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Posted: February 6, 2013 at 4:34 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Deep, indiscriminate cuts to things like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs and slow down our recovery.This doesn’t have to happen.” President Barack Obama Article, 1A U.S. insurance program riles Christie UNION BEACH, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that the National Flood Insurance Program’s handling of claims in New Jersey “has stunk,” complaining that the program has been far too slow to get payments to victims of superstorm Sandy.

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