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  • MADISON, N.J. _ Quest Diagnostics Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $193 million. Quest Diagnostics expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.62 to $5.72 per share, with revenue in the range of $7.69 billion to $7.74 billion. Quest Diagnostics shares have increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500...

  • CLINTON, N.J. _ Unity Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $3.4 million. Unity Bancorp shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Unity Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • AMSTERDAM, July 25- Netherlands- based drinks bottler Refresco has agreed to buy the bottling activities of Canada- based Cott Corp for $1.25 billion, giving a big boost to its business in the United States, the world's largest soft drinks market. Cott will add 29 production sites to Refresco's network, with 19 in the United States, four in Canada, one in Mexico and...

  • NEW YORK, July 24- Wells Fargo& Co has asked judges in New York and New Jersey to require a lawyer representing a former employee to immediately return reams of client information the bank mistakenly sent to the attorney, a bank spokeswoman said on Monday. In response to a New Jersey court case involving a dispute between ex-Wells Fargo employee Gary Sinderbrand...

  • PENNSAUKEN, N.J. _ J&J Snack Foods Corp. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $25.3 million. J&J Snack Foods shares have increased 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: J&J Snack Foods, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, July 24- A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday. "And while the risk that federal policy could trigger a recession has eased, the potential for a...

  • The state agency reports its ports in Savannah and Brunswick handled 33.4 million tons of total imports and exports in the fiscal year that ended June 30. Savannah is the nation's fourth-busiest container port, behind only the ports of New York- New Jersey, Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. The big numbers come after the Panama Canal finished a major...

  • New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and California top the list of states where taxpayers get the biggest deductions. Proposals by House Republican leaders and President Donald Trump would repeal the tax break as part of their packages to overhaul the American tax code. The standoff illustrates how hard it is for Congress to eliminate any popular tax break, even...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Scott Blumstein's path to winning more than $8.1 million as the World Series of Poker champion started in the online poker rooms of New Jersey. While internet gambling has helped Atlantic City's beleaguered casino industry begin to recover, Blumstein credited his online experience with helping him win the biggest prize in poker after he...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey Gov. The Republican issued a conditional veto on Friday of the law passed by the Democrat-led Legislature that would have increased the eligibility period for family leave insurance from six to 12 weeks. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, who sponsored the measure, said that he isn't surprised Christie vetoed the bill, but said...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday. Among the new set of assets Kushner disclosed, which could be worth as much as $51 million, he reported...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday. Among the new set of assets Kushner disclosed, which could be worth as much as $51 million, he reported...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday. Among the new set of assets Kushner disclosed, which could be worth as much as $51 million, he reported...

  • Chris Christie signed a law Friday making New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21.. Hawaii and California are the only other states where the smoking age is 21. A bill raising the age in Maine from 18 to 21 is awaiting Republican Gov.

  • Chris Christie, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, is urging him and Congress not to ban internet gambling in the United States. Christie, a fellow Republican, signed a bill Friday calling on Trump, a former Atlantic City casino owner, and Congress not to enact a nationwide ban on internet gambling. The bill passed by the New Jersey Legislature and...

  • CRANBURY, N.J. _ 1st Constitution Bancorp on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.9 million. 1st Constitution Bancorp shares have declined 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: 1st Constitution Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. _ Honeywell International Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.39 billion. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.77 per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.83 billion.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A foreman at a major container ship facility in New Jersey is accused of getting co-workers to file fake timesheets so he could collect over $500,000 a year, spending time on his yacht, traveling to Aruba and going to movies instead of showing up to work. Federal prosecutors contend Paul Moe, Sr., of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, failed to appear on a daily...

  • WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. _ Parke Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $3.7 million. The holding company for Parke Bank posted revenue of $12.4 million in the period. Parke Bancorp shares have increased 21 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Transportation officials on Thursday approved a revised $4 billion plan from Delta Air Lines to renovate its terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport after Goldman, Sachs& Co, a financial partner in the project, exited the deal. Delta now plans to pay for nearly the entire project by itself, although the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...