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90,000 May Lose Unemployment Long Term Benefits in 2014

90,000 people in New Jersey will be affected in 2014 if congress decides not to renew long-term unemployment benefits.

NJ lets Golden Nugget offer full Internet gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Golden Nugget can start offering Internet gambling in New Jersey as of midnight. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement cleared the casino on Friday. Regulators kept the Golden Nugget restricted to trial play when ...

Judge OKs $165M accords in NJ river pollution suit

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will get more than $165 million stemming from lawsuits over pollution in the Passaic River. Two settlements announced by the Department of Environmental Protection Friday also mean the state can proceed immediately ...

Upscale fliers get new terminal at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Upscale fliers are getting a new private terminal at Newark Liberty Airport in time for Super Bowl XLVIII. Signature Flight Support has operated at the airport for decades. Within the last year, the company tore down its ...

NJ DEP backs Pinelands pipe plan for air benefits

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmental officials say a proposed pipeline plan through the Pinelands would drastically reduce air pollution in the region by enabling an old coal-burning power plant to use cleaner natural gas. Air ...

Aetna decides not to renew old policies in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Another health insurer has decided not to renew old policies in New Jersey next year even though President Barack Obama has encouraged them to do so. Aetna says about 90,000 small businesses and 2,600 individuals will need to ...

Jersey City taxi medallion sale nets $5.1 million

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City officials say an auction of taxi medallions has netted $5.1 million in revenue. Mayor Steve Fulop says the auction was the first in a decade and brought in revenues that were more than triple what they were ...

Marketers: NJ post-Sandy ads good but too late

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tourism promoters say the state's advertising campaign to let people know the Jersey shore was open for business was good, but came too late to save the summer. Representatives of tourism and business agencies told a state ...

Some packages damaged in fire at NJ postal center

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some packages were damaged in a fire at a large U.S. Postal Service facility in Jersey City. Postal Service spokesman George Flood says employees were evacuated when the fire began in a mail processing machine at the New ...

NJ eyes panel to study Meadowlands casino

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey lawmakers are busy preparing for the day they expect casino gambling to expand to the Meadowlands. A state Assembly committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would create a commission to study expanding casino ...