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Firm: Money from closed casinos should stay in AC

8-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm predicts much of the money that had been going to three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in Atlantic City after they're gone. Fitch Ratings predicts Atlantic City's casino revenue will ...

Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

8-29-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Good weather and a wider awareness that the Jersey shore has made great strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one. Many business owners say their profits ...

New Jersey set for Labor Day weekend

8-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend in New Jersey as people celebrate the final weekend of the summer tourism season. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday plans to visit Seaside Heights and Point ...
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Helping Struggling Veterans

8-28-14
Community Hope aims to help veterans in North Jersey who may have issues with addiction, PTSD and homelessness.

Revel closing, but property fight goes on

8-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. Charlie Birnbaum says the house in the ...

New Jersey Natural Gas announces lower rates

8-28-14
WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Natural Gas customers will spend less to heat their homes this coming winter. The utility on Thursday announced it will reduce its basic gas supply service rates beginning Oct. 1. The typical residential ...

Mass jobless filing for laid-off casino workers

8-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the region's largest mass-filings for unemployment and other benefits will begin next week for newly laid-off Atlantic City casino workers in an outreach effort so large it had to book part of the city's convention ...

NJ gives firm $6M tax credit to move one floor

8-28-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is giving an Atlanta-based company $6 million in tax credits to move its rented office space up one floor in a Jersey City high-rise. Payment processing firm First Data has offices in New York and recently rented ...

Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

8-28-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors in Arizona say they will not file charges in the death of a firearms instructor who was showing a vacationing 9-year-old New Jersey girl how to fire a fully automatic Uzi machine gun. The gun recoiled when she squeezed ...

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

8-28-14
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency's Wallops ...