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Weaker Than The Storm?

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Kate continues to chase Jersey's comeback after SuperStorm Sandy in the midst of criticism for Governor Christie's "Stronger Than The Storm" Campaign.  Some people are saying that this campaign wasn't financed correctly and that Christie made himself the star rather than putting the focus on the real recovery and using taxpayer dollars to promote himself.

So, Kate went down to the shore to see for herself if we really are stronger than the storm. In Ortley Beach she found a ghost town.  However, in Seaside Heights the boardwalk was completely rebuilt and business was bustling.  But, after talking to local business owners there many claimed that they had to do it and fund it all by themselves.

So, Kate called the New Jersey Economic Development Authority who told her that only 41 businesses received grants so far, months after Sandy. So is this ad campaign misleading? The Chasers debate that topic in the studio.

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