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Bayer: FDA will speed review of 2 respiratory meds

11-24-14
WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Two medicines Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is testing for respiratory disorders will get priority review by U.S. regulators and other benefits under a 2012 program to boost development of new antibiotics. Bayer ...
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Proposed Casinos Raise Concerns

11-24-14
New Jersey officials and advocates are clashing with New York over proposed casinos and how planned casinos can cause an environmental risk.
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Learning Lab Offers High-Tech Job Training

11-24-14
Festo opened a learning lab in Eatontown that offers high-tech job training.
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AAA Regional Director: People May Shift When They Travel This Thanksgiving

11-24-14
New Jersey AAA Regional Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations Cathleen Lewis says that if the weather around Thanksgiving is bad, a shift in when people are traveling may be seen.

Atlantic City casino profits up in 3rd quarter

11-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino industry saw its operating profits rise in this year's third quarter, helped by Internet gambling money and the absence of large losses racked up last year by weaker casinos. The casinos reported a ...

Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

11-24-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

11-24-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug ...

Pala tribe OK’d to launch Internet gambling in NJ

11-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week. The Pala Band of Mission Indians received permission over the weekend from New Jersey gambling ...

New Jersey racetrack plans fantasy sports betting

11-22-14
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack says it will soon offer fantasy sports betting. Monmouth Park officials announced their plans in a statement Saturday. It came one day after a federal judge ruled the state can't partially lift a ...

Taj Mahal offers to restore workers’ health care

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. Trump Entertainment Resorts says it has offered to restore ...