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This March 5, 2013 photo shows a house in Long Beach Township that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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Jersey Shore homeowners give up on anti-dune lawsuit

Seven homeowners in Margate, south of Atlantic City, ended their litigation Thursday against the state Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and others.

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Ashton Funk (Ashton Funk via MySpace)
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NJ firefighter loses fight to save job after shoplifting $7.98 from a Wawa

Is the punishment too harsh? Prosecutors say it doesn't matter that he was off duty when he committed the crime.

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Sand Dunes (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
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Margate accepts land seizure ruling in dune protection plan

A New Jersey city is not appealing a ruling that allows the state to seize oceanfront land for a protective dune project.

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Margate Fire Department (Google Maps)
Margate Fire Department (Google Maps)
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NJ firefighter to pay back $75K he stole from union to avoid prison

Michael Palmer instead received a year of probation.

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Margate Firefighter Convicted of Shoplifting; Could Lose Job Over $7.98

A Margate City firefighter was convicted last week of shoplifting $7.98 worth of merchandise from a local Wawa store and now could lose his job.

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Sand Dunes (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
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Margate wins new hearing to oppose sand dune plan

Margate is not going away quietly in its fight against New Jersey's plan to build protective sand dunes.

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PETA offers to help save Jersey shore’s elephant landmark

An animal rights organization is offering to help save a giant wood and tin elephant if it can send a message about the plight of the real-life creatures.

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 24: Layers of sand, rocks and shells are seen lodged in the dune face exposed as a result of beach erosion at Main Beach Southport on June 24, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia. Large sea swells and king tides are eroding the beaches of the Gold Coast, increasing fears of the financial effect the damage will have on tourism. It has been estimated a long-term solution to protect the sea walls and foreshore will cost AUD $30 million and a proposal will be presented to the city council next month. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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New Jersey goes to court to seize beach lots for Margate dunes

Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owned beach parcels to be used for a protective dune system that a South Jersey shore town and its residents bitterly oppose.

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Is this Margate blue house an eyesore? – Poll

A man in Margate has come under fire from his neighbors for bright lights emanating from his home.

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Sand Dunes (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
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Margate wins court battle vs. state

A shore town just outside Atlantic City won a round Thursday against New Jersey in the ongoing battle over the seizure of beachfront land to build protective sand dunes.

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