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BB&T pushes into Mid-Atlantic with Susquehanna buy

11-12-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The commercial bank BB&T is buying Susquehanna Bancshares in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $2.5 billion. That will give the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, bank a broader reach into the Mid-Atlantic region through Susquehanna's ...

Christie: Emergency manager eyed for Atlantic City

11-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An emergency manager for Atlantic City and a public-private development corporation that would spur new business activity there are among the recommendations of Gov. Chris Christie's panel on the struggling resort's ...

New Jersey’s largest mall to open Thanksgiving

11-12-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest mall will be open for Thanksgiving for the first time. Westfield Garden State Plaza will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. However, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus will be closed. J.C. Penny will open at 5 p.m. Senior ...

NJ Transit pushing court battle vs. mobster’s kin

11-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's transit agency will continue its court fight with a mobster's family over land it acquired for a since-canceled tunnel project. The New Jersey Transit board approved up to $150,000 in additional legal bills at its ...
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Sweeney Offers Plan to Save AC

11-11-14
Senate President Sweeney says his plan would stabilize local taxes and revenues to attract investors to shore up Atlantic City's economy.
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Poll: Half of New Jerseyans Want to Leave

11-11-14
A new Monmouth University poll found half of those surveyed want to leave New Jersey because of high property taxes and cost of living.

Giants memorabilia suit to be heard in state court

11-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A sports memorabilia dealer who sued the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning for allegedly doctoring equipment to make it appear game-worn has scored a legal victory. A federal judge in Newark ruled Tuesday that Eric ...

Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills

11-11-14
Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern New Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The ...
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Phil Murphy Launches Advocacy Group, Won’t Discourage Talk of Gov. Run

11-10-14
Former Goldman Sachs Executive Phil Murphy has launched New Start New Jersey to help rebuild the state's middle class. Many are speculating he will be a gubernatorial candidate.
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Bill Would Give Sales Tax Revenue to Urban Enterprise Zones

11-10-14
Officials are considering a bill that would give back a portion of sales tax revenue to municipalities with Urban Enterprise Zones.