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Christie: ‘Beware’ of candidates who declare early

7-16-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists he hasn't decided whether to run for president. But he does have sharp words for those who have. Speaking Wednesday before a Wall Street crowd at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference, Christie ...

Rock vs. Chris Christie ends with (video) takedown

7-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has body-slammed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's humorous attempt to sell a pension-reform plan. Christie's office removed a trailer that it posted to YouTube for a mock summer blockbuster titled "No ...

State issues citations to dozens of contractors

7-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State consumer affairs officials have issued violation notices to dozens of home improvement contractors, seeking more than $1.3 million overall in civil penalties and consumer restitution. The citations against the 68 ...

Workers seek to keep endangered casinos open

7-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many workers at three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down in the next few months are trying to keep them open. Workers at the Showboat, Trump Plaza and Revel, along with their union, are lining up political support ...

Christie to address Wall Street crowd

7-16-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be speaking and lunching with a Wall Street crowd. Christie will be the luncheon speaker Wednesday at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference in New York City. The conference says it brings together ...

Once a niche, local foods becoming big business

7-16-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to institutions like hospitals and schools, eliminating middlemen from ...
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Plainfield Steps Up Food Establishment Inspections

7-15-14
After hundreds of restaurants went years without required inspections in Plainfield, the city's Health Department has made the practice a priority.

Man wins $1 million while on Rhode Island vacation

7-15-14
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A vacation off the coast of Rhode Island has turned a man into a millionaire. The Rhode Island Lottery said Tuesday that Flemington, New Jersey, resident Thomas Mistele bought a $20 ticket for the $1,000,000 Scratch game at a ...

Firm cuts way back on NJ online earning estimate

7-15-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state's first-year online winnings by more than half. ...

Chris Christie releases mock movie trailer

7-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is channeling Hollywood in his push for more cuts to state workers' benefits. The governor's office released a trailer Tuesday for a fake summer blockbuster movie titled, "No Pain. No Gain." The trailer ...