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5 takeaways from the casino closure crisis in Atlantic City

nj.com — I spent a few days in Atlantic City shooting video and interviewing everyone from casino industry analysts and laid off casino workers to long time gamblers about the crisis facing the city in the wake of the closure of four of city's 12 casinos.
Sep 30, 2014

My take on #atlanticcity woes: "the social costs of gambling have to be part of the discussion - and they never are." ow.ly/C8bew

Sep 30, 2014

RT @PoliticalStile: Excellent breakdown of the heartbreak and promise of Atlantic City amid a meltdown by @briandonohue nj.com/ledgerlive/ind…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @PoliticalStile: Excellent breakdown of the heartbreak and promise of Atlantic City amid a meltdown by @briandonohue nj.com/ledgerlive/ind…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @PoliticalStile: Excellent breakdown of the heartbreak and promise of Atlantic City amid a meltdown by @briandonohue nj.com/ledgerlive/ind…

Sep 30, 2014

Excellent breakdown of the heartbreak and promise of Atlantic City amid a meltdown by @briandonohue nj.com/ledgerlive/ind…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @nicholashuba: More recruiting allegations in North Jersey football. Its a story a day at this point. s.nj.com/EMVS1nk via @njdotcom

Sep 30, 2014

More recruiting allegations in North Jersey football. Its a story a day at this point. s.nj.com/EMVS1nk via @njdotcom

Sep 30, 2014

Can't remember a coach ripping another for recruiting like SPP's Rich Hansen does in this @MattStanmyre story s.nj.com/EMVS1nk

Future of Glimmer Glass Bridge in Manasquan uncertain as it closes for repairs

nj.com — MANASQUAN - A historic bridge that has been a thorn in the side to some local residents and officials in Manasquan is closing for repairs for seven months while Monmouth County officials decide its future. Damaged by an overweight truck in August, the Glimmer Glass Bridge connecting Manasquan and Brielle was closed to all but pedestrian and bicycle traffic since then.
Sep 30, 2014

Future of Glimmer Glass Bridge in Manasquan uncertain as it closes for repairs dlvr.it/740rCz

Transgendered teacher who pushed for acceptance in Ocean County school districts dies

nj.com — LITTLE EGG HARBOR - Lily McBeth didn't see herself as an activist. But she found herself in that very role when, as a transgender substitute school teacher, she fought to keep her job in a conservative district that eventually never came around to fully accepting her.
Sep 30, 2014

Transgendered teacher who pushed for acceptance in Ocean County school districts dies dlvr.it/740Ksm

Repairs begin on historic Glimmer Glass Drawbridge in Manasquan

photos.nj.com — Work crews prepare for construction on the Glimmer Glass Bridge (MaryAnn Spoto | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com...
Sep 30, 2014

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Repairs begin on historic Glimmer Glass Drawbridge in Manasquan

photos.nj.com — Work crews prepare for construction on the Glimmer Glass Bridge (MaryAnn Spoto | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)...
Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

Repairs begin on historic Glimmer Glass Drawbridge in Manasquan dlvr.it/73zn8N

Sep 30, 2014

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Repairs begin on historic Glimmer Glass Drawbridge in Manasquan

photos.nj.com — Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:42 PM Fourth Avenue at Brielle Road in Manasquan near the Glimmer Glass Bridge floods in a full-moon high tide.
Sep 30, 2014

Repairs begin on historic Glimmer Glass Drawbridge in Manasquan dlvr.it/73zn65

5 observations from a film review of Jets' loss to Lions

nj.com — We've graded quarterback Geno Smith's awful performance. We broke down the play of the game. We showed you our report card. And we took a closer look at running back Chris Ivory's game, which included a breakdown of what makes Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh so dominant.
Sep 30, 2014

5 observations from a film review of Jets' loss to Lions, with a heavy focus on the defensive breakdowns: nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

More power for Christie: Proposal would let him keep control when out of state

nj.com — TRENTON - As the state's first-ever lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno hasn't had a chance to exercise a lot of executive power. Now a Republican lawmaker has introduced a proposed constitutional amendment that would give her even less of it.
Sep 30, 2014

More power for Christie: Proposal would let him keep control when out of state bit.ly/1mOf3LJ

Sep 30, 2014

With Christie spending more time on campaign trail, he's looking to keep power while on the road. @MattFriedmanSL: nj.com/politics/index…

N.J. docs and hospitals get nearly $20 million from Big Pharma

nj.com — New Jersey physicians and teaching hospitals received at least $20 million dollars from pharmaceutical companies, according to Open Payment, the federal government's new website. The largest payment was the $2,694,286 given by Princeton-based Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc to 24 unidentified physicians. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. gave 35 unidentified recipients $2,007,857.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @OBrienLedger: 95 % of $$$ given by Big Pharma to N.J. docs & hospitals doesn't ID them, despite Fed's #openpayments transparency: http:…