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Toys R Us appoints three senior VPs

Toys R Us, Inc., announced Tuesday that it has appointed three senior vice presidents to its corporate leadership team as part of its “TRU Transformation” strategy to position itself for long-term growth. Read More »»

Princeton once again nation's best college, according to U.S. News rankings

For the second year in a row, Princeton is the top university in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the nation's top colleges. Five other New Jersey schools made the top 150 on the list. Read More »»

Rutgers gets $10M gift to support the fight against cancer

Rutgers University announced Tuesday that its foundation has received a $10 million anonymous pledge intended to help fight “rare and virulent” cancers that cannot be treated with standard regimens. Read More »»

Christie stays mum on sports betting details

After years of failed attempts, both at the federal and state levels, proponents of sports wagering in New Jersey received a huge boost Monday after Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced that the governor had issued a “combined statewide directive” along with the acting state attorney general that would allow casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets without fear of prosecution. Read More »»

Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy; Taj Mahal could close in November

Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, and its struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is expected to close in mid-November if it does not get its financial house in order. Read More »»

Rutgers begins to distance itself from Ray Rice; Christie, Obama speak out on incident

Rutgers began to distance itself against Ray Rice — arguably the school's greatest football player — soon after video showing the NFL player knocking out his then-fiancee with a vicious punch surfaced Monday. Read More »»

Christie hosts Atlantic City summit: 'We have work to do'

From a conference room at the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority with a window view of the Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino rumored to potentially be the fifth to close this year, Gov. Chris Christie hosted a summit Monday on the city's future with state and local government and business leaders. Read More »»

N.J. Business & Industry Association names new president

Michele Siekerka, a deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, has been named president of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. Read More »»

N.J. groups get $1.9M from federal government to provide navigators for ACA sign-ups

The federal government announced Monday it has awarded $1.9 million to New Jersey organizations to provide navigators that would help individuals sign up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act. They would take effect in time for the open enrollment period for 2015 plans that begins Nov. 15 Read More »»

Prime-time games become prime opportunities

For the Scarlet Knights, being in the Big Ten means being in prime time. Read More »»

Economic impact of The Miss America Pageant is a reminder of what Atlantic City has been, can be

The timing couldn't be any better. What's the perfect event to have after the seeming implosion of your top industry makes national news: How about the iconic Miss America pageant? Read More »»

Ready for Big Ten's booming business

New Brunswick already seeing financial impact

Brian Karluk knew Rutgers University's move to the Big Ten conference would bring an economic boost to New Brunswick. But he didn't understand just how much until a few months ago, when his restaurant started getting calls from Penn State fans. Read More »»

New Jersey hospital group providing counselors to help A.C. casino workers sign up for Obamacare

The New Jersey Hospital Association is providing its specially trained counselors to help laid-off Atlantic City casino employees sign up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. The Showboat and Revel casinos closed early this month, laying off an estimated 4,000 employees, and that number is estimated to rise to 6,000 when the Trump Plaza closes Sept. 16. Read More »»

Hertz CEO out; impact on move to Florida unclear

Mark Frissora is out as chairman and CEO of Hertz, the Park Ridge-based Fortune 500 company announced Monday morning. Read More »»

Christie travels to Atlantic City for gaming summit Monday

Fresh off a three-day trade mission to Mexico last week, Gov. Chris Christie will be in Atlantic City on Monday to host a gaming summit at the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Read More »»

Triple Play: How to reduce the impact of high tax rates

Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Read More »»

Cheers & Jeers

On the list this week: Miss America, QuickChek, hackers and more … Read More »»

Editorial: Partisan probes have one loser — The taxpayers

Count us among those who greeted the federal audit of the “Stronger Than the Storm” campaign with a decided yawn. Actually, we were only yawning until we got that irritating jingle from the TV commercials stuck in our heads again. At that point, it was more like angry yawning. But still, if you were to sum up the federal investigation in a phrase, it would be: “Nothing to see here, folks.” Read More »»

Clifton recycling company suddenly shuts doors

A Clifton-based recycling company closed suddenly Friday, leaving more than 100 employees without jobs and dozens of towns without a collection service, according to published reports. Read More »»

Report: Florida company is eyeing Showboat for $20M project

The newly shuttered Showboat Casino Hotel has drawn interest from a Florida company that builds restaurants and entertainment complexes, a published report said. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

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Is print dead?

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SFW: Suitable for Work

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