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Opposition briefs filed in LG tower height case

4-7-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Several conservation groups have filed legal briefs in the fight over a planned electronics company building along the Palisades by the Hudson River. The New Jersey Conservation Foundation says about a dozen environmental and ...

Atlantic City casino earnings fell 35 pct in 2013

4-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos saw their earnings decline by nearly 35 percent last year, despite a late boost from Internet gambling revenue. The 12 casinos that operated in 2013 (the Atlantic Club shut down in January of 2014) ...

Rutgers AD bashes struggling newspaper

4-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's athletic director has told a class that it would be "great" if New Jersey's largest newspaper went out of business. The university says Julie Hermann's remarks to a media ethics and law class in ...

Mohegan Tribe protects benefits with casino empire

4-6-14
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A gambling slump is eating into the profits of Mohegan Sun, but the 2,000 tribal members who draw benefits from the massive casino aren't feeling the pinch. Under a strategy that began before the downturn hit Connecticut's ...

As Rutgers transforms, philosophy gets a boost

4-6-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University is getting $3 million for a new professor of philosophy. The position will become the first humanities faculty job to be funded with a $27 million pledge made three years ago to create named faculty ...

AAA: March gas prices lowest since 2010

4-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices in New Jersey and across the country continue to creep higher, but they're still at their lowest level since 2010. AAA Mid-Atlantic says in its weekly report that the average price at the pump was $3.51 per gallon ...

Task force to study online gambling, sports bets

4-5-14
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is leading a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states. Allen Godfrey, executive director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, is ...
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Federal Government Audits Some Ocean County Towns

4-4-14
Little Egg Harbor and Beach Haven have been audited by the Federal Government for Sandy Aid that they received.

NJ supply company owner admits lying to EPA

4-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A co-owner of a New Jersey company supplying industrial pipes, valves and fittings has admitted to lying to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials during a debarment hearing. The Department of Justice says Victor Boski ...

Job cuts top 300 at Advance Publications in NJ, PA

4-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Company officials now say the job cuts at the news operations of Advance Publications in New Jersey and Pennsylvania will top 300. The biggest reduction is occurring at The Star-Ledger in Newark, where it was announced Thursday ...