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Business owner admits stealing water

10-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a northern New Jersey business has admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal at least $100,000 worth of water from a local utilities authority. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Nicholas Vene, of Holmdel, ...

Arguments made, no ruling in eminent domain case

10-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A state judge plans to issue a ruling soon in the eminent domain case between a New Jersey man and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Attorneys for the CRDA and 67-year-old Charlie Birnbaum sparred Tuesday ...

Losing bidder seeks to block bankrupt casino sale

10-19-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Florida developer who lost a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is now challenging the decision. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1wXfeEs) reports that a lawyer for ...

New Jersey nuclear plant restarted after repairs

10-18-14
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been restarted after it was taken offline last month for a planned refueling and maintenance work. The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township resumed full-power operations ...

New Jersey gas prices down sharply

10-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen below an average of $3 per gallon for the first time since 2010. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.96, down 11 cents from ...

Taj Mahal workers furious after contract voided

10-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino workers were in shock after learning that a judge had granted a request by Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal to throw out their union contract. Though the casino isn't immediately set to close like other resorts in ...
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Judge Voids Taj Mahal Union Contract with Casino Workers

10-17-14
A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Trump Entertainment can stop paying for worker health care and pensions at Taj Mahal.

Convict must change where he gets wife from work

10-17-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been told to change where he picks his wife up from work at a nuclear power plant after he pleaded guilty to unwanted sexual contact of another employee. Superior Court Judge Christine Allen Jackson on ...

Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

10-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially ...

Chris Christie releases his tax returns

10-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie and his wife reported nearly $700,000 in income in 2013 — a significant jump from 2012. Tax returns released by his office Friday show the Christies making $698,838. They reported $478,977 in income in ...