday dropped the state's credit rating one step to A. It cited the state's poor economic performance and Gov. Chris ...
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Report: PATH System More Expensive to Operate Than Subway

9-5-14
According to the Citizens Budget Commission, a major problem facing the PATH system is a growing deficit.

Rainforest Cafe sues to stay at Trump Plaza

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A popular restaurant at Trump Plaza is suing the Atlantic City casino, asking a judge to permit it to keep operating after the casino shuts down on Sept. 16. The Rainforest Cafe, whose parent company owns the Golden ...

APNewsBreak: Trump Plaza online bets can continue

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators will let Betfair continue to take Internet bets after its brick-and-mortar casino partner, Trump Plaza, closes down later this month. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming ...