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Christie to unveil flood map regs

Gov. Chris Christie is set to announce new FEMA flood map regulations this afternoon during a tour of Seaside Heights.Christie will hold a 3 p.m. news conference at the Seaside Heights Fire Department. The popular shore destination was one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.The regulations will provide direction as shore communities rebuild ...

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Feds side with sports leagues in betting case

Paul Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, and Stuart F. Delery, principal deputy assistant to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, filed a notice Tuesday saying the United States will defend the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which restricts sports betting to only four states.The filing is the latest ...

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Revamped N.J. Hall of Fame may find permanent home

The panel was among several established recently by the organization’s governing bodies and the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, which moved last year to become the state’s lead tourism and marketing arm. Wayne Hasenbalg, the authority’s president and CEO, said Thursday that not having a permanent site has been “part of the challenge” for ...

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Off-track wagering comes to Gloucester

To start collecting bets on horseracing at the site by the summer, Penn has already signed a lease for the 15,000-square-foot retail space, and, pending local and state approvals, it will utilize the second of Freehold’s four OTW licenses. The first was employed by Pennwood Racing — a joint venture between Penn National Gaming and ...

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Christie’s town hall tally hits 100

Wednesday marks a milestone of sorts in Gov. Chris Christie’s administration. Today the governor holds the 100th town hall of his tenure when he greets constituents at 3 p.m. in Manahawkin, Stafford Township.The events, which have become a hallmark of Christie’s governorship, allow the public – though not the press – the opportunity to ask ...

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NJBIZ launches blog focusing on Trenton

If you haven’t seen it yet, we have a new blog on our website. State Street, by Statehouse reporter Jared Kaltwasser, was launched earlier this week. The blog will focus on how Trenton’s most famous street impacts Main Street, and our wallets. Jared’s first post explains. The blog will also offer quick takes on the ...

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Vanderbeek takes sole control of Devils, completes 78 million debt refinancing

In the team’s announcement of the deal, Vanderbeek said the Devils’ “future is now secure, and we can be confident of continued on-ice success.”“The organization believes that its successful refinancing during a work stoppage demonstrates the strength of the Devils franchise and the Prudential Center, enabling it to continue to execute on its business plan,” ...

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