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Island Beach State Park to partially re-open

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SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey officials will announce on Friday that Island Beach State Park has partially reopened.

The park sustained damage during Superstorm Sandy.

The barrier island in Ocean County stretches 10 miles between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay.

It is a popular destination for beachgoers, fishermen and nature lovers.

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