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Fire destroys US Auto Auction building, no injuries reported

Oct. 27, 2021 06:53 AM EDT

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) — Officials on Wednesday were investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a large building that housed several businesses in southern New Jersey. Flames broke out Tuesday night and quickly spread throughout the US Auto Auction building. ...

Flames use 4-goal outburst in 1st period to beat Devils 5-3

Oct. 27, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Calgary Flames keep winning on the road, and Andrew Mangiapane's scoring is a major reason. Mangiapane had two of Calgary’s four goals in the first period, and the Flames extended their winning streak to four games with a 5-3 victory over the...

Giants place Peppers on injured reserve with ACL injury

Oct. 26, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have placed safety Jabrill Peppers on injured reserve with a rupture to the ACL and a high ankle sprain, both on his right leg. Peppers was hurt in the third quarter on a punt return in the Giants’ 25-3 victory over the...

US casinos look to improve gender equity in management

Oct. 26, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Diversifying an organization or an industry can be only half the battle: The trick is keeping it diverse. A little over a year ago, Atlantic City was celebrating a wave of female leadership in its casino industry. Four of the nine casinos had...

Plan to heal Barnegat Bay, which has been 'loved to death'

Oct. 26, 2021 09:23 AM EDT

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Governments, academics and scientists are proposing an ambitious effort to improve the health of Barnegat Bay, the fragile New Jersey waterway that “has been loved to death.” The Barnegat Bay Partnership, a constellation of groups...

Rutgers University sets December vaccine deadline for staff

Oct. 25, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University employees who are still unvaccinated against COVID-19 have until Dec. 8 to get vaccinated, the university announced Monday. In a statement, Rutgers Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Antonio Calcado said...

US industry wonders: What should tomorrow's casino floor be?

Oct. 25, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Walk into a casino today, and chances are it won’t look that much different than it did in the 1942 movie “Casablanca” when Humphrey Bogart made his way through the gambling tables in the smoke-filled room. Sure, the slot machines are...

Giants play a complete game, now they have to do it again

Oct. 25, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It's hard to predict where the New York Giants are headed after playing their best game of the season in beating the struggling Carolina Panthers 25-3. The defense, which was supposed to be the heart of the team, finally had a good game in...

Biden touts NJ rail bridge as infrastructure plan looms

Oct. 25, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — President Joe Biden brought his push for his infrastructure plan to New Jersey on Monday, touting a recently jumpstarted $2 billion project to replace a century-old rail bridge that has been a regular source of train delays for the region and beyond. ...

Spending in NJ gov race about even, but Murphy banks more

Oct. 25, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Republican candidate for governor Jack Ciattarelli has nearly matched incumbent Democrat Phil Murphy's spending in the election so far, though the governor has about five times more cash on hand going into the final week of campaigning. ...