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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
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Insurance problems still loom for Sandy flood victims in NJ

In the coming weeks, FEMA will reach out to all homeowners who filed Superstorm Sandy flood insurance claims -- informing them they can re-open their cases if their claims were denied, or if they feel they did not get a fair settlement. One expert warns that, for some victims, there may still be challenges ahead.

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Sandy damage victims can have tainted insurance claim denials re-opened

Victims whose Hurricane Sandy damage claims may have been denied or  reduced due to fraudulently altered insurance inspection reports will soon be able to have their filings re-examined.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved up the start of a beach replenishment project for Long Beach island, including Ship Bottom (above).  (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved up the start of a beach replenishment project for Long Beach island, including Ship Bottom (above). (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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Long Beach Island beach widening moved up to April

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — A $128 million project to widen beaches and shore up dunes on Long Beach Island has been moved up four months to April.

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NJ Transit gets more federal Sandy funds

New Jersey Transit has received another $147 million from the Federal Transit Administration for projects related to Superstorm Sandy.

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Highlighting shows how engineer's original language under "deleted" in the right hand margin is replaced by the words "were not" in the revised passage on the left. (Townsquare Media)
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How a 48-minute rewrite deleted support for an NJ couple’s Sandy damage claim

An insurance inspection report on Superstorm Sandy damage to a New Jersey couple's home was extensively rewritten at the engineeering firm's home office, overturning hours of on-site examination in 48 minutes and reversing findings that had supported their claim for coverage.

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Jon Bon Jovi in his JBJ Soul Kitchen community restaurant in Red Bank in 2011. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Jon Bon Jovi in his JBJ Soul Kitchen community restaurant in Red Bank in 2011. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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Jon Bon Jovi sponsors eatery in Sandy-ravaged Union Beach

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- Rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant in a Jersey shore community still struggling mightily to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

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Army Corps releases coastal flood risk management framework

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday issued a report saying that managing the flooding risk along the North Atlantic coast from events like Superstorm Sandy is something that has to be done collaboratively by all levels of government and the private sector.

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Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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FEMA backpedaling on funding given to Sandy Victims

An Ocean County woman displaced when Super Storm Sandy flooded her Seaside Heights apartment is being told she has to repay nearly $7,000 in money that FEMA approved for her to seek temporary housing and replace items destroyed during the hurricane.

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Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question on 'Ask the Governor,' Thursday night. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question on 'Ask the Governor,' Thursday night. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
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Sandy victims still waiting

More than two years after Sandy, thousands of New Jersey residents displaced by the superstorm are still waiting for grant money to help them recover and get back in their homes -- even though they finished all of the required paperwork months ago.

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Number of Sandy-displaced families unknown

Since Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey more than two years ago, the state has not been keeping track of the number of people displaced by the storm.

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