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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

8-30-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel's ...

Law firm defending Christie bills another $784,000

8-29-14
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — The law firm hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal has charged the state another $780,000 for work this summer. The Department of Law & Public Safety ...
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Christie Visits Shore Ahead of Labor Day

8-29-14
Gov. Christie walked the boardwalks in Point Pleasant and Seaside Heights before Labor Day.
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AC Prepares for Showboat, Revel Closings

8-29-14
With Showboat and Revel closing, Atlantic City officials are looking forward to what the shuttered casinos could become.

470 of Showboat workers get new jobs with company

8-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company. The Showboat is shutting down Sunday afternoon after 27 years on the ...

Montclair-Boonton repairs ahead of schedule

8-29-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says regular service will resume on its Montclair-Boonton Line trains on Tuesday. Workers have finished emergency track repairs a week ahead of schedule. Service was disrupted on Aug. 19 when a train ...

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.