Sandy Heads for East Coast

    AT SEA - OCTOBER 24: In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy strengthened with winds up to 85 mph as it moves towards Cuba on October 24, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy developed South of Kingston, Jamaica as tropical storm two days earlier. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

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    After sweeping through the Caribbean and killing an estimated 60 people in its wake, Hurricane Sandy is posed to hammer the Eastern Seaboard as early as Monday. The sped of Sandy has declined, but is expected to pick back up and hit between Delmarva Peninsula and Rhode Island before blowing through eight states en route to Canada. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has already ordered evacuations of coastal areas and the casinos.

    Could be landing Monday.

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a state of emergency this morning.

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