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Biodiesel Industry Growing

9-10-14
The biodiesel industry is in its infancy, but it's growing. The fuel burns cleaner than traditional petroleum diesel.

NYC ferry operator must release pilot document

9-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The operator of a ferry that crashed into a lower Manhattan pier must release a separation agreement it reached with the boat's captain. A federal judge in New Jersey issued the ruling this week in the ongoing legal action ...

New Jersey track extends date for sports betting

9-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey racetrack that initially wanted to let people wager on sporting events as soon as this weekend is giving itself more time. Dennis Drazin, a legal adviser to Monmouth Park Racetrack, said Wednesday the track's ...

Casino study renews hope for Maine’s Indian tribes

9-10-14
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Bolstered by new study that finds that Maine can handle more casinos, Maine's American Indian tribes are renewing their push to bring slot machines to their communities. The report, which lawmakers began examining Wednesday, ...

S&P downgrades New Jersey’s debt rating again

9-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Analysts at Standard & Poor's have downgraded New Jersey's debt rating once again. The S&P on Wednesday dropped the state's rating one step, from A+ to A, with a stable outlook. S&P cited a trend of structurally unbalanced ...

Deadline extended for private toll collection

9-10-14
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Toll collectors on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway will keep their jobs through the end of the year. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has extended the deadline for companies to submit proposals to ...

PATH fares to increase on Oct. 1

9-10-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's going to cost more to ride PATH trains between New Jersey and New York. Single-ride tickets will increase by 25 cents to $2.75 beginning Oct. 1. A two-trip ticket will cost $5.50. The Port Authority of New York and ...

Trump Entertainment gets interim operating cash

9-10-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge is allowing a company that owns two Atlantic City casinos to continue operations. For now. The judge on Wednesday allowed Trump Entertainment Resorts to remain operating temporarily using cash ...
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Legal Sports Betting Coming to NJ Casinos, Racetracks

9-9-14
The state AG's directive tells law enforcement and prosecutors to stand down on arresting, charging or prosecuting anyone for legal sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks.
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Some NJ School Buses Display Ads

9-9-14
New Jersey boards of education are able to sell ad space on the exterior sides of their school buses. Seventeen districts in 14 counties have taken advantage of it.