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United ends flights from New Hampshire to Newark

Oct. 16, 2018 11:12 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — United Airlines says it is ending flights from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to Newark, New Jersey. WMUR-TV reports the airline announced Monday it will instead offer two 70-seat flights and one 50-seat flight to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. starting in...

Prescription drugs, lower taxes, power J&J 3Q beat

Oct. 16, 2018 10:54 AM EDT

A jump in prescription drug sales and a sharply reduced tax bill boosted Johnson & Johnson's third-quarter sales and profit, which beat Wall Street expectations. The world's biggest maker of health care products on Tuesday also slightly raised its profit forecast for the year. The New Brunswick, N.J., maker...

PATH service resumes between Hoboken, New York

Oct. 16, 2018 9:17 AM EDT

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A track condition that suspended service on PATH trains between Hoboken and New York has been resolved and train service has resumed. Service had been suspended between the two stations at about 6 a .m. due to a track condition. Service resumed shortly before 8 a.m. New Jersey Transit...

Hearing set for judge accused of improper comment to victim

Oct. 16, 2018 8:38 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge accused of asking a woman in court why she didn't "close her legs" to stop a sexual assault will have his own hearing this week. A committee on judicial conduct in Trenton will consider the case of state Superior Court Judge John Russo on Wednesday. Russo is accused...

Mail-in ballots in Atlantic County feature wrong zip code

Oct. 16, 2018 7:06 AM EDT

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Some mail-in ballots in Atlantic County have the wrong return address — but officials say they should still wind up in the right place. The county clerk's office says some residents may have received ballots for the general election with an 08830 zip code for Mays Landing....

Jets' busy Beachum uses many life passions to help others

Oct. 16, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum might be the NFL's most fascinating man. He's certainly one of the busiest. Beachum is a philanthropist, humanitarian, small-business investor and a big-time tech geek. Oh, and he's also responsible for protecting the blind side of the New York Jets' 21-year-old...

Police say retired police officer stole campaign signs

Oct. 16, 2018 12:38 AM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a retired township police officer has been charged with stealing political campaign signs. Middletown police did not specify if 73-year-old Irvin Beaver was allegedly stealing signs belonging to a particular candidate or political party. The Asbury Park...

New Jersey's voter registration deadline is Tuesday

Oct. 16, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's voter registration deadline is here. Tuesday marks the last day voters can register for the Nov. 6 general election in New Jersey. At the top of the ticket in this year's contests is the U.S. Senate seat. All 12 of the state's House races are up for election as well....

US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

Oct. 15, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry's main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials, and...

The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

Oct. 15, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on drugmakers disclosing list prices of advertised drugs (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The federal government wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said a proposal...