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This story was published in September 2014:

NEW BRUNSWICK — These days, the State Theatre features plays, the ballet, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and shows by big-name entertainers such as Kathy Griffin, Harry Connick Jr. and Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Developers and city leaders believe Atlantic City can entice a new group of young professionals to take up residence there, spurring the housing and economic development the city needs as it seeks to diversify its economy and grow its tax base.

CAMDEN — The new buyer of Revel Casino-Hotel plans to transform the shuttered Boardwalk complex into a megaresort that would feature a huge water park, high-speed ferry service from Manhattan and some gambling.

Trump Taj Mahal closed one of its hotel towers Monday, the same day state regulators released a tentative plan to close the entire Boardwalk property Dec. 12.

WILMINGTON, Del. – A federal bankruptcy court judge ruled Trump Entertainment could stop paying for healthcare and pensions of UNITE HERE Local 54 workers at Trump Taj Mahal, saving the casino for now, but potentially stripping these benefits from thousands of resort casino employees.

A federal judge in Wilmington, Del., will decide the fate of Trump Taj Mahal on Friday afternoon. Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin Gross is expected to rule at 3 p.m. on parent company Trump Entertainment’s request to force concessions on members of Local 54 UNITE HERE.