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Some Shore Businesses Remain Open Year Round, Despite Unofficial End to Summer

9-9-15
As Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer, the unofficial start of the local summer at the Jersey Shore begins as stream of summer tourists slow down.

PATH Receives $250 Million to Fix Stations and Prevent Future Damage

9-8-15
The Port Authority of NY/NJ received $250 million to fix and fortify the PATH system against future flooding.

One Million New Jerseyans Are Estimated to Have Traveled Labor Day Weekend

9-7-15
AAA estimated that about one million New Jerseyans traveled by car this Labor Day weekend.

Calls For Action, Not Just Talk, to Save Business in New Jersey

9-2-15
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is planning a two day summit in Atlantic City to discuss the problems plaguing New Jersey businesses and what they can do to fix them. Legislators, community members, unions and not-for-profits will be in attendance.

William Paterson Business School Dean: Oil and Gas Prices Affected by Volatility in Stock Market

9-2-15
The dean of William Paterson University's College of Business Siamack Shojai says that many factors play a part in determining the price of oil. Depending on supply and demand and what is occurring at the stock market can effect oil prices.

Department of Labor Clarifies Fair Labor Standards Act

8-31-15
New guidelines from the Department of Labor could change the way businesses determine whether workers are independent contractors or employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Atlantic City Mayor Guardian Discusses PILOT Plan

8-27-15
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian spoke with NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz about the Atlantic City PILOT Program.

Travel Restrictions to Cuba to be Eased by End of Year

8-26-15
Despite a rocky past with the US, Cuba is now a sought after travel destination. Congress still has a travel embargo, however by the end of the year the White House plans to ease restrictions and allow scheduled commercial flights to Cuba.

SBA Regional Administrator: STEP Program Assists Small Businesses in Exporting

8-26-15
SBA Regional Administrator Kellie LeDet says that the Small Business Administration's State Trade and Export Promotion assist small businesses in exporting and grow their dollar value.

A&P Plans to Shut Down Stores, Leaving Many Employees With Uncertainty

8-25-15
A&P has issued layoffs notices to employees in 93 stores around New Jersey. Some stores are slated to close next month, with many more to close by Thanksgiving -- leaving employees without a job and uncertainty.