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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza for gambling industries and sports leagues. It promises a new roster of worries for experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling. Much of the apprehension relates to the prospect of myriad forms of online sports betting — accessible … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

TRENTON, N.J. | FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming tactics” to block cheaper copycat versions. The Food and Drug Administration’s new webpage names the makers of more than 50 brand-name drugs, many carrying five- or six-figure annual price tags, who are under scrutiny. The … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing multiple people, officials said. The crash left the bus lying on its side on the guardrail of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, its … Continue reading MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The anticipation of legal sports gambling throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in a market worth billions. Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer bets in person and online after the … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus and dump truck collided on a New Jersey highway Thursday, injuring multiple people, according to police. The school bus was on its side on the median of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive with its front end sheared off. The front end of the bus appeared to be … Continue reading MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: Miss America picks women for leadership spots

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal in which male officials were caught making vulgar and insulting comments about past winners of the beauty pageant. The organization tells The Associated Press it is appointing Regina Hopper as president and CEO … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: Miss America picks women for leadership spots