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Breaking Glass: Were Kelly Ripa’s actions justified? Two top Jersey executives weigh in

By April 29, 2016 08:09 AM

I'm sure a number of you are over the Kelly Ripa “drama” by now. But therein lies the problem. CONTINUE READING

Prime has labor deals with three St. Michael's unions

By April 29, 2016 08:09 AM

Prime Healthcare announced agreements have been reached with Saint Michael's Medical Center's three major labor unions, which represent more than 780 of the hospitals 1,400 employees. CONTINUE READING


Battle continues over documents in bridge lane-closing case

By April 28, 2016 08:28 AM

The battle over documents in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case continued Tuesday as prosecutors filed papers claiming materials produced by one of the defendants weren't given under immunity and were properly used to bring the indictment last year. CONTINUE READING

N.J. hospitals in line for $33M in extra Medicare funding

By April 28, 2016 08:25 AM

The U.S. government will provide an extra $33 million to 20 New Jersey hospitals to help cover the costs of treating Medicare patients, U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

No pay cuts for Atlantic City officials as they fight off bankruptcy

By April 28, 2016 08:25 AM

So much for that idea. Atlantic City council President Marty Small said the council won't consider a proposal for the mayor, council members and other city officials to take a 20 percent pay cut as state and local leaders grapple with how to save the Jersey Shore gambling resort from bankruptcy. CONTINUE READING

Army’s first female infantry officer is Capt. Kristen Griest, Ranger School graduate

By April 28, 2016 08:24 AM

When Capt. Kristen M. Griest made history last summer by becoming one of the first two women to graduate the Army’s legendarily difficult Ranger School, she made her intentions clear: She was considering joining a Special Operations unit. Now, she has accomplished another first with some similar demands: becoming the U.S. military’s first female infantry officer. CONTINUE READING

After losses, Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mate and Bernie Sanders retrenches

By April 28, 2016 08:23 AM

Reeling from their losses in Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primaries, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas abruptly reordered their campaigns on Wednesday, aiming to preserve some small hope that the race might yet turn in their favor. CONTINUE READING

Gannett’s offer tests Tribune’s new leadership

By April 28, 2016 08:22 AM

When Michael W. Ferro Jr. picked up the phone on April 12, his already stormy 10-week tenure as chairman of Tribune Publishing Co. was about to get even more tumultuous. CONTINUE READING

Mack-Cali posts higher funds from operations

By April 28, 2016 08:22 AM

Mack-Cali Realty Corp. said first-quarter funds from operations increased as conditions in some New Jersey markets including the Hudson River waterfront remain “very strong.” CONTINUE READING

As Newark touts benefits of $10M Uber deal, cabbies still cry foul

By April 28, 2016 08:21 AM

City officials on Wednesday released additional details of its $10 million deal with Uber, which they claim will regulate the mobile car-hailing app and create a level playing field with local taxi drivers. CONTINUE READING

Jersey City plan requiring 30-hour workweek minimum gets initial OK

By April 28, 2016 08:21 AM

A controversial measure that would require some private employers to provide minimum 30-hour workweeks to building-service workers cleared a procedural hurdle tonight. CONTINUE READING

Is this NJ Transit bridge really safe?

By April 28, 2016 08:20 AM

There were 2,310 highway bridges that were considered structurally deficient or functionally obsolete in New Jersey last year. But what about railroad bridges that carry hundreds of thousands of tons of train cars over the road you're driving on? CONTINUE READING

Kushner abandons $500M mall plan, reps walk out of meeting

By April 28, 2016 08:19 AM

Jennifer Bernell stood patiently at a microphone on Wednesday night, waiting for an opportunity to speak, while borough officials and residents bickered about issues ranging from transparency in government to how to properly knock on doors. CONTINUE READING

Christie rails against $15 minimum wage proposal in remarks to South Jersey chamber

By Andrew George
April 28, 2016 08:06 AM

Gov. Chris Christie depicted state Democrats as overly eager to raise taxes, warning business leaders that the “animals are at the gate," in remarks made Wednesday during a luncheon in Cherry Hill hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) Amazon to open two more fulfillment centers in New Jersey

By April 28, 2016 08:05 AM

Amazon announced Wednesday morning that it plans to open two more fulfillment centers in New Jersey; the move will add more than 2,000 full-time jobs to the state. CONTINUE READING

Electronics manufacturer leases industrial space in Somerville

By April 28, 2016 08:05 AM

Powerspec Inc., a custom electronic contract manufacturer, has leased a 9,000-square-foot industrial property in Somerville, Bussel Realty Corp. announced Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

BlackStratus appoints chief revenue officer

By April 28, 2016 08:04 AM

BlackStratus has appointed Philip Rugani as its chief revenue officer, it announced Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

Industry Insights: How to arm the younger generations with resources, knowledge for financial success

By April 28, 2016 08:04 AM

In a few weeks, nearly two million graduating college students across the country will be clutching their degrees and entering the workforce. But in New Jersey an estimated 68 percent will start out with the looming hardship of paying off student debt as they launch their post-college lives. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) Redevelopment underway at former Thomas Edison factory complex

By April 27, 2016 08:40 AM

The former Thomas Edison factory complex in West Orange is on its way to becoming a mixed-use center, serving as the anchor to a sweeping redevelopment around the historic property. CONTINUE READING

How much did your income grow last year? See how N.J. compares to nation

By April 27, 2016 08:36 AM

New Jerseyans' personal income grew 2.6 percent in 2015, according to a new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts. CONTINUE READING

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