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Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

8-18-14
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid. The $4 billion to $6 billion PPL Corp. project is designed to ...

Grow your own pot seminar coming to Atlantic City

8-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will host a grow your own marijuana seminar. The $1,000, four-day course will be offered by a California-based marijuana school at Bally's Casino next weekend. While medical marijuana is legal in New ...

Revel wanted to shut down casino on Monday

8-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — If the owners of Revel Casino Hotel had their way, the $2.4 billion resort would be shut down on Monday. Revel Entertainment had asked New Jersey casino regulators for permission to close on Aug. 18. But the state ...

Maryland casino hosting Atlantic City job fair

8-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Maryland casino is returning to Atlantic City to host a two-day job fair this week as thousands of workers in the city prepare to be laid off. Maryland Live! Casino will host the job fair at the Sheraton Atlantic City ...

Popular New Jersey children’s museum to close

8-17-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A popular children's museum in northern New Jersey will soon close to make way for a medical building. The Record reports (http://bit.ly/1l95M09) that the owner of the New Jersey Children's Museum in Paramus announced last ...

Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

8-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With three more casinos shutting down by mid-September, Atlantic City officials are looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated Press ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: More good news at the pump

8-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There's more good news for motorists this week as gas prices continue to drop. AAA Mid-Atlantic says average prices dropped slightly over the last week, continuing a trend over the last month. The national average price for a ...

Christie confident Sweeney will compromise on cuts

8-15-14
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he thinks Senate President Steve Sweeney is open to working with him on new pension and benefits cuts. Christie was asked Friday about Sweeney's dismissal of any new cuts as dead on arrival. ...

Revel casino to close 8 days earlier than planned

8-15-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel that opened just over two years ago as a hoped-for savior for Atlantic City's flagging casino industry is closing a week earlier than originally planned and put about about 3,100 people ...
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Christie Talks Water Quality, AC Climate in Asbury Park

8-15-14
Gov. Christie joined DEP Commissioner Bob Martin in Asbury Park to discuss the water quality at the Jersey Shore, but the economic climate in Atlantic City dominated the conversation.