Six Months After Superstorm Sandy, Substantial Signs Of Progress

CBS New York

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Six months after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Tri-State Area, the region continues its steady, but sometimes slow, pace to a full recovery.

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. half a year later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

In New Jersey, Sandy destroyed about 360,000 homes and some areas along the shore are still struggling.

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“We’re doing a heck of a lot better today than we were six months ago,” Gov. Chris Christie told 1010 WINS on Monday. “But there are a lot of people, thousands of families who still don’t have their homes back to them.”

Beaches that were washed away are coming back, due to both nature and bulldozers, as officials work…

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