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NY, NJ ponder new boardwalks without the boards

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy's surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist season — in some places, without the boards. For reasons both practical and environmental, some communities are proposing to replace their wooden boardwalks with more durable synthetic materials or even concrete. That...