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The State of New Jersey's Health: Living in Sandy's Shadow Two Years Later

Superstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact.

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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  July 17, 2013 4:25 PM | Updated: July 25, 2013 | 3 Comments
A court decision gives government more power to build sand dunes even when homeowners object and (Ret.) Col. John Boulé talks regional strategy.VIDEO
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July 8, 2013 2:58 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:53 PM | Comments
Rebuilding NYC after Sandy, no swimming at NJ beaches, new book on MLK, IKEA wedding vows.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  June 19, 2013 2:52 PM | Comments
Beach-goers aren't allowed to swim at Middletown's two beaches, a first for the Monmouth County community.VIDEO
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June 12, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Clodagh McGowan  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
South Shore homeowners weigh the pros and costs of raising their homes in preparation for hurricane season.VIDEO
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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  May 15, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
It’s been stuck in the Atlantic Ocean for more than six months. Today, a 150-ton crane finally began pulling pieces of the Jet Star roller coaster from the water.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to The New York Times where the "Energy for Tomorrow" Conference looked at building sustainable cities.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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