Business & Economy

Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company says it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won't close by the end of the year, but says it will ...

Bankruptcy hearing in Trump name fight postponed

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys have postponed a Delaware bankruptcy court hearing over Donald Trump's fight to remove his name from a struggling New Jersey casino. Trump is suing Trump Entertainment Resorts in New Jersey state court, demanding that ...

Union defends trying to dissuade Taj Mahal patrons

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The union battling Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal is defending its right to contact the casino's customers and urge them to take their business elsewhere during a nasty labor dispute. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union ...

Caesar’s CEO hails center; casinos’ fate cloudy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of Caesars Entertainment says a new $125 million meeting center his company is building will help define Atlantic City's future, even as he pointedly refused to say whether his company is done closing casinos ...

Ski goggle maker moving out of central Idaho

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — A central Idaho company whose founder invented the double-lensed, vented ski goggle that is now the industry standard is moving operations and 85 jobs out of the resort town of Ketchum. Smith Optics announced Monday that its ...

Christie says he’s tired of minimum wage talk

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he's tired of hearing about the minimum wage. Christie told an audience in Washington on Tuesday that he doesn't think parents sit around their kitchen tables hoping their children make a higher minimum ...

Indictment: Ex-CEO filed false federal tax returns

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former head of a New Jersey firm that provided pharmacy dispensing services has been indicted on charges of filing false federal income tax returns. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 67-year-old Gary Sekulski, of ...

Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA have made another court filing in their efforts to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. The order to show cause was filed Tuesday in federal court in ...

Hearing set for Trump casino name lawsuit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hearing is set for Thursday in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City's struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name. The Trumps are ...

EU antitrust watchdog eyes DuPont, Honeywell

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Regulators in Europe say an agreement between DuPont and Honeywell to develop automobile refrigerant may be violating antitrust rules. The U.S. companies entered into a partnership in 2010 to develop the refrigerant after new ...