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Rutgers Ditches Dining Trays

Not offering trays in dining halls saves money and cuts down on wasted food.

Rules for Drone Use in New Jersey

Drones are gaining popularity nationwide. In New Jersey, there is not much legal precedent for guidance.

NJ’s Christmas Tree Farms Unboughed by Small Acreage, Decline in Numbers

Choose-and-cut operations branch out by offering hayrides, bonfires and other winter fun.

Forbes Moves Across the Hudson to Jersey City

The Forbes Media headquarters has moved to Jersey City, after operating in New York for 97 years. Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes sat down with NJTV News Senior Correspondent Mike Schneider to discuss the move and the climate in New Jersey and the nation.

Taj Mahal to Stay Open

Although a deal between casino workers and Carl Icahn fell through, the billionaire says he will provide up to $20 million to keep the Taj Mahal open.

New Jersey unemployment rate shrinks as state gains jobs in November

The state Department of Labor says New Jersey gained 6,700 jobs in November and unemployment dropped 0.2 percent.

New Study Contradicts Christie’s Claim That Pension Payouts Are Excessive

Using different criteria, a report finds New Jersey’s health and retirements benefits for public employees are less generous than plans in most other states.

NY OKs Three Casinos Far from North Jersey

The New York State Gaming Commission accepted three casinos, none closer than two hours from North Jersey. It rejected one proposed for Sterling Forest, which is a few minutes over the New Jersey border.

In Atlantic City, Hope Steps Up to the Table

Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful that Atlantic City can recover from its financial troubles, with help from the state.

Port Authority Chairman Promises Greater Transparency

Port Authority Chairman John Degnan discussed high overtime costs at the agency, the George Washington Bridge scandal and increasing transparency to the public.