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Sweeney announces plan to boost Atlantic City

11-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Senate President Steve Sweeney has unveiled a multipart proposal aimed at helping Atlantic City's ailing economy. Sweeney announced the five-part plan during a news conference held Monday at the statehouse with two fellow ...

Taj Mahal asks union to drop cost-savings appeal

11-10-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Describing itself as "a very sick patient lying on his death bed," the Trump Taj Mahal is asking its main union to drop its appeal of a court-ordered cost-savings package designed to help keep the struggling casino alive. ...

Mall loses bid to block release of shooting videos

11-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An upscale New Jersey mall can't stop the release of surveillance videos related to the fatal carjacking of a young lawyer there last December. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1ElQ8lB) reports Michigan-based Taubman Centers, which owns ...

Possible gubernatorial hopeful debuts policy group

11-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi is lending his name to a middle-class advocacy group led by a potential gubernatorial hopeful. Philip Murphy announced the launch Monday of New Start New Jersey, a group that seeks to influence ...

Religious, civic leaders press gun manufacturers

11-10-14
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor ...

Port Authority critical of Atlantic City airport

11-10-14
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport." The agency inspected the airport, which it manages. A ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling sharply

11-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.78, down 5 cents from last week. That's also much lower ...
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Newark Aims to Revitalize Abandoned Properties

11-7-14
Investors have purchased abandoned properties and are turning them into housing to lure more to Newark.

Judge lets Atlantic City seek $32M Revel tax bill

11-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will soon get $32 million in unpaid taxes due from the former Revel Casino Hotel. A bankruptcy court judge has issued an order permitting the city to move forward with efforts to collect the unpaid taxes ...

United Airlines ending Atlantic City service

11-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort. The company issued a statement Friday saying the service between Atlantic City International ...