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Bally’s fined $17,500 in underage drinking case

2-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An Atlantic City casino will pay $17,500 for letting two teenagers drink so much one night last summer that an ambulance had to be called for one of them. The state Gaming Enforcement Division imposed the fine on Bally's ...

Atlantic City Boat Show to open

2-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Organizers are optimistic as the Atlantic City Boat Show prepares to open. Officials are expecting an increase of 15 percent in attendance over the 32,000 who visited the show last year. Show manager Jon Pritko tells ...

Christie to speak at Chicago economic club Feb. 11

2-3-14
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is take questions next week at a prestigious Chicago economic group meeting during a fundraising trip to Illinois. Group representatives told The Associated Press about the trip Monday. Christie is to speak to the ...

NJ OKs Wynn for online gambling deal with Caesars

2-3-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — He's been approved to conduct Internet gambling in New Jersey, but casino magnate Steve Wynn isn't sure he'll actually do it. New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement granted Wynn Interactive authority last month to ...

Canada approves Merck grass allergy immunotherapy

2-3-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. says it's won its first approval for its new immunotherapy tablet for grass allergies, from regulators in Canada. The drug, called Grastek, gradually reduced allergic reactions to grass pollen, by ...

Christie: I understand Sandy victims’ frustration

2-3-14
KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he understands the frustration of Superstorm Sandy victims who still have not gotten their homes or their lives back together 15 months after the storm. The governor met with a few storm-impacted ...

NFL, transit agency review Super Bowl rail logjam

2-3-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey Transit is defending the agency's response to a huge bottleneck that left thousands of fans waiting for trains for hours after the Super Bowl. More than 30,000 people rode trains between MetLife ...

Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

2-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn't much shock ...

NJ Transit: Congestion easing at MetLife Stadium

2-2-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says passenger congestion at the rail station for MetLife Stadium has thinned significantly as Super Bowl fans continue to head home from the big game. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. says 28,000 ...

Hoosier’s software managed Super Bowl volunteers

2-2-14
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A central Indiana woman says the wide geographic range of Super Bowl XLVIII activities and high levels of security have made volunteer management more challenging for this year's game. Florence May of McCordsville led a command ...