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Hurricane Irma has now become Tropical Storm Irma as it exits Florida and heads for Georgia and the Carolina's with sustained winds around 70 mph.
Jacksonville was hit hard this morning by Irma resulting in record setting surge flooding not seen since Hurricane Dora in 1965, according to the National Weather Service.
Other damage in Florida is still being assessed.
Another disturbing site at a Jersey shore park on Saturday after several swastikas were found carved into the home team's bench at a roller hockey rink at Deerwood Park in Howell.
No other details were given but police say they are investigating and searching for whoever did it.
What's so great about the garden state?
Each week at this time, we are profiling some of the individuals and groups that make the garden state a great place to live.
On Saturday in Freehold, thousands will try to set a world record for the most people doing a minute of push-ups.

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