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Crews repair water main leaks in Jersey City

12-20-13
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Water is flowing again in New Jersey's second-largest city. United Water says crews worked through the night to fix a leak near the intersection of Communipaw Avenue and Berry Lane in Jersey City. Workers also repaired a ...

Vikings’ owner gets delay to pay in NJ lawsuit

12-19-13
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has agreed to delay requiring the family of Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf from paying two business partners that the Wilfs defrauded of $84.5 million from a New Jersey apartment complex. The Newark Star-Ledger ...

2 NJ women admit $500K bank fraud conspiracy

12-19-13
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two northern New Jersey women have pleaded guilty in a scheme to write more than $500,000 in counterfeit checks. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Latisha White and Synethia Bland took checks that White created on her computer ...
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Target Shoppers Worried About Their Credit Card Information

12-19-13
After Target announced there was unauthorized access to credit and debit card transactions, customers are concerned about identity theft.
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Wirths Says NJ Unemployment Drop is Encouraging

12-19-13
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Harold Wirths says a recent drop in unemployment for the month of November is the largest drop in 30 years.

NJ unemployment rate drops sharply

12-19-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate in November fell to 7.8 percent, but the reason for the .6 percentage point decline does not have all economists celebrating. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released preliminary data ...

AC gets grant to avert firefighter layoffs

12-19-13
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City has landed a federal grant that will allow it to avert laying off 51 firefighters for two years. Word of the 2-year, $8.7 million grant came on Wednesday. The city initially received $9.7 million in 2011, ...

Farmland Dairies closing NJ plant

12-19-13
WALLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Some 323 employees at a milk-processing plant in northern New Jersey have gotten pink slips just before Christmas. Farmland Dairies will close the plant in Wallington and produce its products at other plants. The ...

Sandy-damaged NJ Turnpike rest stop to be rebuilt

12-18-13
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority says it will spend up to $8 million for the construction of a new restaurant at the Grover Cleveland Service Area above Exit 11 on the northbound Turnpike. The restaurant building has been ...
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Food Pantries Low on Food for Holiday Season

12-18-13
Volunteers and food bank officials say demand is up and supplies are running out to help New Jersey's hungry this holiday season.