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SPORTS BETTING CASE GETS A NOVEMBER COURT DATE

A motion to talk about legalized sports betting in New Jersey has resulted in a court date scheduled for November 20th.  A judge set a date this week that will allow lawyers from New Jersey and lawyers representing professional and collegiate sports organizations to debate sports betting in court.  Judge …

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SPORTS LEAGUES TRY TO STOP NJ SPORTS BETTING

Not so fast for sports betting in New Jersey.  Representatives from major collegiate and professional sports organizations filed paperwork in court on Monday attempting to stop New Jersey’s efforts to offer legalized sports betting.  They say New Jersey is again trying to avoid a federal law dating more than 20 …

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SPORTS BETTING NEXT WEEKEND IN NEW JERSEY?

It’s very possible legalized sports betting may come to New Jersey as early as next Sunday at Monmouth Park.  Before the weekend, Governor Christie signed a sports betting bill into law that clears the way for casinos and horse racing tracks to have sports betting in the Garden State.  Christie …

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NEW JERSEY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DIPS SLIGHTLY

6.5 percent..that’s the new unemployment rate in the State of New Jersey which shows a one tenth of one percent decline in the jobless rate.  Public sector employment improved by 6,700 jobs thanks in large part to schools who hired for the school year.  The leisure and hospitality industry dropped …

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STATE: PLENTY OF EASEMENTS LINED UP AT THE SHORE

New Jersey officials announced this week that they have about 80 percent of the easements lined up in advance of an aggressive shore protection plan.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that 80 percent of the easements have been secured so various shore protection measures can be in …

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