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Labor Commissioner Doesn’t Believe 36,000 Job Loss in NJ

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Harold Wirths says the preliminary numbers showing 36,000 jobs lost will likely be revised.

Lawmakers Disappointed NJ Not Getting Featured in Super Bowl Promotions

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker met to get the message out that the Super Bowl is happening in New Jersey, not New York as most have been saying.

AC pumps up the volume of nightlife marketing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's seaside gambling resort is taking its show on the road, targeting partiers in Philadelphia with a mobile nightclub that will bring 300 of them back to Atlantic City to experience the resort's night spots. ...

NJ eyes Internet bets from other states, nations

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill that would drastically expand Internet gambling in the state, allowing it to take bets from other states and countries. The bill introduced last week by Sens. Ray Lesniak ...

NJ unemployment rate drops as labor force shrinks

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate has dropped significantly for the second month in a row, but it's not because more jobs have been created. December's rate was 7.3 percent, down a half-point from November and the lowest ...

Airports prep for arrival of Super Bowl visitors

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York area's airports are rolling out the welcome mat for visitors coming for the Super Bowl. Newark, Teterboro, LaGuardia and JFK airports will have customer service representatives and volunteers on hand to point ...

NY-NJ area ready for ‘mass transit’ Super Bowl

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As the Super Bowl approaches, organizers are getting ready for what they hope will be a big increase in the number of people using public transportation. They've already dubbed the game at MetLife Stadium the first "mass ...

NJ toll collectors raising cash for fight

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Toll collectors in New Jersey are asking for money to keep their jobs. Members of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Union Local 194 will hold a fundraiser in Trenton on Thursday. The local is ...

AirTrain service resumes at Newark airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — AirTrain service has resumed at Newark Liberty International Airport. It was suspended on Wednesday after a sprinkler head broke and flooded the airport's rail terminal. Buses took passengers between Newark's Penn Station and ...

AP Exclusive: TSA mulls phone policy post-shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is considering a policy change that would allow screeners to carry cellphones so they can quickly call for help in an emergency. The proposal is part of an ongoing review of the ...