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140821Duffy

The Rising Cost of Back to School

8-21-14
With the school year starting soon, parents are finding they have to spend more money on supplies for their children.
140821Wanko

Shore Homeowners Face Larger Tax Bills

8-21-14
Homeowners are getting higher tax bills in Hurricane Sandy ravaged Jersey Shore communities.
140821SNAP

SNAP Application Backlog Leaves NJ Residents Waiting for Food Stamps

8-21-14
Residents who apply for the food assistance program SNAP are sometimes waiting months for approval.

Card cheat who used invisible ink gets casino ban

8-21-14
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A New Jersey man who marked cards with invisible ink that he could see with special contact lenses has been banned from Connecticut's casinos. Bruce Koloshi, of Summit, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday to the 10 ...

Progressive slots links New Jersey, Nevada casinos

8-21-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A long-planned initiative linking slot machines at casinos in New Jersey and Nevada designed to create bigger jackpots is up and running. The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division says the progressive slots system links ...

NJ’s US attorney attends BofA announcement

8-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. attorney was in Washington as the Justice Department announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. ...
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Residents Want Landline Phone Service Restored

8-20-14
Some residents affected by Hurricane Sandy are upset that Verizon wants to offer wireless phone service instead of restoring landline service knocked out by the storm.
140820Gertner

Author Says Bell Labs Invented the DNA in Electronics

8-20-14
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation author Jon Gertner says that Bell Labs invented the DNA that is used in electronics today.

Judge denies class action status in leak case

8-20-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has denied class-action status to those suing a rail company and others over a 2012 train derailment that leaked a hazardous gas into the air in New Jersey. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler denied the class ...

NJ hotel settles Sandy price gouging case

8-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A hotel in southern New Jersey has agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle allegations of price gouging in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Amy Hotels did business as Econo Lodge in Egg Harbor Township. State officials claimed the ...