Landfall liveblog

Hurricane Sandy reached New Jersey shortly after six. Here's what happened next

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      Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

      Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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