The Season

American Dream mall rises as retail struggles

Oct 21, 2019
Can an indoor amusement park and ski hill hold off the death spiral that's dragging other malls under?
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Atlantic City benefits from early wager on legal sports betting

Jul 29, 2019
Total gaming revenue at Atlantic City’s casinos is up about 20% on last year, but the city is now starting competition from neighboring states.
Bruce DeFino came from Long Island to place sports bets in Atlantic City.
Miles Bryan

Fixing infrastructure: short-term pain, long-term gain

Aug 20, 2018
Crucial upgrades to the busy Route 495 bridge leading to the Lincoln Tunnel in New Jersey will snarl traffic.
Cars drive toward the Lincoln Tunnel on July 30 in New York City.
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Short-term rentals spur businesses around new services for visitors

Apr 2, 2018
As more and more vacationers book private residences for trips, using sites like Airbnb or HomeAway, there’s no front desk to call when they need something. So online concierge services and other support businesses are springing up in response. The…

New leaders want to add their states to carbon trading program

Nov 9, 2017
As the United Nations climate change talks continue in Germany, the U.S. could see an increase in commitments to the cause — from states, not federal programs. The governors-elect of Virginia and New Jersey want to add their states to…
The Weak Link: The state of infrastructure

U.S. is locked in to an aging highway system

Jun 15, 2015
Even after rehab, New Jersey's Pulaski Skyway will be functionally obsolete.

The rise and fall... and rise and fall of Atlantic City

Sep 8, 2014
History repeats itself in the city's fall from big business to financial hardship.

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Who sues police departments the most? Police officers

Jun 20, 2014
In New Jersey, millions are spent each year on lawsuits involving police.

Meet New Jersey’s tobacco bonds

Jun 18, 2014
Why a deal to cash out their tobacco settlement might cost New Jersey

Campaigns versus coding

May 19, 2014
Dave Cole is a computer programmer running for U.S. Congress.

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