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Mike Iann's Original Note
Mike Iann's Original Note
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Listen – The Original Sandy Survival Miracle [Interview]

It all started only two days after Superstorm Sandy - I got a text message from a friend with a picture of a heartwrenching note. It was written by a victim of Sandy, only known as "Mike". From reading the note, it looked like Mike hadn't survived. It was literally his goodbye message to his father and the world. And then things got really dramatic.

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TV Alert – Sandy Special on Monday Night

It was one of the most poignant and memorable stories to come in the wake of Hurricane Sandy - the story of Mike Iann, the "Miracle Survivor". We were the first to bring you the original story of Mike, and the note that he left to say goodbye when he thought that the storm would overpower him. Coming up next week, his story will be the focus of a TV special.

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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
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Studying Sandy’s Effect

In an effort to determine the long-term effects of Sandy on the health and well-being of New Jersey residents, the state Department of Health is backing a study that will be conducted by a joint research team from Rutgers and Columbia universities.

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Beach badge sales strong in New Jersey

Some Jersey shore communities still recovering from Sandy are encouraged by beach badge sales this season, nearly two years after the devastating hurricane.

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"Boardwalk - Stories from Sandy" App available for iOS and Android
"Boardwalk - Stories from Sandy" App available for iOS and Android
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Take A Free Interactive GPS Tour of the Seaside Boardwalk

Superstorm Sandy and the Seaside Boardwalk Fire changed Ocean County forever. A talented group of designers, producers, and journalists got together to make an interactive app to bring you right into the experiences on the Seaside Heights and Seaside Park boardwalks.

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Aerial shot of Mantoloking, NJ (John Moore, Getty Images)
Aerial shot of Mantoloking, NJ (John Moore, Getty Images)
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Sandy Projects Continue

The start of a steel sheet pilings project for Mantoloking and Brick is one of several coastal endeavors the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has to remediate after Superstorm Sandy.

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Mary's Place By The Sea, (Photo from Mary's Place Facebook Page)
Mary's Place By The Sea, (Photo from Mary's Place Facebook Page)
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A Rebuilt Sandy Damaged Non Profit Draws the Governor’s Attention

A Monmouth County charity that rebounded from Superstorm Sandy without government funding gets the attention of Governor Chris Christie. During his visit to Ocean Grove last week, the Governor also stopped by Mary's Place By The Sea.

The nonprofit provides a few days of retreat for female cancer patients for free but in its third year, the four-bed facility in Ocea

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Addressing Easement Holdouts

The Garden State dodged a bullet when Hurricane Arthur only grazed the state last weekend, but Gov. Chris Christie believes New Jersey is still vulnerable if another storm hits.

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Senate President Steve Sweeney
Senate President Steve Sweeney (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Fail on Sandy bill override

As with every previous attempt, state Senate Democrats were unsuccessful Monday in trying to override one of Gov. Chris Christie's vetoes. Their latest effort attempted to reverse Christie's conditional veto of the "Superstorm Sandy Bill of Rights."

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A Brilliant Solution to a New Shore Problem

One of the big hassles that a lot of shore residents are dealing with is having to raise their homes. Unfortunately, for a lot of beach community residents, it's just one of those things that we have to deal with. But, some are taking rather ingenious steps to make the process a little less of a hassle.

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