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Belmar Works to Update Redevelopment Plan

4-8-14
Belmar residents and business owners make up the new Redevelopment Advisory Committee to update the municipality.
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Some Argue College Athletes Should be Paid

4-8-14
With the amount of money made from college sports, some say the student athletes should be allowed to unionize and get paid for their time and talent.

Firm appeals denial of wind farm off Atlantic City

4-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is appealing the state's rejection of its plan to build a wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City. Fishermen's Energy filed an appeal Monday with the state Board of Public Utilities, saying the ...

NJ Transit to conduct top-to-bottom safety review

4-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is taking a hard look at safety, in the wake of the recent crash of a commuter train in New York City. The agency on Tuesday approved spending just under a half-million dollars on an outside consultant to ...

After scandal, poker tourney gets high-tech chips

4-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A cheating scandal at a New Jersey casino poker tournament has led to new security measures, including high-tech chips. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City tells The Associated Press it is using new chips for ...

NTSB: Captain’s error led to 2013 NYC ferry crash

4-8-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators say a captain's error led to a ferry crash that injured 80 people last year in Lower Manhattan. National Transportation Safety Board investigators released the findings of the Jan. 9, 2013, crash on Tuesday. ...
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Barnegat Bay Has Big Impact on NJ Economy

4-7-14
The waters of Barnegat Bay generate as much as $6 billion per year for New Jersey in activities such as fishing, crabbing and boating.

$12.5M price tag for former Claridge casino sale

4-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally's Atlantic City has revealed how much a buyer paid for the former Claridge casino hotel in Atlantic City. In a filing with state casino regulators made public Monday, Bally's says TJM Properties paid $12.5 million ...

Opposition briefs filed in LG tower height case

4-7-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Several conservation groups have filed legal briefs in the fight over a planned electronics company building along the Palisades by the Hudson River. The New Jersey Conservation Foundation says about a dozen environmental and ...

Atlantic City casino earnings fell 35 pct in 2013

4-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos saw their earnings decline by nearly 35 percent last year, despite a late boost from Internet gambling revenue. The 12 casinos that operated in 2013 (the Atlantic Club shut down in January of 2014) ...