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Hackensack, Meridian Health planning merger

10-16-14
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey hospital networks say they are planning to merge. Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network officials said Thursday that they have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working toward ...

Factories in Philadelphia area grow more slowly

10-16-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Factories in the Philadelphia region expanded at a weaker pace in October as shipments and hiring slowed. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says its index of regional factory activity slipped to 20.7 from 22.5 in September. ...

New Jersey Assembly passes sports betting bill

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lawmakers have passed legislation that could allow legal sports betting in New Jersey to move forward. The Assembly passed a measure Thursday that was overwhelmingly passed earlier this week in the state Senate. It's ...

New Jersey will OK real-money skill gambling

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Those free games people download and play on their phones could be the next big thing in gambling. New Jersey casino regulators say they are ready to approve gambling on social games that involve an element of skill. ...
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Conference Highlights Women Entrepreneurs

10-15-14
The Women Entrepreneurship Conference shows that many females have started their own businesses.
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Former NJSEA Chair: North Jersey Casino Tax Revenue Would Help Atlantic City

10-15-14
Former chair of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority Carl Goldberg says tax revenues gained from a casino in North Jersey could be used to redevelop Atlantic City, so it does not depend on gaming to survive.

Sept. 2014 Atlantic City casino revenue

10-15-14
Sept. 2014 revenue for Atlantic City's casinos, compared with Sept. 2013 Borgata: $58.4 million, up 13 percent Harrah's: $31.2 million, up 5.9 percent Caesars: $26.1 million, up 9.6 percent Tropicana: $23.4 million, up 15.8 percent Bally's: $19.6 ...

Atlantic City casino closings hurt revenue toll

10-15-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City's gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the closings started happening. Including Internet gambling ...

Ex-financial analyst facing insider trading charge

10-14-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. is facing an insider trading charge in New York federal court for passing along secrets that earned $722,000 in illegal profits. Manhattan prosecutors announced Tuesday ...

New Jersey Senate approves sports-betting bill

10-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in the state. Lawmakers cast their votes Tuesday afternoon. The measure is the latest in a yearslong effort to authorize sports wagering and ...