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Many Sandy Flood Victims Still Hung Out to Dry [AUDIO]

Almost nine months after Superstorm Sandy, many Jersey Shore towns hard-hit by the hurricane have rebuilt their boardwalks and reopened their businesses, but thousands of Garden State families that suffered flood damage in their homes are still living like nomads.

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Storm damage at the Jersey Shore (John Moore, Getty Images)
Storm damage at the Jersey Shore (John Moore, Getty Images)
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Towns Still Struggling With Sandy Costs

By now, you've probably heard that tax assessments on more than 40,000 Garden State properties have been reduced by $4.3 billion due to damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

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First Lady Mary Pat Christie thanks Jon Bon Jovi for a one million dollar donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.  (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
First Lady Mary Pat Christie thanks Jon Bon Jovi for a one million dollar donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Bon Jovi Donates $1 Million for Sandy Relief [VIDEO/AUDIO]

Rock legend and Sayreville native Jon Bon Jovi has donated $1 million dollars to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.

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Medical Marijuana Training Being Offered In NJ [AUDIO]

If you're looking for an exciting and profitable career change in a field that's really growing, perhaps you ought to consider the medical marijuana industry.

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Tougher Penalties for Texting and Talking While Driving Now Law [AUDIO]

If you're one of those people who is still talking and/or texting on your hand-held cell phone while driving, you could soon be paying dramatically higher fines and you might lose your driver's license for a while too.

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Shore Officials Crack Down on Underage Drinking [AUDIO]

Teens trying to buy alcohol at the Jersey Shore this summer will have a harder time of doing so with the yearly launch of the Cops in Shops program.

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Chris Christie on Ask the Governor, June 2013 (Staff photo)
Chris Christie on Ask the Governor, June 2013 (Staff photo)
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Gov. Christie Stands Firm On Same-Sex Marriage Views [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

Same-sex couples in New Jersey are happy after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that legally married same-sex couples should have the same federal benefits as heterosexual married couples, but how much of a difference will it really make?

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Governor Chris Christie sits in studio with Eric Scott for the June edition of "Ask the Governor."  (Photo by Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media)
Governor Chris Christie sits in studio with Eric Scott for the June edition of "Ask the Governor." (Photo by Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media)
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Christie Outlines More Help For Sandy-Affected Homeowners [VIDEO/AUDIO]

While more than 95 percent of Sandy-related insurance claims in New Jersey have been settled and paid, thousands of homeowners have not started rebuilding yet for a variety of reasons, but a new program will offer many of them assistance.

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Government Coalition Debates Minimum Wage
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Minimum Wage Hike Means Maximum Pain, NJ Biz Leaders Claim [AUDIO]

Garden State business leaders warn of very bad things to come if voters approve a ballot question this November that would amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the rate of inflation.

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Governor Chris Christie in studio for May's Ask the Governor
Governor Chris Christie in studio for May's Ask the Governor (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov. Christie on Gay Marriage, Sandy Aid and the Flag [VIDEO]

The June edition of Ask The Governor touched on Gov. Chris Christie's reaction to the United States Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage, a new  $780 million federal grant program that begins in July to assist with Sandy relief and what goes into the decision to fly flags at half-staff.

Here are the video highlights:

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Sand Dunes
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Should Easement Holdouts Be Named Publicly? [AUDIO]

The fate of that 11-mile dune project from the Manasquan Inlet down to the Barnegat Inlet rests in the hands of the property owners refusing to sign the easements.

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Wildwoods Boardwalk
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Wildwood Set to Enact Saggy Pants Ban [POLL/AUDIO]

As the debate over saggy pants continues, the Wildwood City Council is set to pass an ordinance later this evening to ban people from wearing extremely droopy pants on the boardwalk.

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