Business & Economy

Ruling postponed in New Jersey sports betting case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey will have to wait a bit longer for a judge's ruling on the state's efforts to allow legal sports gambling. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp was to have published an opinion on Monday. But ...

APNewsBreak: Casino workers to protest Taj demands

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main casino workers' union in Atlantic City plans to block traffic in a demonstration Wednesday to protest efforts by the owners of the Taj Mahal casino to eliminate workers' pensions and health care. Local 54 of the ...

Huge crane arrives at NY’s Tappan Zee project

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — One of the world's largest floating cranes has arrived at the Tappan (TAP'-uhn) Zee Bridge construction site. The mammoth blue and white crane bearing two American flags arrived on a barge Monday after traveling up the Hudson ...

Wal-Mart plans 1-stop health coverage shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is taking its one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world's largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare ...

Becton Dickinson buys Carefusion for $12.2 billion

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey medical equipment maker Becton Dickinson and Co. says it will pay $12.2 billion for rival Carefusion in a combination focused on medication systems for hospitals and pharmacies. The companies announced Sunday ...

95 percent off? Revel discount is such a deal!

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Toronto-based asset management firm won a bankruptcy auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel by bidding 5 cents on the dollar for Atlantic City's newest casino. Revel cost $2.4 billion to build, but Brookfield Asset ...

Showdown expected at Revel sale hearing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The losing bidder in a bankruptcy court auction for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel isn't read to fold just yet. Revel's management chose Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management as the winner with a $110 ...

Ebola ruled out as cause of air traveler’s illness

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal health officials say Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of illness for a man who had traveled in West Africa and became sick on a flight from Brussels to the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.15, down 2 cents from last week. That's also lower than ...

SEPTA, rail union to resume talks Monday

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia transit officials say there won't be another rail strike for at least four months. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it will request federal intervention if it can't reach a deal with ...