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JetBlue suspends operations at NY, Boston airports

1-6-14
JetBlue Airways has stopped all scheduled flights to and from New York and Boston, and Southwest has ground to a halt in Chicago as airlines deal with a blast of freezing temperatures that has caused massive cancelations and delays. JetBlue plans to ...

Internet gambling accounts in NJ near 150,000

1-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The amount of Internet gambling accounts created in New Jersey is closing in on 150,000. The state began online betting in late November. As of Monday, there were 148,487 accounts that had been created. But the state's ...

JetBlue suspends operations at NY, Boston airports

1-6-14
BOSTON (AP) — JetBlue is scaling back operations at three New York-area airports and at Boston's Logan International Airport in an effort to catch up with dozens of weather-related delays and cancellations. The airline announced Monday that ...

Pinelands staff recommends pipeline approval

1-6-14
PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The staff of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission recommends that the agency approve a hotly debated plan to build a natural gas pipeline through the protected Pinelands region. The pipeline would bring natural gas to ...

Officials: Bald eagles unruffled by PSE&G project

1-6-14
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — A major project by Public Service Electric & Gas in New Jersey has had minimal impact on the local bald eagle population. That's the conclusion of volunteer observers and government officials who've been monitoring PSE&G's ...

Smoke shop name drawing ire of NJ residents

1-6-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Some northern New Jersey residents are fuming over a new smoke shop that's about to open in their neighborhood. It's not the bongs and other paraphernalia that have them fuming. It's the name: Fu King Smoke Shop. Picture ...

NJ works to curb sex trafficking before Super Bowl

1-6-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey law enforcement agents are intensifying efforts to combat sex trafficking ahead of the Super Bowl. Officials are training legions of law enforcement personnel, hospitality workers, high school students and ...

Flights resume at JFK after plane slid off runway

1-5-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Flights have resumed at New York City's Kennedy airport two hours after a plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway. No injuries were reported after Delta Connection 4100 landed shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. The ...

Calkins Media co-owner Smith dies at 74

1-4-14
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Calkins Media co-owner Carolyn Calkins Smith has died after a long battle with cancer. She was 74. Smith was a reporter and copy editor before taking an ownership role in the company that owns six newspapers and three ...

The Press of Atlantic City names new top editor

1-4-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Press of Atlantic City has tapped a veteran newspaper executive to be its top editor. Publisher Mark Blum announced Friday that Kris Worrell will start Jan. 27 as the newspaper's executive editor ...