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Last-minute deal averts casino strike in Atlantic City

Jun. 30, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main union for Atlantic City casino workers reached agreements on new contracts with four casinos on Thursday, providing for what one its president called “the best contract we've ever had” and labor peace that will avoid a strike on Fourth of July weekend, one...

Four Atlantic City casinos reach contract agreement with union, averting a strike on Fourth of July weekend

Jun. 30, 2022 23:16 PM EDT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Four Atlantic City casinos reach contract agreement with union, averting a strike on Fourth of July weekend.

Police: Shooting in Newark wounds 9; all expected to survive

Jun. 30, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nine people, including a teenager, were wounded Thursday evening in gunfire outside a neighborhood grocery shop in Newark, police said. All of the victims are expected to survive and police are searching for a vehicle believed to have been involved in the...

Ngoma scores in 89th, Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 2-1

Jun. 30, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Serge Ngoma scored in the 89th minute to help the New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Thursday night. Ngoma's goal came six minutes after teammate Lewis Morgan scored on a penalty kick to tie it. Josef Martinez gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 30, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Murphy signs $50.6 billion budget with property tax relief

Jun. 30, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

CRANFORD, N.J. (AP) — Touting Democrats' stewardship of the state and warning of a potential downturn in the economy in the coming years, New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a record $50.6 billion budget that pours $2 billion into property tax relief, sets a record surplus and lifts...

Supreme Court says several gun cases deserve a new look

Jun. 30, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday that gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week. In light of last week's ruling — which said that Americans have a right...

$50.6B budget with property tax help, surplus goes to Murphy

Jun. 29, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a record $50.6 billion budget Wednesday, sending the spending plan with $2 billion in property tax aid, a new child tax credit, a break on Motor Vehicle Commission fees, marriage license cost waivers and billions in more spending compared with last...

Icons Series unites 24 pro athletes for Ryder Cup-type golf

Jun. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — For those tired of the dispute between the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series, Tom Brookes has something that might be of interest. The chief executive of Icons Series is bringing a two-day tournament to Liberty National that features 24...

Talks continue as Atlantic City casino strike deadlines loom

Jun. 29, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Union negotiators were meeting Wednesday with management of three Atlantic City casinos in an attempt to reach a new contract and avoid a threatened Friday strike. Local 54 of the Unite Here union was in talks with representatives of Caesars...