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Atlantic City struggles to reboot after Sandy

Nov 1, 2012
In Atlantic City on the New Jersey shore, the casinos remain closed and are estimated to be losing $5 million a day. Residents are still coping with the aftermath of the storm -- digging out, rebuilding, and waiting to get back online.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, natural disasters

Rebuilding after Sandy in an age of austerity

Nov 1, 2012
All the state governments in the path of Sandy say they’re going to rebuild infrastructure. In this age of budget austerity, where will the money come from?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, austerity

More than flipping a switch: Power companies fight outages

Oct 31, 2012
Electricity is coming back for those who lost power because of Sandy. Two days after the storm, about six million people on the East Coast are still in the dark, down from a high of eight and a half million.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, natural disasters, new jersey

Online gambling for Atlantic City?

Mar 3, 2011
Today, Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether to allow New Jersey residents to gamble online. Something that's illegal on the federal level, but...
Posted In: business, gambling, government, Law, new jersey

States pushing online gambling

Mar 2, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that New Jersey seems to be the first state to make a major effort to legalize online gambling as a means of...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gambling, government, Law, new jersey

Consumer spending picks up... private hiring does not.

Oct 6, 2010
Bad news: This morning, a private payroll service said U-S companies unexpectedly decreased their workforces last month by 39,000 people. Good...
Posted In: apple, Boston Red Sox, John Henry, Liverpool, Microsoft, mid-day update, new jersey, rail tunnel, retail sales, soccer, state budgets

MID-DAY UPDATE: New unemployment claims rise to half a million...

Aug 19, 2010
... some of that is returning troops from Iraq Intel is buying McAfee! Oil discovered off coast of Mozambique -- a mixed blessing? First ever se...
Posted In: Chesapeake Bay, commercial fishing, Intel, Iraq, Maryland, McAfee, mid-day update, Mozambique, new jersey, Oil, oyster farming, Sears, securities fraud, Unemployment, Virginia

No extra exposure in Asbury Park, N.J.

Jul 9, 2010
The Asbury Park City Council put the kibosh on a proposal to make Asbury Park a topless beach. MTV's "Jersey Shores" suggests that orange is the ...
Posted In: new jersey, nude sunbathing, tanning

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