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Senate President Steve Sweeney
Senate President Steve Sweeney (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)

NJ Dems fail on Sandy bill override [AUDIO]

As with every previous attempt, state Senate Democrats were unsuccessful Monday in trying to override one of Gov. Chris Christie's vetoes. Their latest effort attempted to reverse Christie's conditional veto of the "Superstorm Sandy Bill of Rights."

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Union Beach modular home
A new modular home in Union Beach, funded largely by Robin Hood and the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. (Townsquare Media)

Union Beach storm victims head home [AUDIO]

The rebuilding is done, and so is the wait, for a couple of Union Beach families who can finally move into their new homes, nearly 20 months since Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey.

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Sand Dunes
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Sand Dune Fight Continues in NJ [AUDIO]

More than 19 months after Superstorm Sandy lashed New Jersey, beachfront homeowners are still fighting efforts to build large sand dunes on their properties to protect against future hurricanes.

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New house construction
(Matt Cardy, Getty Images)

Post-Sandy Construction: Strong, Tough [AUDIO]

Hurricane Preparedness Week is a good time to take a look at how far we have come with better and more sturdy construction of shore homes and businesses in this post-Sandy era.

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shore house in Lavallette
Shore house in Lavallette (Townsquare Media photo)

Shore Rentals Showing Progress [POLL/AUDIO]

Coming off the second Memorial Day Weekend since Superstorm Sandy, realtors and experts are offering a glimpse into the status of the Jersey Shore rental market.

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Al Bello, Getty Images

Tourism Officials Look Forward to Summer [AUDIO]

The upcoming Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the 2014 summer tourism season in New Jersey, but it's also the first time Sandy won't be the first thing on the minds of tourism officials.

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Mantoloking, NJ
Mario Tama, Getty Images

State Awards $23.8M Contract for Steel Sea Wall

A northern New Jersey firm will get a $23.8 million contract to build a protective steel sea wall in two of the shore communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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7 Months After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Shore Open For Memorial Day
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

NJ Beach Badge Fees Hold Steady [AUDIO]

After Sandy there were dire predictions that Jersey shore communities would be forced to dramatically increase fees for beach badges to help pay for cleanup and restoration work. But it turns out the vast majority of shore towns are holding beach badge costs steady this summer.

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Hometown Heroes
Hometown Heroes (Image courtesy of Hometown Heroes via Facebook)

Ocean County Charity Needs Help Rebuilding After Toms River Fire [AUDIO]

After helping thousands of Superstorm Sandy victims rebuild their lives, an Ocean County charity finds itself with no place to go after losing everything in Thursday's fire in downtown Toms River.

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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
Mark Wilson, Getty Images

Towns Hit Hard by Sandy to Get Money Now

The New Jersey program to help build affordable housing to replace homes lost to Superstorm Sandy is proposing new rules that would keep more of the money in towns hit hard by the storm.

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