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Johnson & Johnson’s 4Q profit rises 19 pct

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says fourth-quarter profit jumped 19 percent, as prescription drug sales climbed sharply and the health care giant enjoyed a big tax benefit. The maker of baby shampoo, biological drugs and medical ...

Spirit hiring Atlantic City flight attendants

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Spirit Airlines is looking to expand the number of flight attendants it has to serve its Atlantic City routes. Spirit is the only airline serving the market with flights to Florida and Myrtle Beach, S.C. It also plans ...

Virgin online casino site launches Friday in NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Virgin Group is poised to launch its online casino gambling site in New Jersey. The virgincasino.com site is due to launch Friday. The site was one of 15 approved last fall by New Jersey gambling regulators. But it ...

NJ predicts Internet gambling will pick up in ’14

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling is off to a slow start in New Jersey, but nearly everyone involved or interested in it expects online betting to gain steam in 2014. The key question remains: Just how much better will things get? New ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.28, down 4 cents from last week. That's also nearly the ...

Business Owners’ Reaction Mixed to Stronger Than The Storm Campaign

Some Jersey Shore business owners believe the Stronger Than The Storm ads featuring Gov. Christie benefited the governor more than hurricane recovery, but others believe his star power helped.

Sandy-Impacted Residents Decide on Home Buyouts

Residents in Sayreville and South River have received offers to buy out their flood-prone homes since Hurricane Sandy hit. Many have accepted the offers, but others say they're not worth it.

AP: Borgata ends fake chip-tainted poker match

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey investigators say one or more people used "a significant number of counterfeit chips" at an Atlantic City poker tournament, and have canceled the tainted match. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement on ...

Man accused of selling gun in NJ train shooting

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the man accused of selling a handgun used in a shooting that left three people wounded aboard a commuter train in New Jersey. Port Authority police say 28-year-old Julio Mella of Jersey City ...

State seeks to buy flood-prone homes in Manville

MANVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department is offering to buy 150 flood-prone homes in Manville. Most of the homes are in the town's Lost Valley section, where the Royce Brook meets the Millstone River. The neighborhood ...