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1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

Hotel accused of Sandy price gouging to pay nearly $65K to settle allegations

The owners of an Egg Harbor Township hotel accused of price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle the allegations, state officials said today.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Atlantic County, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

1 hr ago | Slate Magazine

Ebola Is Not God's Wrath

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in Liberia, religious leaders there are claiming that "immoral acts" are responsible for the catastrophic outbreak.

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6 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Emergency generators to be stored in Franklin

The National Guard Armory on Munsonhurst Road has been designated as one of three regional locations throughout the state that together will house 52 generators for possible deployment to gasoline stations and other essential facilities in the event of a future emergency comparable to Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Franklin, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

10 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Sussex Borough postpones vote on utility sale committee

Sussex County may be getting its own version of "Jersey Shore." Mountain Creek President Bill Benneyan said Tuesday that two production companies have contacted Mountain Creek about possibly creating a TV reality show at Action Park, the resort's iconic outdoor waterpark.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star News Group

Pavilion plan shot down by residents

Residents, here, voted to strike down a $7 million bond ordinance that would allow for the reconstruction of several beachfront pavilions, in a special election held Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Damage Assessment Team Educates Public on Hurricane Preparedness in Somerset Co.

CRISFIELD , Md.- Members of Somerset County's Damage Assessment Committee hit the streets in low-lying communities today to pass out literature filled with tips on how to prepare for a hurricane.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Somerset County, MD, Crisfield, MD, Weather

SILive.com

Mystery solved: Amazing journey of wedding photos from 47 years ago, washed up during Hurricane Sandy (with photo gallery)

The fury of Hurricane Sandy and the kindness of two strangers from New Dorp Beach combined to reunite Patricia Conlon Kearns with over 50 black-and-white photographs taken 47 years ago on the day she married Paul Kearns, an immigrant from Ireland, in St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY

The Jersey Journal

South River council moves firehouse construction project forward

South River -- After months of discussion, the South River borough council has moved one step closer to replacing the town's aging firehouse.

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Related Topix: South River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Roselle, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'The Voice' finalist, N.J. teen Jacquie Lee ready to give back at Sandy benefit

Colts Neck teen and "The Voice" season 5 finalist Jacquie Lee will headline a Hurricane Sandy benefit for storm victims in Union Beach.

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Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Colts Neck, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Union Beach, NJ, Lincroft, NJ, Tinton Falls, NJ, Music

Advocate

40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue

Immigration is one of the most pressing issues in American politics, and these two LGBT lawmakers are taking a lead in addressing it - as well as advocating progressive measures to help all marginalized groups.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Jim Doyle, US Governors, Scott Walker, Gay/Lesbian, Hurricane, Weather

CBS Local

In Ocean City's Back Bays, Where's the Water?

Ocean City is a dry town, but in part of that Jersey shore point, "dry" means a lot more than a lack of liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Mean Streets: At Plumb Beach, sand trap makes for risky bicyclist detour

Frustrated family: Alan Cohen and his daughters, Phoebe and Chloe, would like to ride on the bike path that he said needs to be fixed - fast.

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Daily World

Flood insurance must remain affordableFlood insurance must remain...

FEMA administrator Craig Fugate appeared before a Senate banking subcommittee July 30 to answer questions about the handling of flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Delcambre, LA, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

N.J. officials, environmentalists clash over coastal rule changes

TRENTON - Fighting back against criticism from environmental advocates over a plan to overhaul coastal development rules , New Jersey officials today defended the proposal, saying it makes common-sense reforms that do not put the state's waterfront communities at further risk.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Trenton, NJ

New York Daily News

WWII vets flies his flag proudly at 94

Miller's handmade flagpole went down with Hurricane Sandy but was replaced by volunteers.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Life, Veteran Affairs

Evening Sun

Everyday Hero: Hanover woman encourages volunteerism

Peg Sennett, 72, of Hanover, takes a break from painting a deck during a home restoration in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in May 2012 after Hurricane Irene damaged the coastal area.

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Related Topix: Hanover, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Somerset County, PA

Washington Post

The Fix: When your state of emergency is because of politics and not...

Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, left, speaks to protesters as he walks through a peaceful demonstration as communities continue to react to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 14. After days of protests and police responses in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon responded Saturday by ... (more)

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Scientific American

Future Cell Phones Will Make Emergency Calls Even When the Network Goes Down

When Hurricane Sandy battered the Eastern seaboard in 2012, it took down up to half of all cellular towers in the hardest-hit areas.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather

The Jersey Journal

How Mary Pat Christie's Sandy relief fund has spent nearly $33.8M in donations

As the two-year mark to Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast approaches, the charity launched by New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie in the days after the storm is gearing up to hand out its remaining money.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Jersey, Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Highlands, NJ, Atlantic Highlands, NJ

BayStreet.ca

4Patriots Applauds New York City Mayor for Urging Preparedness

The mayor of New York City is urging area residents to be prepared for storms that could produce the kind of carnage that Hurricane Sandy did in late 2012.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Nashville, TN, Natural Disasters, Drought, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

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