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MONSTER STORM Nearly 500,00 Lose Power in NJ Mario Tama / Getty Images

Nearly 500,000 Lose Power in NJ

Nearly 500,000 residents of New Jersey had lost power by Monday evening as Hurricane Sandy inched closer to making landfall in the state. Gov. Chris Christie continued his brusque pronouncements on the storm, chiding Atlantic City's mayor for allowing residents to take shelter in public schools rather than evacuate. “For those elected officials who decided to ignore my admonition, this is now your responsibility,” Christie said at a press conference Monday afternoon.

October 29, 2012 6:25 PM