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  • New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    The state Department of Environmental Protection asked the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for an injunction to block the research, which is strenuously opposed by environmental, fishing and other groups. A federal judge denied New Jersey's request to block the research earlier this week.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 10- After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.

  • Mayor: Atlantic City shift from gambling painful Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Top New Jersey officials may be moving toward letting voters decide whether to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City a few years earlier than expected. Mayor Don Guardian says Atlantic City is in the midst of a painful switch from a gambling-centric resort to one where betting is only one of many things to do.

  • YOUR MONEY -When airport clubs are worth the money Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    July 10- When you fly several times a month, as Gabriella Ribeiro Truman does, finding a comfortable place to wait for a flight and grab a snack can make traveling a lot more enjoyable.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 10- More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities"- with more than 10 million inhabitants- being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations report on Thursday.

  • *Lumber Liquidators tumbles after revised outlook. NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. stocks pulled well off session lows but were still falling on Thursday as concerns about the financial health of Portugal's top listed bank gave investors a reason to cash in recent gains.

  • How states fared on unemployment benefit claims Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. That's not far from a reading of 298,000 two months ago, which was the lowest since 2007, before the Great Recession began. California: Down 7,294, due to layoffs in the service industry.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 10- More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities"- with more than 10 million inhabitants- being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations report on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after the health of Portugal's top listed bank was questioned, bringing back to markets the specter of a weakened Europe. With U.S. stocks near record highs, the slide in Europe translated into broad selling on Wall Street.

  • Firm to get $260M in aid to build plant in Camden Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey officials on Thursday approved tax incentives worth $260 million over 10 years for a company to bring 395 jobs— many of them in manufacturing— to Camden, a city in dire need of employment options.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 10- After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.

  • RGA raises $26.6M in 2Q on Christie's watch Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— The investigations into New Jersey Gov. The Republican Governors Association will report Thursday that it raised a record-breaking $26.6 million in the second quarter of 2014 under Christie's leadership.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- A federal judge on Wednesday rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers' request to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit accusing the auditor of providing bad accounting advice that contributed to the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- Bookstore chain Barnes& Noble Inc has pledged to make its stores friendly to nursing mothers as part of a settlement with New York State after a woman who was breastfeeding was asked to cover herself or leave one of its locations.

  • Developer pitches $4.6B Jersey City casino Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey lawmakers say a venture capitalist wants to build a $4.6 billion casino in Jersey City, a move that would be possible only if the state would make a major policy change and allow casinos outside of Atlantic City. Fineman, who is based in Boston, did not immediately return a call to The Associated Press.

  • Firm seeks $260M in incentives for Camden project Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— A company that makes components for power plants is seeking a $260 million, 10- year New Jersey tax incentive to do business in Camden in a deal that would be the third-most lucrative business incentive package ever from New Jersey's state government.

  • Celgene says Otezla falls short in added use study Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:25 AM ET

    SUMMIT, N.J.— Shares of Celgene Corp. slipped in premarket trading Wednesday after the drugmaker said its psoriatic arthritis treatment Otezla missed the main goal of a late-stage study exploring an additional use. Celgene said it planned to start another late-stage study after it does more data analysis.

  • US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key— but complex— financial decisions, including choosing among various loans or analyzing invoices and pay slips.

  • NJ Transit approves budget that keeps fares flat Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— New Jersey Transit has approved a budget that includes no fare hikes for the fifth consecutive year. NJ Transit's board also approved a $1.2 billion capital program that includes $180 million for infrastructure improvements.

  • Cleanup from deadly storm starts in Eastern states Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:25 AM ET

    SMITHFIELD, N.Y.— Residents in a number of Eastern states were cleaning up Wednesday, a day after being hit by severe storms, including a tornado in central New York that killed four and left survivors to pick through the debris from homes battered by winds of at least 100 mph.