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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Deadline looms for casinos’ sports bet plans before football

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — Time is running out for some gambling companies that plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement has directed the Atlantic City casinos to get their sports betting applications in by the end of the day on Monday. This also … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Deadline looms for casinos’ sports bet plans before football

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Hard Rock, Bet365 plan sports betting in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J — Hard Rock has signed a deal with a British online gambling company to offer sports betting as soon as the arrangement is approved by New Jersey gambling regulators. The global hospitality and gambling company owned by Florida’s Seminole Indian tribe has signed a deal with Bet365 to offer sports betting at … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Hard Rock, Bet365 plan sports betting in New Jersey

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. | Traffic ‘nightmare’ for New York-bound motorists, but when?

WEEHAWKEN, N.J.  — With a lengthy highway construction project looming that could turn one of the Northeast’s worst traffic bottlenecks into the stuff of post-apocalyptic fiction, local officials whose towns could be overrun by frustrated motorists say they’re still in the dark on some aspects of the plan. When lanes will be closed on the … Continue reading WEEHAWKEN, N.J. | Traffic ‘nightmare’ for New York-bound motorists, but when?

TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

TRENTON, N.J. — A trailblazing nonprofit group set up to boost coverage of local news in New Jersey just got $5 million in the state’s new budget. It’s part of the $37.4 billion spending plan signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. But advocates see it as an important and innovative way to use public money … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. | Trump delaying NAFTA deal until after midterm elections

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.— President Donald Trump says he’s delaying signing a revised version of the North American Free Trade Agreement until after the midterms in hopes of reaching a better deal. Trump says in a Fox News interview that aired Sunday that he could quickly sign an agreement with Mexico and Canada, “but I’m not … Continue reading BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. | Trump delaying NAFTA deal until after midterm elections

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J | Trump asserts he didn’t push House GOP on immigration

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is claiming he never pushed House Republicans to vote for immigration bills that failed last week, his latest display of whiplash on the legislation. Trump tweets from his New Jersey golf club he didn’t press GOP lawmakers to support the plans because it wouldn’t have cleared the … Continue reading BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J | Trump asserts he didn’t push House GOP on immigration

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J | Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil production

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will increase oil production, “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” in response to turmoil in Iran and Venezuela. Saudi Arabia acknowledged the call took place, but mentioned no production targets. Trump wrote on … Continue reading BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J | Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil production