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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 ...

NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

8-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed AT&T for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. Lawmakers are requesting a month of data, including text messages, sent ...
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PSE&G Touts Economic Impact of Its 10-year Capital Plan

8-27-14
PSE&G plans to spend $8 billion over 10 years to upgrade its systems, which it says will result in supporting 6,000 jobs for the next decade.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

8-27-14
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...

Baltimore’s 1st casino highlights national trend

8-27-14
BALTIMORE (AP) — The opening of Baltimore's first casino highlights a nationwide trend of casinos moving from traditional gambling destinations to other cities. The Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore opened its doors Tuesday night. A spokesman ...

Owner says Showboat will definitely close Sunday

8-27-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Its owner says Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will definitely shut down on Sunday. A spokeswoman for Caesars Entertainment tells The Associated Press that despite expressions of interest from potential purchasers, ...