RUMP v TRUMP, Manco & Manco and the Pinelands Pipeline – Monday’s Roundup

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A Philadelphia recycler says it bought two iconic “TRUMP” signs removed from the Taj Mahal in February for $250, and is suing for at least $100,000 after the seller claimed the sale was invalid. The recycling company is called Recycling of Urban Materials for Profit (or RUMP, as a surprisingly small number of outlets seem to have noticed). Read The Press of Atlantic City piece here.

Manco & Manco
Lynda Cohen at BreakingAC has the details on the sentencing (late on Friday) of the owners of Manco & Manco’s Pizza for tax evasion and making false statements to IRS agents (respectively. Charles Bangle, 57, of Somers Point, was sentenced to 15 months for evading taxes and failing to report more than a quarter-million dollars in taxable income. His wife and business partner, Mary Bangle, received three years’ probation. She admitted to lying to IRS agents and made false statements during the investigation.

Pinelands Pipeline
The controversy around the gas pipeline through the protected Pinelands of South Jersey has moved into a new phase, after the Pinelands Commission on Friday gave the green light to the project. had a good look at the decision from Friday here, while NJSpotlight today takes a look at what is next for the pipeline – probably, a return to the appeals court.

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The rest of the headlines from the weekend and this morning include a proposal by Republican governor candidate Kim Guadagno to let New Jerseyans elect their attorney general, meanwhile, Phil Murphy (Democratic candidate) will be in Atlantic City this afternoon and Pleasantville this evening, plus the Jersey Shore Home Building Boom continues. All that and more below:

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