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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Revel Casino Hotel has closed its doors for good this morning, a little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. The 5:25 a.m. casino shutdown followed the closure of its hotel yesterday.

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - A search is under way in southern New Jersey for suspects who fatally stabbed a man in an apartment. Bridgeton Police Chief Mark Ott tells the South Jersey Times that detectives do not know the identity of the victim or any suspects. Police say a patrol officer was flagged down by a pedestrian Saturday night and told a man in a nearby apartment was injured. Police found a man dead inside, with stab wounds in his abdomen.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Nine people have been displaced after a fast-moving fire damaged a southern New Jersey motel. It's not clear what sparked the blaze at the Bay Island Inn in Egg Harbor Township, which broke out early Sunday. But The Press of Atlantic City reports firefighters were able to quickly extinguish it.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Expect another hot and muggy say across New Jersey. The National Weather Service says that whole the calendar says it's September, the weather it behaving like the hottest part of summer. Temperatures today are expected to be above 90 degrees in many parts of the state. With high humidity, it will feel even hotter.

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  • $2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

    $2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:47:40 GMT
    Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo courtesy Revel Entertainment)Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo courtesy Revel Entertainment)
    Revel Casino Hotel closed its doors Tuesday morning, a little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.
    Revel Casino Hotel closed its doors Tuesday morning, a little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. The 5:25 a.m. casino shutdown followed the closure of its hotel on Monday. By mid-September, four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos will have closed, but none will be a costlier failure than Revel.
  • Long Island beaches reopen to bathing

    Long Island beaches reopen to bathing

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:08:19 GMT

    Health officials say six Long Island beaches that were closed for one day have reopened to bathing. The Nassau County beaches were closed Monday due to storm water runoff that could negatively impact bacterial levels. The beaches were: Laurel Hollow Beach, Morgan Beach, North Hempstead Beach Park, Sea Cliff Village Beach, Tappen Beach and Theodore Roosevelt Beach.

    Health officials say six Long Island beaches that were closed for one day have reopened to bathing. The Nassau County beaches were closed Monday due to storm water runoff that could negatively impact bacterial levels. The beaches were: Laurel Hollow Beach, Morgan Beach, North Hempstead Beach Park, Sea Cliff Village Beach, Tappen Beach and Theodore Roosevelt Beach.

  • 1 tube of Lincoln Tunnel closed after accident

    1 tube of Lincoln Tunnel closed after accident

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:02:27 GMT
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel has been closed after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says four people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel has been closed after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says four people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
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