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Commission: Can’t force casinos to stay open 4 mos

8-11-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Casino Control Commission says it can't force the owners of two casinos threatened with closure to stay open another four months while new buyers are sought. Three Atlantic City-area state lawmakers last ...

Deal inked for World Trade Center Wi-Fi

8-11-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say commuters and visitors at the World Trade Center will be able to take advantage of free WiFi. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced an agreement with Boingo Wireless on Monday. In May, the board ...

Christie OKs $1.3B in water plant protection

8-11-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's critical water and sewer plants will get nearly $1.3 billion in upgrades and storm protection measures under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Chris Christie. The governor authorized $1.28 billion for improvements ...

Codfish numbers at key fishery hits all-time low

8-10-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low. National Marine Fisheries Service scientists say the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is estimated at ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

8-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply lower 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 $3.36, down 7 cents from last week. That's also lower ...

Christie vetoes sports betting bill in New Jersey

8-8-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would have paved the way for sports wagering at New Jersey's casinos and racetracks. Christie on Friday rejected a bill that would have pushed New Jersey to circumvent a federal ...

Ban is sought on Hudson River helicopter tours

8-8-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Tourists who want a bird's-eye view of the New York City skyline might be out of luck. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey joined local officials Friday to call for a ban of tourist helicopter flights on both sides of the ...
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Newark Mayor Not Discouraged By Budget Shortfall

8-7-14
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is working through a budget shortfall for the city and says there are many opportunities to raise revenue.
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Cyber Security Expert: Users Should Have Unique Passwords for Every Online Account

8-7-14
Kroll Cyber Security Managing Director Tim Ryan says people who use the same username and password for multiple online accounts should change all of their passwords to unique ones for every account.
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Evesham Plaza is Retail Dead Zone

8-7-14
The Tri-Towne Plaza along Route 70 in Evesham is a retail dead zone in need of redevelopment.