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Homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Point Pleasant
Home damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Point Pleasant (Dennis Malloy, Townsquare Media NJ)
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US makes 1st new payments to Sandy victims after review

The federal government has started making new payments to victims of Superstorm Sandy after a review found that some policyholders were not paid what they were due from the National Flood Insurance Program.

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(Photo by Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)
(Photo by Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)
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Caller explains why Christie and Obama’s hug still matters – Listen

It's been nearly three years since Hurricane Sandy, but that hug between Gov. Christie and President Obama is still causing controversy.

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A home destroyed by Sandy in Mantoloking, NJ
A home destroyed by Sandy in Mantoloking, NJ (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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A second chance at justice for Sandy victims

Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage could receive a letter as early as this week asking them if they want to reopen their claims so that they can be re-examined.

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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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Lawmakers call for probe into Sandy insurance claim denials

With mounting evidence that hundreds of families in New Jersey and New York had their Superstorm Sandy insurance claims denied because of fraud, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, along with New York Sens. Kristen Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are calling on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs to hold Congressional oversight hearings to get to the bottom of the situation.

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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)
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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Governor Chris Christie (Governor's Office, Tim Larsen)
Governor Chris Christie (Governor's Office, Tim Larsen)
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$1.28 billion approved for water infrastructure plans

Legislation authorizing $1.28 billion in state financing for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects will also allocate $355 million for resiliency and protection projects for Sandy-damaged infrastructure.

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The James family of Eatontown who found their dog "Reckless" a year and half after losing it during Superstorm Sandy. Here the family poses for a photograph in Neptune. (AP Photo/The Asbury Park Press, Mark R. Sullivan)
The James family of Eatontown who found their dog "Reckless" a year and half after losing it during Superstorm Sandy. Here the family poses for a photograph in Neptune. (AP Photo/The Asbury Park Press, Mark R. Sullivan)
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Family Reunited With Dog Lost During Sandy

A New Jersey family whose terrier-pit bull mix escaped from their backyard during Superstorm Sandy went to an animal shelter this week to adopt a new pet and came home with their old dog.

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
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NJ DEP Still Focused on Sandy Restoration [AUDIO]

A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey, the state Department of Environmental Protection remains focused on programs to rebuild and replenish beaches and sand dunes, buy out homes that are repeatedly flooded, assist homeowners in high-risk areas to elevate their homes, and improve waste water and water treatment infrastructure.

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Sons of Anarchy Cast Coming to Asbury Park for Sandy Benefit

It's the show that many have been following from the beginning, or in my case have been binge-watching on Netflix. The cast of "Sons of Anarchy" is coming to Asbury Park for a Superstorm Sandy benefit. But, what's the Jersey connection?

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Homes damaged from Sandy
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Toms River Getting $6.5 Million From FEMA For Demolitions

A Jersey shore town hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is getting more than $6.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help clean up from Superstorm Sandy.

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