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JetBlue suspends operations at NY, Boston airports

1-6-14
BOSTON (AP) — JetBlue is scaling back operations at three New York-area airports and at Boston's Logan International Airport in an effort to catch up with dozens of weather-related delays and cancellations. The airline announced Monday that ...

Pinelands staff recommends pipeline approval

1-6-14
PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The staff of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission recommends that the agency approve a hotly debated plan to build a natural gas pipeline through the protected Pinelands region. The pipeline would bring natural gas to ...

Officials: Bald eagles unruffled by PSE&G project

1-6-14
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — A major project by Public Service Electric & Gas in New Jersey has had minimal impact on the local bald eagle population. That's the conclusion of volunteer observers and government officials who've been monitoring PSE&G's ...

Smoke shop name drawing ire of NJ residents

1-6-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Some northern New Jersey residents are fuming over a new smoke shop that's about to open in their neighborhood. It's not the bongs and other paraphernalia that have them fuming. It's the name: Fu King Smoke Shop. Picture ...

NJ works to curb sex trafficking before Super Bowl

1-6-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey law enforcement agents are intensifying efforts to combat sex trafficking ahead of the Super Bowl. Officials are training legions of law enforcement personnel, hospitality workers, high school students and ...

Flights resume at JFK after plane slid off runway

1-5-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Flights have resumed at New York City's Kennedy airport two hours after a plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway. No injuries were reported after Delta Connection 4100 landed shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. The ...

Calkins Media co-owner Smith dies at 74

1-4-14
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Calkins Media co-owner Carolyn Calkins Smith has died after a long battle with cancer. She was 74. Smith was a reporter and copy editor before taking an ownership role in the company that owns six newspapers and three ...

The Press of Atlantic City names new top editor

1-4-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Press of Atlantic City has tapped a veteran newspaper executive to be its top editor. Publisher Mark Blum announced Friday that Kris Worrell will start Jan. 27 as the newspaper's executive editor ...

NJ trial set in unusual white-collar mob case

1-4-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Defense lawyers in a mob trial opening this week in federal court in New Jersey expect to argue that it's not a mob trial at all. Government prosecutors say seven men conspired to take over a Texas-based mortgage company, use it ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices rise slightly

1-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing slightly higher 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 $3.34, up 3 cents from last week. That's also nearly ...