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State: Home warranty firm used deceptive practices

7-28-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials say a central New Jersey company that sells home warranties used deceptive tactics to refuse consumers' claims for product repairs or replacement. Consumer affairs officials announced Monday that they have filed ...

NYC’s aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

7-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's busiest bus terminal serves more than 200,000 riders a day in buildings with cracked floors, crumbling ceilings and a failing air-conditioning system. Now, New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal will get a ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

7-26-14
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 $3.46, down 5 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

Unions ready to fight Christie pension system plan

7-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie plans to unveil a proposal for further changes to the state's pension system later this summer and unions for New Jersey's public workers have already been gearing up for a battle. The Republican governor ...

App tells the story about Seaside’s Sandy recovery

7-25-14
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A new GPS-based app is telling the story about the damage done by Superstorm Sandy to Seaside Park and the work that continues to get back to normal. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1rS6wWI ) that the "Boardwalk Stories ...
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NJ Ranks Sixth in Blueberry Production

7-25-14
New Jersey ranks sixth in the nation for blueberry production. It produced 50.2 million pounds of blueberries in 2013, valued at $56.8 million.

Big family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings

7-25-14
BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — With 17 siblings, the Endreson (EHN'-dress-uhn) family was already well-known in the New Jersey shore area by sheer numbers alone. Their public profile rose even more this week when they hit New Jersey's Pick-6 lottery ...

US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

7-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and ...

Maryland casino eyes soon-to-be-fired AC workers

7-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Maryland casino is looking to hire some of the soon-to-be-jobless Atlantic City casino workers. Maryland Live! is holding job fairs Aug 1 and 2 at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center. The ...

Google to map Liberty and Ellis islands

7-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Google had begun mapping Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1l0AEKP ) says the project to put the Statue of Liberty site on Google Maps with Street View started this week. It will provide 3-D, ...