Business & Economy

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tablet for gradually reducing hay fever allergy symptoms, an alternative to uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots. Oralair, a tablet that dissolves quickly under the ...

Sussex County dairy spared from development

ANDOVER, N.J. (AP) — State officials have agreed to preserve a 260-acre former dairy farm in Sussex County from development. Some $5.8 million will be spent to spare the rolling hills and green fields of Francisco Farm in Andover that was targeted ...

Just 4 of Flight 3407 lawsuits remain unsettled

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — All but one federal lawsuit filed after the crash of Continental Flight 3407 that killed 50 people have now been settled. Lawyers in the remaining case are due in federal court in Buffalo Wednesday morning. A status conference ...

Legislators Question State Treasurer About Budget Numbers

Democrats are skeptical about projections from Gov. Christie regarding the state's revenues.

Sen. Sarlo: Senate Budget Committee Hearing Was Frustrating

Budget and Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Paul Sarlo says the Senate Committee Budget Hearing was frustrating because Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff did not have answers for all the legislators' questions.

Watch Senate Budget Committee Hearings

Watch the Senate Budget Committee hearings, scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

United launches first Atlantic City flights

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A new era has begun for Atlantic City International Airport. United Airlines launched its first direct service from Chicago and Houston to the southern New Jersey airport on Tuesday, complete with water cannons to ...

Internet gambling no jackpot for NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first few months of Internet gambling have been a bust for New Jersey. Online gaming is now projected to generate about $12 million during its first seven months. That's a far cry from the $180 million Gov. Chris Christie's ...

NJ bar closes _ again _ victimized twice by Sandy

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey shore restaurant destroyed by Superstorm Sandy encouraged residents of Union Beach last year when its owner moved it a few blocks inland for the first summer after the storm. But Jakeabob's Bay won't live to see ...

J&J accepts $4B Carlyle offer for diagnostics unit

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says it has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm The Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business. J&J says the deal for the blood-testing unit should close ...