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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices up slightly

9-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing slightly higher 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 $3.27, up 2 cents from last week. But that's still lower ...

5 takeaways from Chris Christie’s Mexico trip

9-6-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico this week was billed as an opportunity to foster new business relationships between the United States' southern neighbor and his state. But it also gave the potential ...

New Jersey’s credit rating lowered – again

9-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's credit rating has been lowered for the second time this year by Wall Street. Fitch Ratings on Friday dropped the state's credit rating one step to A. It cited the state's poor economic performance and Gov. Chris ...
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Report: PATH System More Expensive to Operate Than Subway

9-5-14
According to the Citizens Budget Commission, a major problem facing the PATH system is a growing deficit.

Rainforest Cafe sues to stay at Trump Plaza

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A popular restaurant at Trump Plaza is suing the Atlantic City casino, asking a judge to permit it to keep operating after the casino shuts down on Sept. 16. The Rainforest Cafe, whose parent company owns the Golden ...

APNewsBreak: Trump Plaza online bets can continue

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators will let Betfair continue to take Internet bets after its brick-and-mortar casino partner, Trump Plaza, closes down later this month. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming ...

Firm eyes possible Showboat purchase

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Florida company that develops restaurant and entertainment complexes says it's interested in the former Showboat casino in Atlantic City. Latitude 360, a Jacksonville company, says the newly closed casino is one of ...

TSA appoints new safety director for NJ, Delaware

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has appointed a new federal security director for airports in New Jersey and Delaware. Thomas Carter will have oversight of security at Newark Liberty, Atlantic City International, ...

Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...

Christie continues Mexico trade mission

9-4-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing a trade mission to Mexico with more closed-door meetings and a visit to one of the country's most cherished Catholic sites. Christie began Thursday with a breakfast with the Mexican ...