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Meadowlands Hospital plans to cut 102 jobs

7-10-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus plans to cut 102 jobs as its patient count plummets amid financial disarray. The Record (http://bit.ly/1rb0m3S ) newspaper reports newly appointed chief executive officer Tom ...

Firm to get $260M in aid to build plant in Camden

7-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have approved $260 million in incentives to bring a manufacturing facility and 395 jobs to Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the country. The state projects the total benefit to the ...

NJ Transit urged to push for bus terminal changes

7-9-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have taken the push for improvements at New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Jersey's major transit agency. Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Sen Loretta Weinberg urged New Jersey Transit's ...

Developer pitches $4.6B Jersey City casino

7-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers say a venture capitalist wants to build a $4.6 billion casino in Jersey City, but the state would first need to allow casinos outside of Atlantic City. State Sen. Raymond Lesniak says the plan calls for a ...

Firm seeks $260M in incentives for Camden project

7-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey company that makes components for power plants is seeking a $260 million 10-year New Jersey tax break to do business in Camden. The state Economic Development Authority's agenda for Thursday includes the ...
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Showboat Employees, Asm. Brown Decry Casino Closure

7-8-14
Longtime employees at Showboat are upset that they will be losing their jobs in August. Assemblyman Chris Brown has introduced legislation to help keep casinos in Atlantic City open.
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Jersey Fresh Markets Offer Local Produce

7-8-14
New Jerseyans can buy their produce from 145 community farm markets spread over nearly every county in the state.

Whole Foods recalls salads in 3 northeast states

7-8-14
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (AP) — Whole Foods is recalling two pre-packaged salads sold in three northeastern states due to a mislabeling of allergens. The mini four-ounce containers of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun goat cheese salad were sold ...

NJ tax preparer sentenced to 18 months for scam

7-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey tax preparer is headed to prison for filing false returns. Kellar Covington Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months by a federal judge in Newark. He had pleaded guilty in February to assisting in the ...

Man pleads guilty in fraudulent investment scheme

7-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man has admitted that he fraudulently obtained $500,000 by promising investors favorable returns on funds that would be used to finance educational television programming for teenagers. Federal prosecutors ...