Business & Economy

Nevada trademark award upheld against poker player

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has upheld a $60,000 judgment against a long-time poker player for infringing on the trademark of a Nevada company that makes books and videos about gambling. The Las Vegas Sun ...

AstraZeneca fends off Pfizer with new growth plan

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca has outlined plans to grow annual sales to more than $45 billion by 2023 as an independent company, days after the drugmaker rejected a takeover bid by rival Pfizer. In an update to shareholders, AstraZeneca said ...

Officials: Philly airport won’t displace residents

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they will move forward with a $6.4 billion plan to expand Philadelphia International Airport without displacing neighboring residents. Regional leaders on Monday announced a resolution to a years-long dispute that ...

Ex-investment firm head admits defrauding clients

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the former president of a central New Jersey investment company has admitted defrauding investors out of more than $250,000. Shreyans Desai, a 27-year-old Edison resident who served as president of ...

Sandy-damaged town halls: fix or rebuild?

MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — Officials in New Jersey towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy are facing many of the same questions their residents are grappling with when it comes to municipal buildings damaged in the storm. Can the town halls be fixed, or ...
The Jefferson Township winning team accepting their tablets and check, along with Verizon representatives, Principal, Assistant Superintendent, and faculty members.

Jefferson Twp. Middle School Wins Verizon App Challenge

Jefferson Township Middle School was named one of eight national winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge for the second year in a row.

New Jersey sports gambling suit tab: $2.8M, rising

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's bid to bring legalized sports gambling to the state has met with defeat in the courts, but there's been one big winner so far. That would be the law firm hired to help Gov. Chris Christie defend a lawsuit by the ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still rising

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.55, up 2 cents from last week. That's also much higher ...

Condoleezza Rice decides against Rutgers address

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has decided against delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War. Rice said in a ...

Industry Insiders Rally Support for State Film Tax Credit

After New Jersey's film tax incentive expired, projects moved from the Garden State elsewhere, particularly New York State. Insiders say this is costing jobs.