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Auto dealer accused of deceptive advertising

8-5-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — State authorities claim the owner of two northern New Jersey auto dealerships used deceptive advertising practices and engaged in "bait and switch" tactics The five-count complaint against Bergen Auto Enterprises LLC was ...

Newark to ask state for $28M to close budget gap

8-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is submitting a budget, ending months of speculation about whether the state would take over the city's finances. Recently-inaugurated Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is expected to submit a budget to the state ...
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Fishing Industry Vital to NJ Economy

8-4-14
The Secretary of Agriculture says commercial fisheries in New Jersey caught 180.5 million pounds of fish valued at over $187.7 million.

Judge reinstates $1.5M unshuffled cards lawsuit

8-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A case pitting a casino against gamblers who won $1.5 million in a game with unshuffled card decks may be heading toward trial. The gamblers had realized the mini-baccarat cards hadn't been shuffled and were coming out in ...

Atlantic City hopes beach concerts add to growth

8-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is cleaning up from its second free beach concert of the summer. Lady Antebellum performed before tens of thousands of fans on Sunday. Blake Shelton had performed a free concert on the same stage on ...

New Jersey unsure on casinos outside Atlantic City

8-4-14
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds half of New Jersey residents oppose opening casinos outside Atlantic City. The idea is being floated as a way to raise money that would go to Atlantic City, where casinos are struggling. Fairleigh Dickinson ...

New Jersey Assembly advances open space funding

8-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters will get to decide in November whether to dedicate a portion of the state's business tax revenue to protecting open space. The state Assembly voted Monday to place the measure on the ballot as a possible ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

8-2-14
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 $3.43, down 3 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

Woman admits role in New Jersey tax refund scheme

7-31-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City woman has pleaded guilty in one of the nation's largest stolen identity and tax refund fraud schemes. Elian Matlovsky pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Newark to a ...

PPL proposes 725-mile power line network in Pa.

7-31-14
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — PPL Corp. wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated eastern ...