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NEWS
November 8, 2014 | By Suzette Parmley, Inquirer Staff Writer
ATLANTIC CITY - The shuttering of four casino hotels this year has turned the iconic, three-mile-long Boardwalk into a patchwork of large abandoned buildings alongside businesses determined to survive. And with the potential closing of a fifth, the Trump Taj Mahal, later this year, the challenge for Atlantic City is how to keep the Boardwalk vibrant. "The economy dictates what occurs," John Palmieri, executive director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, said at a recent business forum.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 8, 2014 | By A.D. Amorosi, For The Inquirer
As autumn turns to winter and the shore breezes in Atlantic City get chillier, the casinos keep warm with hot music of all kinds. November is an unusually rich potpourri of rockers, soul men, and legends that hipsters in particular will adore. Ian Anderson The flute-playing, salmon-raising Anderson has made the most of structuring shows around solo albums like the recently released Homo Erraticus (a good prog-jazzy effort). But make no mistake: It's Jethro Tull songs that audiences long to hear.
SPORTS
November 7, 2014 | BY JAKE KAPLAN, Daily News Staff Writer kaplanj@phillynews.com
JOHN DAVID JACKSON started working with Sergey Kovalev in 2012, before the hard-punching Russian's rematch with Darnell Boone. That was around the same time Jackson warned a couple of members of one of his former camps about "Krusher. " This kid, Jackson says he told those close to Bernard Hopkins, is one light heavyweight from whom the future Hall of Famer should steer clear. That clearly didn't happen, but it demonstrates the unique dynamic Jackson's role presents in Saturday's Hopkins-Kovalev unification bout.
NEWS
November 6, 2014 | BY JASON NARK, Daily News Staff Writer narkj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5916
THE AMERICAN flag was sagging outside a South Jersey polling place yesterday afternoon, almost touching some dark mulch, and Daniel J. Yannantuono did his best to make it stand tall again after casting his vote. The fate of the nation, Yannantuono said, was in the hands of voters beyond the Garden State, and he feared they'd bend national politics to the right. "Ahh, don't get me started," the 67-year-old Vietnam War veteran said outside the Osage Elementary School in Voorhees, Camden County.
NEWS
November 6, 2014 | By Suzette Parmley, Inquirer Staff Writer
ATLANTIC CITY - Incumbent Republican Frank LoBiondo - with his name recognition and reputation as a fighter for veterans, the elderly and the Jersey shore landscape, easily won an 11th term in Congress Tuesday with a victory over Democratic challenger Bill Hughes Jr. Hughes, 47, a former federal prosecutor who works as a lawyer for the Cooper Levenson law firm here, was fighting to win back his father's old seat. LoBiondo was declared the winner just after 9 p.m., carrying a nearly 3 to 1 vote margin over Hughes.
NEWS
November 2, 2014 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
In a sign of the ongoing devaluation of assets in Atlantic City, the utility company Pepco Holdings Inc. wrote down the value of its combined heat and power plant there by $53 million, or 64 percent, the Washington company announced Friday. Pepco slashed the value the plant and related operations to $30 million from $83 million because of "significant adverse changes in the financial condition of its customers and the business climate in Atlantic City," the company said in its quarterly report to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
BUSINESS
November 2, 2014 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
Ahead of a key hearing next week in the Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. bankruptcy, unsecured creditors blasted the company's disclosure statement for its Chapter 11 reorganization plan as a "charade" that should not be approved by the judge. The company owns the Trump Taj Mahal and the closed Trump Plaza casino hotels in Atlantic City. The creditors said the plan is designed for the "sole purpose of preserving hundreds of million of dollars in tax attributes for the exclusive benefit of [Carl]
NEWS
October 31, 2014 | By Amy S. Rosenberg, Inquirer Staff Writer
BRIGANTINE, N.J. - When Hurricane Sandy made landfall near her home exactly two years ago, Barbara Fox, then 75, was in the hospital undergoing a heart procedure. When she got back two weeks later and saw the mountain of her ruined belongings on the curb like the belongings of nearly all her neighbors on Cummings Place, the shock sent her right back with a heart attack. Health problems are just one of many obstacles faced by Fox and her neighbors on the congenial block of Cummings Place near Sheridan, where frustration levels remain as elevated as some of the rebuilt houses.
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