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More Jobs, Lower Unemployment in NJ [AUDIO]

New federal data indicates the unemployment rate in New Jersey dropped to 7.1 percent in January, the lowest rate in more than five years.

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Retirement a Fantasy for Most NJ Workers? [AUDIO]

A recent report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute finds 46 percent of all workers have less than $10,000 saved for retirement, and many have nothing at all.

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Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina (John Adkisson, Getty Images)
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FDIC Sues 16 Banks That Set Key Rate

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to denrich themselves.

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Internet Gambling
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Internet Gambling Growth Slows in New Jersey

The growth of New Jersey's Internet gambling slowed somewhat in February, with the Atlantic City gambling web sites posting a nearly 9 percent increase for the month.

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Bigtime Store Closures by Big Retail Chains [AUDIO]

Radio Shack, Sears, Staples -- just a few of the retail chains that are shedding hundreds of stores, as the face of retailing changes and online buying and selling gains momentum.

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Transformers The Ride - 3D at Universal Orland
Transformers The Ride - 3D at Universal Orlando (Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
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Comcast Targets Disney’s Tourism Trade

Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.

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Economy Starts Slow, Will Improve [AUDIO]

Despite the weather-related pause, New Jersey and the nation are poised for more slow but steady economic growth this year.

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk
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Jenkinson’s to Host Annual Summer Job Fair [AUDIO]

With less than three months left until Memorial Day, boardwalks and beaches at various shore points are gearing up for a busy season by adding new staffers to the books. That includes Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, which will hold its annual summer job fair over the next two weekends.

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Airline Industry Predicts a Very Warm Spring [AUDIO]

Following a winter plagued by thousands of flight cancellations, a new report predicts a plentiful spring for American air travel.

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Cable Giant Comcast To Acquire Time Warner Cable
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Could Cable TV Rates Soar? [AUDIO]

Consumer advocates are worried the pending deal between the nation's top two cable TV companies could lead to higher cable rates and poor service for consumers in New Jersey.

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