Reunited! Obama and Christie tour the Shore

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With New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie facing a tough reelection in a liberal-leaning state and President Obama facing a trio of scandals, a reunion on a Sandy-ravaged beach benefits both leaders.

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Jersey Shore reopens 7 months after Sandy: We’re 80% there, says Christie 

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Seven months after being devastated by the worst storm in New Jersey history, most of the beaches and boardwalks of the Jersey Shore are back and open for business in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Take that, Sandy.

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Six months after Sandy: ‘Home sweet home’ for some, others still adrift

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BREEZY POINT, N.Y. — The construction noises are almost constant at daytime in this coastal enclave six months after Hurricane Sandy, but for many residents whose homes were badly damaged, recovery is moving at a slow pace – or not at all.

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Future storms won’t be named ‘Sandy’

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The National Weather Service says the name Sandy won’t be used for any future storms after it was assigned to the massive storm that hit the East Coast in 2012.

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Following Sandy damage, Statue of Liberty to reopen on Fourth of July

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The Statue of Liberty, closed since Hurricane Sandy battered the Northeast more than nine months ago, will reopen to the public on July 4, officials announced Tuesday.

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Weary Sandy survivors hunker down for storm: Like a repeat ‘nightmare’

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NEW YORK — As millions of Americans braced for a winter storm bearing down on the Northeast on Friday, people still recovering from Hurricane Sandy stood in line at gas stations to buy fuel and stocked up on wood for the fireplace. It was, one man lamented, “like a nightmare of Sandy all over.”

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100 days after Hurricane Sandy, the Jersey Shore slowly recovers

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LEFT: The Atlantic Ocean has breached the Ocean County barrier island in three places in the borough of Mantoloking, and created a new inlet at the base of the Mantoloking Bridge. RIGHT: This is what the Mantoloking Bridge looks like 100 days later.

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Senate passes $50.5 billion in Sandy funds

The Senate Monday night passed a $50.5 billion emergency spending bill to aid people in New York and New Jersey who are trying to rebuild their homes and businesses after last October’s devastation from super-storm Sandy.

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Family in Sandy-damaged home suffers in deep freeze: ‘This is being exposed outdoors’

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Dee and Scott McGrath were huddled under two blankets, both wearing hooded sweatshirts and pants, with an electric heater by their bed. Dee heard her daughter coughing through the night from the room next door and feared she was getting sick.

FEMA leaves many Sandy victims languishing

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BREEZY POINT, N.Y. — A first-of-its-kind home repair program pioneered by the federal government and local agencies has made thousands of New York City homes livable since Hurricane Sandy, but thousands of other homeowners are still waiting for help, and growing more frustrated with each passing day.

Airport runway becomes parking lot for Sandy-damaged vehicles

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Insurance Auto Auctions Inc., a salvage auto auction company specializing in total-loss vehicles, acquired cars and trucks damaged by super storm Sandy and are temporarily storing them at Calverton Executive Airpark in Calverton, N.Y.

House votes to expand borrowing authority for Sandy flood claims

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Responding to the insurance claims of property owners hit by last October’s super-storm Sandy, the House voted Friday to approve $9.7 billion in additional borrowing authority for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which covers property owners in flood-prone areas.

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'Sandy Claus' delivers toys to storm-stricken kids

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The Associated Press reports — From his toy-cluttered Brooklyn apartment, the man in the red suit was making his list and checking it twice. But he made no distinction between naughty or nice: Every child on it would receive a gift from this Santa Claus.

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Sandy-struck Breezy Point facing ‘greatest historical challenge’

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BREEZY POINT, N.Y. — This private community, which has fended off previous existential threats, is now facing its “greatest historical challenge” as a result of Superstorm Sandy,  with some residents questioning whether they can afford to rebuild and others wondering if the resurrected beachside community will bear any resemblance to its bucolic former self.

A halting first step on what figures to be a long road back took place Thursday evening, when the Breezy Point Cooperative Inc. Board held its first post-Sandy shareholders meeting at a Catholic high school in Brooklyn.

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'Secret Santa' hands out $100 bills to stunned Sandy survivors in Staten Island

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A wealthy Missouri man posing as “Secret Santa” stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to Superstorm Sandy.

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