Business & Economy

New Jersey woman wins $1.3M playing slots online

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Morris County woman has won New Jersey's largest Internet gambling jackpot, a $1.3 million payout from an online slots game. Cathy Ruela was playing the "Millionaire Genie" game on the Harrahscasino.com site on Nov. 6 ...

Court denies plastics exec’s appeal of SEC fines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a New Jersey plastics industry executive who was ordered to pay $49.5 million for lying about his ownership of a music retailer's stock. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ...

Newark Airport’s Terminal C to get makeover

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport's Terminal C will soon be able to choose from a wealth of high-end food options. United Airlines operates the terminal and is announcing a $120 million makeover of ...

Atlantic City’s Kiwanis Club disbands

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casinos are not alone in having a tough time attracting a crowd in Atlantic City. The city's Kiwanis Club has disbanded after 94 years. Co-president Henry Goldsmith tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Philly to find out whether it gets a second casino

Gamblers from southeastern Pennsylvania and across the border into New Jersey already have their pick of four nearby casinos. Amid softening revenues, can the region's casino market bear a fifth? That's the question confronting state gambling ...

Year 2 of exchanges: Experience but new challenges

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The second time around for the health insurance exchange means New Jersey advocates for the program have experience but it could also bring new challenges. The enrollment period for the insurance plans that are a key part of ...

Health care push comes to bars, nail salons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nail salons, mosques and bars are just a few of the places where the pitch for health care coverage can be heard. As the second sign-up period under President Barack Obama's health care law begins Saturday, advocates are ...

Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project. Environmental and design work has been completed for the Portal Bridge over ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

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 gas in the state on Friday was $2.76, down 2 cents from last week. That's also much lower than ...

Menendez Calls for Investigation Into Sandy Insurers

Senator Robert Menendez calls for a FEMA investigation on insurance companies with Sandy claims, accused of doing a bait and switch.