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AG to probe state police discrimination claim

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Attorney General's office says it will investigate allegations that the state police superintendent racially discriminated against the force's retired head of minority recruitment. The claims surfaced Friday in a ...

NJ Transit train hits, kills man

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HAZLET, N.J. (AP) — Service has resumed on the North Jersey Coast Line after a New Jersey Transit train struck and killed a man. NJ Transit spokesman William Smith says the train was headed for New York City when it hit the man west of the Hazlet ...

NJ man named NY racing agency’s top horse vet

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Gaming Commission has named a prominent veterinarian from New Jersey to oversee the health and safety of horses at all New York racetracks. The agency, along with Cornell University's College of Veterinary ...

Family of slain US executive ends Puerto Rico suit

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The widow of a New Jersey bank executive who was shot to death in Puerto Rico is withdrawing a wrongful death lawsuit she filed against his employer. In the suit filed last year, Maurice Spagnoletti's widow accused ...

Workers plan joint bid for Philly newspapers

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers at Philadelphia's two largest newspapers plan to mount a bid to buy their company from feuding owners. The Newspaper Guild would join with an unnamed partner to bid on The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News ...

Victim of casino glut, NJ’s Atlantic Club closes

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of former employees of an Atlantic City casino that shut down early Monday are lined up in the hallway of a union office, hoping to get $20 supermarket gift cards and help filling out unemployment papers. The ...

Sting targets unlicensed movers in NJ

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials have fined 26 unlicensed moving companies in the state following a sting orchestrated by the state Consumer Affairs Division. Officials have fined each company $2,500. In addition, two of the companies face ...

Embattled NJ casino closes down

1-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — After struggling for years against newer and bigger casinos, the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has closed. The 33-year-old casino closed its doors at 12:01 a.m. Monday, a victim of the casino saturation taking place in the ...

NJ’s Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closes

1-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — After struggling for years against newer and bigger casinos, the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has closed. The 33-year-old casino closed its doors at 12:01 a.m. Monday, a victim of the casino saturation taking place in the ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

1-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing slightly 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 $3.32, down 2 cents from last week. That's also nearly ...