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New Jersey unsure on casinos outside Atlantic City

8-4-14
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds half of New Jersey residents oppose opening casinos outside Atlantic City. The idea is being floated as a way to raise money that would go to Atlantic City, where casinos are struggling. Fairleigh Dickinson ...

New Jersey Assembly advances open space funding

8-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters will get to decide in November whether to dedicate a portion of the state's business tax revenue to protecting open space. The state Assembly voted Monday to place the measure on the ballot as a possible ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

8-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower 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 $3.43, down 3 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

Woman admits role in New Jersey tax refund scheme

7-31-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City woman has pleaded guilty in one of the nation's largest stolen identity and tax refund fraud schemes. Elian Matlovsky pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Newark to a ...

PPL proposes 725-mile power line network in Pa.

7-31-14
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — PPL Corp. wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated eastern ...

Christie defends record in 2nd summer stop in NH

7-31-14
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is back in New Hampshire for the second time in little more than a month. This time he's defending his economic record against Democratic attacks as he courts voters in the first-in-the-nation ...

Home owned by Trump holdout sells at auction

7-31-14
An Atlantic City-area real estate figure has bought at auction a property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers including Donald Trump. Joshua Olshin of AuctionAdvisors says Vera Coking's ...

J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market

7-30-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the ...
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Sandy Victims Face Contractor Fraud

7-30-14
Ocean County Long Term Recovery personnel say about one in 10 clients who are rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy have become victims of contractor fraud.

Revel executives to make millions if casino sells

7-30-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge says she would approve bonuses worth a total of $1.75 million for executives at Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel if they manage to sell the property. Judge Gloria Burns has not said which executives ...