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$1M Powerball ticket set to expire

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in ...

Toll-free days set for Atlantic City Expressway

9-26-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October. The Atlantic City Alliance will announce details on Monday. Alliance spokesman Jeff Guaracino tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Fatality near NY-New Jersey bridge snarls traffic

9-26-14
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. (AP) — A fatal crash on a New Jersey interstate near the busy George Washington Bridge has left a truck driver dead and another motorist injured. State police say 58-year-old Thomas Andrews of Keyport crashed into the median ...
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Three NJ Health Groups Get Medicare Bonuses

9-25-14
Three Accountable Care Organizations in New Jersey met their goals of improving patient care while saving money and received bonuses from Medicare.

NY casino panel begins deliberations on sites

9-25-14
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel tasked with reviewing applications for casino licenses in upstate New York is beginning its deliberations following three days of public hearings on the 16 different proposals. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board ...

Christie pension commission warns of shortfalls

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unfunded health benefit and pension liabilities threaten to put a $90 billion drain on the state's future budgets. That's according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the panel convened by Gov. Chris ...

La company has $18M Navy dredging contract in NJ

9-25-14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pentagon says a southeast Louisiana company has an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington is to dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook ...

Steak shop owner sentencing postponed

9-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sentencing has been postponed for a Trenton sandwich shop owner who compared himself to Boss Tweed for his role in a bribery scheme that brought down the city's mayor. Joseph "JoJo" Giorgianni pleaded guilty last year in the ...
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Transportation Committee Hears Proposals to Solve Transportation Trust Fund Crisis

9-24-14
The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing to look for a sustainable long-term plan for the depleted Transportation Trust Fund.
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PATH Riders Frustrated with Service Interruptions, Fare Hike

9-24-14
Those riding PATH trains say the latest service interruption was an inconvenience and it comes right before a fare increase.