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Judge dismisses Ramapough tribe’s $50M movie suit

5-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a $50 million lawsuit brought by members of the Ramapough (RAM'-uh-poh) tribe against the makers of a movie that they said depicted their people in a negative light. The lawsuit filed in New Jersey ...

Newly elected Newark mayor inherits challenges

5-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The newly elected mayor of Newark is taking the helm at a challenging time for New Jersey's largest city. Ras Baraka will immediately have to address a budget deficit and several missed fiscal reporting deadlines that have ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

5-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see 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 $3.50, down 3 cents from last week. But that's still higher ...

Gambling states group proposes online bet rules

5-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A national group of legislators from states where gambling is legal is recommending standards that states considering legalizing Internet gambling might adopt. Friday's report from the National Council of Legislators ...
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Newark Farmers Market Serves Community, Grows Economy

5-16-14
The federal New Market Tax Credit helped create the Newark Farmers Market. Sen. Menendez says the market is an example of how federal tax code can foster economic growth.
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7-Eleven Franchisee Sues Company for Trying to Seize Stores

5-16-14
Karamjeet Sodhi operates six 7-Eleven franchises and is suing the company, claiming it tried to illegally take his stores and sell them for a profit.
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Student Entrepreneurship and Artistry on Display in GlassRoots Trade Fair

5-16-14
GlassRoots teaches high school students the ins and outs of artistic glass creation, as well as the business side of selling art.

$2M loan may revive shuttered shore restaurant

5-16-14
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A landmark Jersey shore restaurant that was demolished by Superstorm Sandy and moved inland, only to shut down when business was slow, may have a future after all. New Jersey's Economic Development Authority approved $2 ...

NJ mayors in charity Internet poker tourney

5-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mayors from around New Jersey will come to Atlantic City next week to do what some people say politicians love to do best: play with someone else's money. The mayors will face off next Thursday in an online poker ...
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Pallone Encourages Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

5-15-14
Congressman Frank Pallone was at a CVS in Hazlet to call on other pharmacies to stop selling tobacco products as CVS has promised.