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Holiday Shoppers Take to the Internet for Cyber Monday

12-2-13
Shoppers looking for deals participate in Cyber Monday, a big online shopping day. But others are sticking close to home by patronizing small businesses.
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NJ Hotels, Homeowners Hope to Rent Out Space for Super Bowl

12-2-13
There are still options for football fans to rent a place to stay in New Jersey for the Super Bowl, though it may cost them a lot.
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NJ Christmas Tree Farm Wins Contest, Has Trees at White House

12-2-13
Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm in White Township won the best tree in New Jersey and was the grand champion in the 2013 nation Christmas tree contest.

More than 51,000 online bet accounts made in N J

12-2-13
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The rush to get online and gamble in New Jersey is increasing. More than 14,000 new online gambling accounts were created with Atlantic City casinos since Friday, bringing the total to more than 51,000 since a trial ...
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Best Buy Expects More Cyber Monday Shoppers Than Last Year

12-2-13
BestBuy.com President Scott Durchslag said that the company will have new waves of fresh Cyber Monday deals throughout the week.

Cognizant planning to add 10,000 jobs over 3 years

12-2-13
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A major information and technology company is relocating its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years. Cognizant is headquartered in Teaneck, New ...

Hope Creek nuclear plant goes offline

12-2-13
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Hope Creek nuclear plant in southern New Jersey is offline after high moisture was found in the steam that spins the plant's turbine. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all safety systems ...

Glass exit portals: Security to leave the airport

12-1-13
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Futuristic unmanned portals have replaced officers at the security exits of two small Northeast airports and added a few seconds in a bulletproof glass pod to the tail end of every passenger's trip. The exits at the Syracuse, ...

Company: Crew in ferry crash passed alcohol test

11-30-13
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The three crew members of a ferry boat that hit a pier in Jersey City pier passed alcohol tests that were administered shortly after the accident occurred. Pat Smith, a spokesman for ferry operator New York Waterway, told ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices rise sharply

11-30-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply 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 $3.27, up 8 cents from last week. But that's still ...