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NJ Farmers Use Agritourism to Attract Visitors

10-3-13
Offering items like corn mazes, pumpkin picking, hay rides and farm animals are ways New Jersey farmers take advantage of agritourism to bring in customers.
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Environmental Groups Take Legal Action to Reduce Fish Kills, Pollution

10-1-13
Environmentalists from New Jersey and Delaware say they will take legal action in both states to make industrial facilities change their ways to reduce fish kills and limit pollution discharge.
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Seaside Park Administrator Says Boardwalk Fire Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Sandy

9-20-13
Seaside Park Borough Administrator Bob Martucci says the effects of Hurricane Sandy caused the massive boardwalk fire that destroyed dozens of businesses.
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Business Owners Worry Electrical Wires Damaged by Sandy Could Cause Another Boardwalk Fire

9-18-13
After learning that the Seaside Boardwalk fire was caused by energized, inaccessible electrical wires compromised by the effects of Hurricane Sandy, business owners near the site of the fire worry it could happen to them.
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Officials Say Seaside Boardwalk Fire Accidental, Caused By Energized Electrical Wiring

9-17-13
Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato says an investigation has found the Seaside Boardwalk fire was accidental, caused by energized electrical wiring likely the result of effects of Hurricane Sandy.
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Residents Remain Displaced Nearly a Year After Hurricane Sandy

9-17-13
Almost a full year after Hurricane Sandy hit, some residents are still unable to move back into their homes.
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Business Owners Assess the Damage After Seaside Boardwalk Blaze

9-13-13
In an area that was just rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, businesses were again lost, this time by flames.
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Seaside Heights Mayor Says Boardwalk Fire Sets Back Sandy Recovery, But Could’ve Been Worse

9-13-13
Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers expected the damage from the fire to be worse and says the damage "is something we can handle."
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Officials Begin to Investigate Cause of Massive Boardwalk Fire

9-13-13
The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office is handling the investigation into what caused a huge fire that destroyed dozens of businesses and sections of the Seaside Boardwalk.
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Gov. Christie Gives a Briefing of the Seaside Boardwalk Blaze

9-12-13
Gov. Chris Christie addressed the media about the massive Seaside Boardwalk fire as it continued to burn. He declared a state of emergency after a fire that started at Kohr’s Ice Cream in Seaside Park quickly spread to the boardwalk and other buildings.