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  1. AFL-CIO urges boycott of Icahn casinos in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The New Jersey State AFL-CIO asked union members to boycott the Tropicana, which Icahn owns, and the Trump Taj Mahal, which he is in the process of acquiring from bankruptcy court. The union cited a bitter fight between the Taj Mahal and Local 54 of the Unite-HERE casino workers union over the company's termination of health insurance and pension plans for Taj Mahal workers.

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  2. Back from death's door, Resorts casino is now profitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    But four competitors have since gone out of business - while Resorts has grown and become profitable by adding amenities, hiring the Mohegan Indian tribe's casino management know-how and keeping prices below those of their competitors. On Wednesday, Resorts will open a $9.4 million expansion of its meeting and conference space to take advantage of a pressing need in the struggling gambling resort.

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  3. Profits up again in slimmed-down Atlantic City casino marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Less competition has led to greater profits for most of the casinos that survived a painful shrinkage of Atlantic City's gambling market last year. Figures released Monday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show seven of the eight surviving casinos posted increases in gross operating profit in the second quarter of this year.

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  4. Survey names 2 NJ cities among nation's 'unfriendliest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Two New Jersey cities have made the top three out of the 10 "Most Unfriendly Cities" according to a recent Conde Nast Traveler readers poll , with Newark coming in at number one. The poll asked its readers to rate the "friendliness" of cities.

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  5. What would you tell a millennial thinking about moving to New Jersey?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A friend of mine is on the fence about accepting a new job that would require him to relocate to New Jersey and he asked me how I felt about it. I have some ideas as to what I should tell him in terms of why it's a good idea, but I want to see if you can come up with anything better.

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  6. 5 men indicted in Atlantic City casino robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Authorities say a former Atlantic City casino security guard who used inside knowledge to make off with more than $180,000 and four others have been indicted on charges. Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman said Thursday former Caesars security guard Izyiah Plummer, Aaron Evans, Nathaniel Greenlee and Donavon Jackson were indicted on first-degree robbery charges.

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  7. Judge wants evidence for why state needs piano tuner's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    An Atlantic City piano-tuner doesn't have to abandon the three-story brick home a state agency wants to take from him until officials can provide reasonable assurances they will follow through with redeveloping the land, a state judge ruled Wednesday. Citing Atlantic City's struggling financial condition, Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez ruled Wednesday that 68-year-old Charlie Birnbaum can keep the home that the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority wants to take unless it presents evidence that a redevelopment plan will be implemented.

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  8. N.J. waitress fired after complaining dog was left alone in car, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Press of Atlantic City is reporting Tuesday a waitress at the Longhorn Steakhouse in Millville has been fired after complaining to customers that they'd left their dog inside a car. The customers complained to her manager, according to the report - and All Cristal Perez was first suspended, then fired. 1 comment

  9. New Jersey to endure another day of heat, humidity, and spot stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The hot summer sun will cause New Jersey's temperatures to spike into the 90s for one more day. Monday's high temperature at Newark Liberty International Airport reached a steamy 97 degrees, tying the record for August 17 set in 1987.

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  10. Property tax appeals on the rise in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Property tax appeals continue to rise in New Jersey, for a variety of reasons, including home values in the Garden State. In Atlantic County, which includes Atlantic City where several casinos have recently closed , causing significant financial problems, property tax appeals are up 33 percent over the past five years.

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  11. Tax breaks for performers would boost Atlantic City, says senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Large crowds at a weekend beach concern have a state lawmaker more convinced than ever that his bill to give tax breaks to A-list performers that commit to multi-night stands in Atlantic City would give the struggling city a financial boost. Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said Monday that his bill would make large crowds like those at Sunday's Maroon 5 show the norm rather than the exception.

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  12. Pol: A-list tax break bill would boost Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Large crowds for a beach concert have a New Jersey lawmaker more convinced that his bill to give tax breaks to A-list performers that commit to multi-night stands in Atlantic City would give the struggling city a financial boost. State senate Republican Leader Tom Kean says his bill would make large crowds like those at Sunday's Maroon 5 show the norm rather than the exception.

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  13. Officials feud over potential new Atlantic City tax receiptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Gov. Chris Christie has not decided whether to sign legislation to help economically struggling Atlantic City, yet local officials have already begun arguing over potential tax proceeds contained in the measure. The bill in question is one of five passed in June by the Democrat-led Legislature.

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  14. Atlantic City casinos' July revenue up 8.1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The eight Atlantic City casinos that survived a major shakeout last year are continuing to see an increase in their gambling revenue. Data released Wednesday by New Jersey regulators shows the casinos won $257.5 million from gamblers last month, compared to $238.3 million in July 2014, for an 8.1 percent jump.

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  15. Gas leak shuts Turnpike, PATCO in South JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The New Jersey Turnpike and passenger rail service in southern New Jersey has resumed after a shutdown due to a gas leak. The Turnpike was shut down between Exits 3 and 4 in the Philadelphia suburbs early Friday afternoon after a gas leak was discovered near the road in Cherry Hill.

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  16. Amoroso's to close southwest Philadelphia bakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Amoroso's Baking Co. has announced it will close the doors of its longtime southwest Philadelphia bakery and set up shop at a new plant in Bellmawr, New Jersey.

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  17. Brett Eldredge selected to judge Miss America pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Country singer Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for ABC's live broadcast of the 2016 Miss America competition. Additional hosts and judges for the competition will be announced in the coming weeks.

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  18. NJ libraries reaching out to millennialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    As times continue to change, libraries across New Jersey have had to adapt to the rise of millennials and their reliance on constantly-evolving technology. In an effort to keep millennials engaged in this digital era, many libraries have started to undertake a variety of new initiatives aimed at attracting young users.

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  19. Dealers describe special treatment, abuse of high rollersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    In the increasing competition for the biggest spenders, casinos are known to pull out all the stops with comped hotel rooms, meals and rebates for a percentage of their losses. But some dealers say efforts to satisfy and retain the players - known as "whales" - go much further, with casinos tolerating abuse and extending courtesies that test the integrity of the games.

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  20. Audit shows casino agency cars used for commutingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Official cars used by the state agency that regulates casinos were improperly used most of the time by workers to commute to and from work, a state audit found earlier this year, and the agency has since undertaken new training for all its employees and continuing a review of its vehicles. The state auditor examined the Division of Gaming Enforcement and Casino Control Commission in an audit submitted to Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic leadership of the Legislature in March.

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