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Michael Wirtz, of Wilmington, Del., braves flood waters and high winds that arrive with Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J.

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Superstorm slams into New Jersey coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, threatening its subways and the electrical system that powers Wall Street. At least 10 deaths were blamed on the storm, which brought the presidential campaign to a halt a week before Election Day.

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