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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) - The show's over for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino shuts down today after 27 years on the Boardwalk. The seaside gambling resort began the year with 12 casinos, but before summer is over, it will be down to eight.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Newark couple's dispute ended with both of them being hospitalized and the man facing charges. Police pulled 50-year-old Oscar Jaramillo to safety when he threatened to jump from a third-floor balcony of his home. He had throat wounds that investigators say were self-inflicted; his 42-year-old girlfriend had slash wounds to her neck.

GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) - An accused drunken driver who allegedly fled from a traffic stop was captured when he crashed into a sign for an apartment complex in southern New Jersey. Glassboro police say they had stopped 62-year-old Bruce Berry Jr. but he soon sped off with officers in pursuit. He faces charges. It wasn't known if he had an attorney.

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a northern New Jersey man shot and wounded during a botched street robbery should make a full recovery. This morning's shooting in Irvington left a 24-year-old resident injured. He was not identified. No arrests had been made. It was the sixth shooting reported in the city in August.

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